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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              76   03/21/2004
                        03/20/2004
 LOW              -13   03/03/1952
HIGHEST            74   03/30        65       9       67  03/16
                        03/27
LOWEST              2   03/04         3      -1       10  03/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.3              50.2    10.1     54.0
AVG. MINIMUM     24.4              22.4     2.0     21.9
MEAN             42.3              36.3     6.0     38.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.7     0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              28.5    -3.5       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.30   1894
 MINIMUM         0.03   1997
TOTALS           0.36              0.93   -0.57     0.42
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         3               7.6    -4.6        5
DAYS >= .10         1               3.5    -2.5        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.24   03/02 TO 03/02              0.23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           42.0   1894
TOTALS            5.0               8.3    -3.3      4.4
SINCE 7/1        16.0              43.2   -27.2     43.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               5.9    -1.9        6
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.9     0.1        1
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/13                          1
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   03/02 TO 03/02               2.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     695               890    -195      833
 SINCE 7/1       4939              6227   -1288     5852
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/200    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/220    DATE  03/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

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                       3
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     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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...WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD IN ELY...
...19TH DRIEST MARCH ON RECORD IN ELY...
...35TH LEASE SNOWY MARCH ON RECORD IN ELY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELY DURING MARCH 2015 WAS 42.3 DEGREES...
WHICH IS 6 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF
36.3 DEGREES. THIS MAKES MARCH 2015 THE WARMEST ON RECORD...BREAKING
THE OLD RECORD OF 42.1 DEGREES SET IN 2004. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS
0.36 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.57 OR 61 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.93 INCHES. THIS MAKES MARCH 2015 THE
19TH DRIEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 5.0 INCHES...WHICH
IS 3.3 INCHES OR 40 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL
OF 8.3 INCHES. THIS MAKES MARCH 2015 THE 35TH LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

A RECORD HIGH OF 74 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 27TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 72 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 28TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 72 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 29TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 74 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 30TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 73 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 31ST.

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DTK


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