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CXUS55 KLKN 030920 AAA
CLMEKO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
220 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              87   04/22/2012
 LOW                5   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            79   04/29        77       2       76  04/17
LOWEST             15   04/03        17      -2       20  04/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.3              59.4     2.9     60.9
AVG. MINIMUM     28.8              31.0    -2.2     29.5
MEAN             45.5              45.2     0.3     45.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              16.5     5.5       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.94   1900
 MINIMUM            T   1924
                        1916
                        1912
TOTALS           0.73              0.97   -0.24     1.00
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01         6               8.8    -2.8        7
DAYS >= .10         4               3.1     0.9        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   04/24 TO 04/25              0.59

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.0   1925
TOTALS            2.2               3.2    -1.0      2.6
SINCE 7/1        12.3              40.8   -28.5     20.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               3.2     0.8        6
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.1    -0.1        1
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   04/08                          2
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   04/08 TO 04/08               2.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     576               594     -18      586
 SINCE 7/1       5216              6571   -1355     6075
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/280    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/170    DATE  04/23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING APRIL 2015 WAS 45.5
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 45.2 DEGREES. THIS MAKES APRIL THE 35TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.73 INCHES...WHICH IS 75 PERCENT OF THE
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.97 INCHES. THIS MAKES APRIL THE 59TH DRIEST ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 2.2 INCHES...WHICH IS 69 PERCENT OF THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 3.2 INCHES. THIS MAKES APRIL THE 37TH
LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

NO DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURE OR PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET IN
APRIL AT THE ELKO NEVADA AIRPORT.

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