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

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...THE RENO TAHOE AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH 2015 AT THE RENO TAHOE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
WAS 52.1 DEGREES WHICH WAS 6.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES MARCH 2015
THE SECOND WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD AT RENO.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED FOR MARCH WAS 81 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
30TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 22 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED
ON THE 22ND.

FOR MARCH 2015 A TOTAL OF 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED AT THE
RENO TAHOE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS WAS 0.75 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. 0.0 INCHES
OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.4 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST FOR THE
MONTH WAS 40 MPH FROM THE WEST-NORTHWEST ON THE 22ND AND THE 31ST.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/31/1966
 LOW               -3   03/29/1897
HIGHEST            81   03/30        83      -2
LOWEST             22   03/04        -2      24
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.5              57.9     8.6
AVG. MINIMUM     37.7              33.5     4.2
MEAN             52.1              45.7     6.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              13.1    -3.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.15   1907
 MINIMUM         0.00   1887
TOTALS           0.01              0.76   -0.75
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.02   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         1               5.8    -4.8
DAYS >= .10         0               2.2    -2.2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.01   03/02 TO 03/02
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   5
                        0
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            0.0               2.0    -2.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.20   -0.20
SINCE 7/1         2.7              21.0   -18.3
 LIQUID 7/1      0.27
DAYS >= TRACE       0               2.6    -2.6
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     394               598    -204
 SINCE 7/1       3259              4236    -977
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/23/1973
 LATEST       06/27/1974
EARLIEST                        10/03
LATEST                          05/21
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/300    DATE  03/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  03/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     42

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                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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