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

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              67   12/04/1958
 LOW              -13   12/21/1967
HIGHEST            57   12/21        58      -1       63  12/02
LOWEST             12   12/31         6       6       -2  12/08
                        12/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.5              44.3     1.2     44.5
AVG. MINIMUM     26.6              19.4     7.2     17.3
MEAN             36.1              31.9     4.2     30.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               2.1     0.9        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              30.0    -5.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.02   1966
 MINIMUM         0.00   2011
                        2002
                        2000
TOTALS           0.35              0.31    0.04     0.04
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.00
DAYS >= .01         3               3.3    -0.3        3
DAYS >= .10         2               1.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   12/12 TO 12/12              0.02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     890              1028    -138     1051
 SINCE 7/1       1803              2245    -442     2278
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1004               783     221     1042
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/330    DATE  12/24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     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                      0

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

&&

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...6TH WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD AT TONOPAH AIRPORT...
...21ST WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD AT TONOPAH AIRPORT...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT TONOPAH AIRPORT DURING DECEMBER 2014
WAS 36.1 DEGREES...WHICH IS 4.2 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 31.9 DEGREES. THIS MAKES DECEMBER 2014
THE 6TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.35
INCHES...WHICH IS 0.04 INCHES OR 13 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.31 INCHES. THIS MAKES DECEMBER 2014
THE 21ST WETTEST ON RECORD.

A DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 57 DEGREES WAS TIED ON DECEMBER 21ST.
A DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 56 DEGREES WAS TIED ON DECEMBER 22ND.

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