ELKO, NEVADA
NORMALS, MEANS, AND EXTREMES

LATITUDE: 40 50 N LONGITUDE: 115 47' W ELEVATION: FT. GRND 5050 BARO 5080 TIME ZONE: PACIFIC WBAN: 24121

(a)
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
YEAR
TEMPERATURE (Deg. F)
Normals
-Daily Maximum
-Daily Minimum
-Monthly
Extremes
-Record Highest
-Year
-Record Lowest
-Year






65

65



36.7
13.4
25.1

64
1990
-43
1937


43.0
19.9
31.5

70
1986
-37
1933


50.2
25.0
37.6

77
1966
-9
1952


59.1
29.5
44.3

86
1992
-2
1936


69.4
36.8
53.1

92
1977
10
1965


80.2
44.6
62.4

104
1981
23
1976


91.0
50.3
70.7

107
1981
30
1995


88.6
48.6
68.7

107
1978
20
1992


78.3
38.9
58.7

99
1950
9
1934


65.9
29.6
47.7

88
1980
3
1991


49.1
22.5
35.8

78
1980
-12
1931


37.4
14.0
25.7

65
1995
-38
1932


62.4
31.1
46.8

107
JUL 1981
-43
JAN 1937
NORMAL DEGREE DAYS
Heating (base 65 Deg. F)
Cooling (base 65 Deg. F)




1237
0

938
0

849
0

621
0

369
0

138
60

18
194

42
157

235
46

536
0

876
0

1218
0

7077
457
% OF POSSIBLE SUNSHINE














MEAN SKY COVER(tenths)
Sunrise - Sunset
MEAN NUMBER OF DAYS:
Sunrise to Sunset
-Clear
-Partly Cloudy
-Cloudy
Precipitation
.01 inches or more
Snow, Ice Pellets, Hail
1.0 inches or more
Thunderstorms
Heavy Fog Visibility
1/4 mile or less
Temperature Deg. F
-Maximum
90 Deg. F and above
32 Deg. F and below
-Minimum
32 Deg. F and below
0 Deg. F and below

43


56
56
56

65

47
44

44


31
31

31
31

6.8


6.7
7.6
16.7

9.1

3.3
0.2

1.7


0.0
9.2

29.0
5.3

6.6


6.3
7.4
14.6

8.5

2.1
0.3

0.7


0.0
4.1

25.9
2.0

6.8


6.3
8.1
16.6

8.8

2.1
0.3

0.5


0.0
0.7

25.6
0.1

6.6


6.3
9.1
14.6

7.4

1.0
1.0

0.3


0.0
0.1

20.0
0.0

6.0


8.1
10.2
12.6

8.1

0.3
3.3

0.4


0.4
0.0

8.0
0.0

4.4


12.9
9.6
7.5

5.6

0.0
3.6

0.1


5.7
0.0

1.3
0.0

3.4


17.3
9.6
4.0

3.4

0.0
4.8

0.*


19.3
0.0

0.1
0.0

3.5


17.8
8.9
4.3

3.5

0.0
4.5

0.1


15.2
0.0

0.4
0.0

3.3


18.3
6.7
5.0

3.8

0.*
2.1

0.1


3.4
0.0

6.8
0.0

4.4


14.1
8.0
8.9

4.8

0.3
0.5

0.3


0.0
0.1

21.2
0.0

6.2


8.4
6.9
14.6

7.1

1.9
0.2

0.5


0.0
1.9

25.2
0.8

6.4


7.8
6.9
16.3

8.5

3.1
0.1

1.3


0.0
8.4

29.1
4.3

5.4


130.2
99.1
135.9

78.6

14.1
20.8

5.9


44.0
24.5

192,6
12,5
AV. STATION PRES. (mb)
21
846.9
846.0
842.7
842.9
842.8
844.0
845.7
845.8
845.9
846.6
846.3
847.0
845.2
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%)
Hour 04
Hour 10 (Local Time)
Hour 16
Hour 22

30
30
30
30

79
72
59
77

79
66
52
76

77
54
41
69

73
43
33
59

71
38
30
55

67
32
25
47

56
25
19
37

56
26
20
38

61
32
22
46

67
41
28
56

76
61
49
72

78
70
59
76

70
47
36
59
PRECIPITATION (in.)
Water Equivalent
-Normal
-Maximum Monthly
-Year
-Minimum Monthly
-Year
-Maximum in 24 hrs
-Year
Snow, Ice Pellets, Hail
-Maximum Monthly
-Year
-Maximum in 24 hrs
-Year



65

65

65


64

47



0.98
3.35
1956
0.04
1961
1.27
1951

27.4
1950
16.7
1951


0.80
2.93
1932
0.06
1988
0.89
1936

26.1
1932
9.1
1949


0.96
2.39
1989
0.04
1988
1.02
1975

23.2
1967
13.8
1967


0.82
2.17
1963
0.02
1992
1.10
1943

15.6
1975
10.0
1975


1.00
4.09
1971
T
1974
1.73
1971

11.3
1971
8.6
1971


0.91
2.61
1963
T
1994
1.85
1968

T
1995
T
1995


0.33
2.35
1950
0.00
1963
1.04
1950

T
1995
T
1995


0.65
4.61
1970
T
1969
4.13
1970

T
1993
T
1993


0.62
3.22
1978
T
1951
2.32
1978

2.0
1982
2.0
1982


0.65
2.76
1938
T
1995
1.31
1939

5.6
1984
5.2
1963


1.11
2.77
1942
T
1959
1.31
1950

16.8
1985
9.0
1965


1.10
4.21
1983
T
1976
1.62
1950

33.2
1983
9.3
1992


9.93
4.61
AUG 1970
0.00
JUL 1963
4.13
AUG 1970

33.2
DEC 1983
16.7
JAN 1951
WIND
Mean Speed (mph)
Prevailing Direction
through 1964
Fastest Mile
-Direction(!!)
-Speed(mph)
-Year
Peak Gust
-Direction(!!)
-Speed(mph)
-Date

44



37







5.2

SW

23
40
1952





5.7

SW

27
39
1963





6.6

SW

29
41
1952





7.2

SW

25
48
1956





6.8

SW

34
55
1955





6.7

SW

27
61
1984





6.2

SW

21
37
1991





5.9

SW

16
35
1966





5.4

SW

27
58
1959





5.0

SW

29
35
1953





5.1

SW

20
40
1984





5.0

SW

27
50
1952





5.9

SW

27
61
JUN 1984




(a) - Length of Record in Years, although individual months may be missing.
0.* or * - The value is between 0.0 and 0.05.
Normals - Based on the 1961 - 1990 record period.
Extremes - Dates are the most recent occurrence.
Wind Dir.- Numerals show tens of degrees clockwise from true north. "00" indicates calm.
Resultant Directions are given to whole degrees.