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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
923 PM PST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE ELY AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   07/12/2002
                        07/18/1998
 LOW              -30   02/06/1989
HIGHEST            97   07/14        96       1       99
LOWEST             -9   02/02       -16       7      -24
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.5              61.4     3.1     61.6
AVG. MINIMUM     31.1              28.5     2.6     28.1
MEAN             47.8              45.0     2.8     44.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     23              20.0     3.0       36
DAYS MAX <= 32     12              20.6    -8.6       28
DAYS MIN <= 32    199             211.1   -12.1      224
DAYS MIN <= 0       5              15.3   -10.3       30

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.20   1897
 MINIMUM         4.22   1974
TOTALS           9.26              9.76   -0.50     8.54
DAILY AVG.          T              0.03   -0.03        T
DAYS >= .01        67              75.2    -8.2       71
DAYS >= .10        24              30.1    -6.1       26
DAYS >= .50         6               3.3     2.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.85   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          128.4   2010
 24 HR TOTAL     16.0   04/07/1900 TO 04/07/1900
 SNOW DEPTH        24   01/23/2010
TOTALS           32.6              50.8   -18.2     57.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE      45              35.7     9.3       40
DAYS >= 1.0        10              16.2    -6.2       13
DAYS >= 5.0         1                                  5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   01/31                         12
 24 HR TOTAL      7.1   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6444              7523   -1079     7619
COOLING TOTAL     286               218      68      387
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/190    DATE  04/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    66/190    DATE  04/22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      18
LIGHT RAIN               69     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                      13
LIGHT SNOW               38     SLEET                      0
FOG                      55     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                     15

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

&&

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...WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IN ELY (TIED WITH 2012)...
...42ND WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD IN ELY...
...13TH LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD IN ELY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELY DURING 2014 WAS 47.8 DEGREES...
WHICH IS 2.8 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL
OF 45.0 DEGREES. THIS MAKES 2014 THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD...
TIED WITH 2012. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 9.26 INCHES...
WHICH IS 0.50 INCHES OR 5 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 9.76 INCHES. DESPITE THE NEGATIVE
DEPARTURE...THIS STILL MAKES 2014 THE 42ND WETTEST YEAR ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 32.6 INCHES...WHICH IS 18.2
INCHES OR 36 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL
OF 50.8 INCHES. THIS MAKES 2014 THE 13TH LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON
RECORD.

SEPTEMBER 2014 WAS THE WARMEST ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 61.4 DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 61.1 DEGREES
IN SEPTEMBER 1979.

$$

RCM




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