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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/04/1981
                        08/04/1978
                        07/24/1890
 LOW              -43   01/21/1937
HIGHEST           104   07/14       100       4      104
LOWEST             -6   12/31       -12       6      -17
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.8              62.2     3.6     62.4
AVG. MINIMUM     34.2              31.2     3.0     31.3
MEAN             50.0              46.7     3.3     46.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     43              38.2     4.8       65
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              24.8   -13.8       36
DAYS MIN <= 32    179             185.7    -6.7      199
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               8.9    -6.9       25

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.34   1983
 MINIMUM         4.35   1919
TOTALS          10.29              9.91    0.38     6.46
DAILY AVG.          T              0.03   -0.03     0.02
DAYS >= .01        85              81.2     3.8       68
DAYS >= .10        33              32.1     0.9       23
DAYS >= .50         3               2.9     0.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.94   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          100.8   1996
 24 HR TOTAL     18.4   01/24/1996 TO 01/24/1996
 SNOW DEPTH        24   01/01/1948
                        02/05/1932
TOTALS           17.9              41.3   -23.4     28.4
SINCE 7/1         7.5              15.6    -8.1     10.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE      56              33.8    22.2       51
DAYS >= 1.0         6              14.7    -8.7       11
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/30                          9
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5902              7065   -1163     7268
COOLING TOTAL     549               383     166      776
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/170    DATE  12/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/170    DATE  12/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      21
LIGHT RAIN               74     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       6
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               43     SLEET                      0
FOG                      64     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     38

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

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...2ND WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...35TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...10TH LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING 2014 WAS 50.0
DEGREES...WHICH IS 3.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 46.7 DEGREES. THIS MAKES 2014 THE 2ND
WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 10.29
INCHES...WHICH IS 0.38 INCHES OR 4 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 9.91 INCHES. THIS MAKES 2014 THE 35TH
WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 17.9 INCHES...
WHICH IS 23.4 INCHES OR 57 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 41.3 INCHES. THIS MAKES 2014 THE 10TH
LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD.

THE FIRST KNOWN TORNADO EVER RECORDED TO STRIKE ELKO AIRPORT
OCCURRED ON MAY 21ST 2014.

$$

RCM





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