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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1137 AM PDT WED JUN 3 2020

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2020

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            96   05/29        85      11       82  05/13
LOWEST             25   05/07        24       1       23  05/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.3              69.2     5.1     64.7
AVG. MINIMUM     38.9              37.6     1.3     38.2
MEAN             56.6              53.4     3.2     51.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               0.3     2.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               6.1     1.9        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.09   1971
 MINIMUM         0.00   1893
TOTALS           0.65              0.96   -0.31     3.55
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.12
DAYS >= .01         5               8.1    -3.1       16
DAYS >= .10         2               3.3    -1.3       11
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   05/18 TO 05/18              0.66

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.3   1971
TOTALS              T               0.5    -0.5      0.4
SINCE 7/1        28.5              41.3   -12.8     54.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.8     0.2        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL        T   05/18 TO 05/18               0.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     283               364     -81      412
 SINCE 7/1       6280              6935    -655     6701
COOLING TOTAL      29                 4      25        0
 SINCE 1/1         31                 4      27        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/200    DATE  05/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/160    DATE  05/30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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...MAY 2020 IN ELKO WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL...
...A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 96 DEGREES WAS SET ON MAY 29 2020...
...A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 86 DEGREES WAS SET ON MAY 10 2020...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING MAY 2020 WAS 56.6
DEGREES... WHICH IS 3.2 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 53.4 DEGREES.
THIS MAKES MAY 2020 THE 12TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION
WAS 0.65 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.31 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 0.96 INCHES
AND 68 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MADE MAY DRIER THAN NORMAL. TOTAL
SNOWFALL OF A TRACE WAS RECORDED...THE PERIOD OF RECORD FOR THE
ELKO AREA BEGAN IN 1888 AND THE CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL IS FROM 1981-2010.

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DTK



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