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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
143 AM PDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH 2014 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 39.3
DEGREES.  THIS IS 3.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 66 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON 16TH.  THE LOWEST
READING FOR MARCH WAS 20 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON BOTH THE 19TH AND
THE 31ST.

FOR MARCH 2014 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RECORDED A TOTAL OF 2.10 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION.  THIS IS 0.77 INCH BELOW NORMAL.  A TOTAL OF 9.8
INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS RECORDED FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 6.1 MPH.  THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 48 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
25TH.


CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              70   03/27/1988
 LOW              -10   03/02/1971
HIGHEST            66   03/16        70      -4
LOWEST             20   03/31       -10      30
                        03/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.8              48.5     3.3
AVG. MINIMUM     26.8              22.5     4.3
MEAN             39.3              35.5     3.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              28.3     0.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.10              2.87   -0.77
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.09   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        11                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.80   03/29 TO 03/29
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.05                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1      3.25
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     785               915    -130
 SINCE 7/1       5400              6152    -752
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/190    DATE  03/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/190    DATE  03/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

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

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