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CLMEKO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
643 AM PDT THU MAY 2 2019

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   04/22/2012
 LOW                5   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            79   04/19        77       2       85  04/27
LOWEST             25   04/01        17       8       17  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.8              59.4     2.4     62.2
AVG. MINIMUM     36.0              31.0     5.0     31.7
MEAN             48.9              45.2     3.7     47.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              16.5    -9.5       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.94   1900
 MINIMUM            T   1924
                        1916
                        1912
TOTALS           0.75              0.97   -0.22     0.99
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01        11               8.8     2.2        8
DAYS >= .10         1               3.1    -2.1        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   04/02 TO 04/02              0.55

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.0   1925
TOTALS            1.2               3.2    -2.0      0.5
SINCE 7/1        54.1              40.8    13.3     28.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       7               3.2     3.8        6
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.1    -1.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   04/30 TO 04/30               0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     475               594    -119      533
 SINCE 7/1       6289              6571    -282     6043
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/230    DATE  04/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/230    DATE  04/20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     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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...APRIL IN ELKO WAS 12TH WARMEST WITH ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION AND
BELOW NORMAL SNOWFALL...
...RECORD SNOWFALL OF 0.9 INCHES WAS SET AT ELKO AIRPORT ON APRIL
30TH. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 0.5 SET IN 1948...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING APRIL 2019 WAS 48.8 DEGREES...
WHICH IS 3.7 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF
45.1 DEGREES.  THIS MAKES APRIL 2019 THE 12TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE
TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.75 INCHES... WHICH IS 0.22 INCHES BELOW
THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.97 INCHES. THIS MAKES APRIL
2019 THE 60TH WETTEST ON RECORD, AT 77 PERCENT OF NORMAL
PRECIPITATION. TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 1.2 INCHES...WHICH IS -2.0 INCHES
BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 3.2 INCHES. THIS MAKES
APRIL ELKO`S 59TH LEAST SNOWY APRIL AT 44 PERCENT OF NORMAL
SNOWFALL.


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DTK


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