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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
152 AM PDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL 2015 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 43.0
DEGREES.  THIS IS 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 71 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE 28TH.  THE
LOWEST READING FOR APRIL WAS 19 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 3RD.

FOR APRIL 2015 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RECORDED A TOTAL OF 1.35 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION.  THIS IS 0.31 INCH ABOVE NORMAL.  A TOTAL OF 8.8
INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED FOR APRIL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.7 MPH.  THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 51 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
13TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   04/30/1981
 LOW                    04/07/1975
                        04/06/1975
HIGHEST            71   04/28        76      -5
LOWEST             19   04/03                20
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.6              54.2     3.4
AVG. MINIMUM     28.3              26.6     1.7
MEAN             43.0              40.4     2.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              25.7    -1.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.35              1.04    0.31
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         3                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.92   04/24 TO 04/25
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.88                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1      2.06
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   04/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     655               738     -83
 SINCE 7/1       5164              6890   -1726
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/190    DATE  04/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/190    DATE  04/13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     48

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     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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