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CLMEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
649 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   03/21/2004
                        03/18/1910
 LOW              -15   03/02/1890
HIGHEST            76   03/30        67       9       69  03/16
                        03/27
LOWEST             12   03/04        12       0       17  03/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.7              51.6    11.1     54.6
AVG. MINIMUM     25.9              26.2    -0.3     25.9
MEAN             44.3              38.9     5.4     40.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              24.8     0.2       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.75   1904
                        1902
 MINIMUM         0.04   1988
TOTALS           0.16              1.00   -0.84     1.29
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01         2               8.8    -6.8       10
DAYS >= .10         1               3.5    -2.5        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.11   03/23 TO 03/23              0.35

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.5   1902
TOTALS            0.7               5.1    -4.4      5.3
SINCE 7/1        10.1              37.6   -27.5     17.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               4.7    -1.7        8
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.1    -2.1        3
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/03                          3
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   MM                           3.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     632               809    -177      758
 SINCE 7/1       4640              5977   -1337     5489
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/250    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/260    DATE  03/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     46

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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...2ND WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...6TH DRIEST MARCH ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...21ST LEAST SNOWY RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING MARCH 2015 WAS 40.3
DEGREES...WHICH IS 5.4 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 38.9 DEGREES. THIS MAKES MARCH
2015 THE SECOND WARMEST ON RECORD.THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION
WAS 0.16... WHICH IS 0.84 INCHES OR 84 PERCENT BELOW THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 1 INCH.THIS MAKES MARCH
2015 THE 6TH DRIEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 0.7
INCHES...WHICH IS 4.4 INCHES OR 86 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 5.1 INCHES. THIS MAKES MARCH THE
21ST LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

A RECORD HIGH OF 70 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 10.
A RECORD HIGH OF 72 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 14.
A RECORD HIGH OF 72 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 16.
A RECORD HIGH OF 76 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 27.
A RECORD HIGH OF 76 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 30.

$$

DTK



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