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CLMEKO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
145 AM PDT WED JUN 6 2018

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   05/28/2003
 LOW                8   05/02/1913
HIGHEST            84   05/08        85      -1       88  05/30
LOWEST             25   05/01        24       1       31  05/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.9              69.2     2.7     72.2
AVG. MINIMUM     41.0              37.6     3.4     39.7
MEAN             56.4              53.4     3.0     56.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               6.1    -2.1        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.09   1971
 MINIMUM         0.00   1893
TOTALS           2.22              0.96    1.26     0.57
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.03    0.04     0.02
DAYS >= .01        13               8.1     4.9        7
DAYS >= .10         8               3.3     4.7        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.43   05/13 TO 05/13              0.32

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.3   1971
TOTALS              T               0.5    -0.5        T
SINCE 7/1        28.2              41.3   -13.1     53.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.8     1.2        5
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL        T   05/17 TO 05/17                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     257               364    -107      275
 SINCE 7/1       6300              6935    -635     6234
COOLING TOTAL       1                 4      -3        4
 SINCE 1/1          1                 4      -3        4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/170    DATE  05/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/170    DATE  05/20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             13     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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...15TH WARMEST MAY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...11TH WETTEST MAY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...42ND SNOWIEST MAY ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING MAY 2018 WAS 56.4 DEGREES...
WHICH IS 3 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 53.4
DEGREES.  THIS MAKES MAY THE 15TH WARMEST ON RECORD.  THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION WAS 2.22...WHICH IS 231 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.96 INCHES. THIS MAKES MAY THE 11TH WETTEST
ON RECORD.  THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS A TRACE OF AN INCH...WHICH IS 0.5
INCHES BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.5 INCHES.  THIS
MAKES MAY THE 42ND LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

A RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 0.43 INCHES WAS SET ON MAY 13.
A RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 0.41 INCHES WAS SET ON MAY 17

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LAM/DS



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