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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 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              79   03/21/2004
                        03/20/2004
 LOW                4   03/02/1971
HIGHEST            78   03/27        71       7       69  03/25
                                                          03/16
LOWEST             20   03/04        18       2       22  03/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.5              56.8     8.7     59.2
AVG. MINIMUM     34.9              29.0     5.9     30.7
MEAN             50.2              42.9     7.3     45.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              20.7   -10.7       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.38   1978
 MINIMUM         0.00   2003
                        1997
                        1972
TOTALS           0.26              0.57   -0.31     0.03
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01         3               4.1    -1.1        1
DAYS >= .10         1               1.8    -0.8        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   03/02 TO 03/02              0.03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     453               685    -232      614
 SINCE 7/1       3575              4727   -1152     4387
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/330    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  03/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     33

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                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

-  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 TONOPAH...
...29TH WETTEST MARCH ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING MARCH 2015 WAS 50.2
DEGREES WHICH IS 7.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 42.9 DEGREES. THIS MAKES MARCH 2015 THE WARMEST ON
RECORD...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 50.1 DEGREES SET IN 2004.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.26 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.31 INCHES
OR 54 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.57
INCHES. THIS MAKES MARCH 2015 THE 29TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

A RECORD HIGH OF 78 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 27TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 76 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 28TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 75 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 29TH.


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DTK



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