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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
140 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH 2015 AT THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE AIRPORT WAS
43.2 DEGREES. THIS WAS 7.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES MARCH 2015 THE
WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE.

THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 71 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED
ON THE 30TH. THE LOWEST READING FOR MARCH WAS 15 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON
THE 4TH.

FOR MARCH 2015 THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE AIRPORT RECORDED A TOTAL OF 0.15 INCHES
OF PRECIPITATION. THIS WAS 2.72 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. A TOTAL OF 0.9 INCHES
OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED FOR MARCH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.2 MPH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST FOR
THE MONTH WAS 56 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 15TH.



CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   03/30/2015
 LOW              -10   03/02/1971
HIGHEST            71R  03/30        70       1
LOWEST             15   03/04       -10      25
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.7              48.5    10.2
AVG. MINIMUM     27.7              22.5     5.2
MEAN             43.2              35.5     7.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              28.3    -4.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.15              2.87   -2.72
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.09   -0.09
DAYS >= .01         5                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         0                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.07   03/01 TO 03/01
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.09                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1      1.18
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/02
                        03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     670               915    -245
 SINCE 7/1       4509              6152   -1643
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/180    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/170    DATE  03/15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

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

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

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