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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   07/11/2002
 LOW              -37   12/22/1990
HIGHEST           106   07/14       104       2      107
LOWEST              3   02/01        -9      12      -26
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.1              65.7     2.4     65.0
AVG. MINIMUM     35.2              32.7     2.5     30.0
MEAN             51.6              49.2     2.4     47.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     56              58.0    -2.0       69
DAYS MAX <= 32      2              10.9    -8.9       39
DAYS MIN <= 32    171             178.7    -7.7      205
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               4.8    -4.8       31

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.10   1998
 MINIMUM         3.13   1954
TOTALS           8.55              8.28    0.27     5.72
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        63              70.8    -7.8       54
DAYS >= .10        26              26.8    -0.8       19
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.21   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           56.2   1937
 24 HR TOTAL     10.9   01/12/1890 TO 01/12/1890
 SNOW DEPTH        17   01/31/1937
TOTALS            9.2              20.9   -11.7     23.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE      26              21.0     5.0       31
DAYS >= 1.0         2               7.5    -5.5        7
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/31                          8
 24 HR TOTAL      3.9   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5427              6306    -879     7062
COOLING TOTAL     674               542     132      762
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/260    DATE  12/24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      17
LIGHT RAIN               89     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               19     SLEET                      0
FOG                      50     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     46

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

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...3RD WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...57TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...9TH LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING 2014 WAS 51.6
DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.4 DEGREES ABOVE TEH 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 49.2 DEGREES. THIS MAKES 2014 THE 3RD
WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 8.55
INCHES...WHICH IS 0.27 INCHES OR 3 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 8.28 INCHES. THIS MAKES 2014 THE 57TH
WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 9.2 INCHES...
WHICH IS 11.7 INCHES OR 56 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 20.9 INCHES. THIS MAKES 2014 THE 9TH
LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD.

JULY 2014 WAS THE WARMEST JULY ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 77.5 DEGREES. THIS BEAT THE OLD RECORD OF 77.2
DEGREES SET IN JULY 1931.

DECEMBER 2014 WAS TIED FOR THE LEAST SNOWY DECEMBER ON RECORD
WITH ONLY A TRACE OF SNOWFALL. THIS TIED 1999, 1989, 1986,
1960, 1929, 1917, 1900, 1896 AND 1877.

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RCM




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