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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              70   12/10/1939
 LOW              -37   12/22/1990
HIGHEST            64   12/11        58       6       59  12/02
LOWEST              8   12/31        -3      11      -26  12/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.7              41.3     4.4     32.9
AVG. MINIMUM     26.5              17.4     9.1      3.5
MEAN             36.1              29.4     6.7     18.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               4.3    -2.3       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              28.1    -1.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.0    -2.0       12

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.66   1983
 MINIMUM            T   1877
TOTALS           1.16              0.93    0.23     0.61
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         9               8.0     1.0        5
DAYS >= .10         3               3.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   12/19 TO 12/20              0.38

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.0   1889
TOTALS              T               5.3    -5.3      9.9
SINCE 7/1         2.3               8.8    -6.5     16.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  3
DAYS >= TRACE       7               4.6     2.4        7
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.8    -1.8        2
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/01                          8
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/28 TO 12/28               6.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     885              1105    -220     1443
 SINCE 7/1       2179              2673    -494     2988
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        674               541     133      762
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/260    DATE  12/24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     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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...12TH WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...42ND WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...LEAST SNOWY DECEMBER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING DECEMBER 2014 WAS
36.1 DEGREES...WHICH IS 6.7 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 29.4 DEGREES. THIS MAKES DECEMBER 2014
THE 12TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.16
INCHES...WHICH IS 0.23 INCHES OR 25 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.93 INCHES. THIS MAKES DECEMBER 2014
THE 42ND WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS A TRACE...
WHICH IS 5.3 INCHES OR 100 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 5.3 INCHES. THIS TIES DECEMBER 2014 WITH
9 OTHER DECEMBERS FOR THE LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

A DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES WAS TIED ON DECEMBER 11TH.
A DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 0.66 INCHES WAS SET ON DECEMBER 20TH.

$$

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