STATION:  CALIENTE AIRPORT (KP38), NV

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Dec 1997 to Nov 2002

Summaries based on unedited daily ASOS data.  Errors may be present.

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TEMPERATURE (F)     |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
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Avg Max Temp        |  50.5  52.0  60.3  65.7  78.3  88.6  94.7  93.1  84.8  71.6  58.1  48.5 |   70.5
Avg Min Temp        |  19.4  24.2  27.5  34.6  41.8  48.6  56.8  55.6  46.9  34.1  23.4  16.8 |   35.8
Avg Temperature     |  34.9  38.1  43.9  50.1  60.0  68.6  75.7  74.4  65.8  52.9  40.7  32.6 |   53.2
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    63    69    78    87    98   102   107   103    95    90    77    62 |    107
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    20    28    31    26    30    30    16    18    14    01    02    02 |
               -Year|  2000  1999  2002  2000  2002  1999  1998  2001  2000  2001  1999  1998 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|    -3     8    10    15    28    36    43    43    31    20     5    -3 |     -3
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    30    01    03    01    12    14    04    25    29    28    12    22 |
               -Year|  2002  2002  2002  1999  2000  2001  2000  2002  1999  1997  2000  1998 |
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Heating Degree Days |   932   761   653   447   184    41     0     1    47   377   728  1004 |   5174
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     0    30   149   333   291    72     1     0     0 |    877
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.2  16.8  24.7  24.1   7.3   0.4   0.0   0.0 |   76.6
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.0   0.0   0.8   9.5  20.9  27.0  31.0  30.6  27.7  15.1   1.2   0.0 |  163.7
    Max Temp <= 32  |   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.7 |    0.9
                    |                                                                         |
    Min Temp <= 32  |  29.7  24.8  25.0  10.4   1.5   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.6  13.8  28.1  30.3 |  164.3
    Min Temp <= 20  |  17.9   8.4   3.4   0.6   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   8.0  23.1 |   61.7
    Min Temp  <= 0  |   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.1 |    1.3
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Avg Dew Point Temp  |  18.8  22.4  22.3  26.7  29.0  32.2  40.6  41.1  35.4  26.8  21.6  16.4 |   27.8
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  27.9  31.4  35.2  39.9  45.9  50.9  56.6  56.4  49.1  40.1  31.8  25.6 |   40.9
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.17 30.15 30.00 29.97 29.90 29.86 29.90 29.92 29.93 30.02 30.14 30.24 |  30.02
(Inches of Mercury) |                                                                         |
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WEATHER             |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
See disclaimer below|                                                                         |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Thunderstorms   |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
    Heavy Fog       |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
    Fog             |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
    Hail            |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  0.38  1.07  0.64  1.22  0.33  0.48  0.29  0.61  0.44  0.83  0.36  0.22 |   6.87
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  0.52  1.34  0.60  0.76  0.40  0.82  0.60  0.91  0.50  0.61  0.61  0.23 |   1.34
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    Date of Ext-Day |    11    23    06    25    05    04    23    30    11    30    11    23 |
               -Year|  2001  1998  1998  1998  1998  1999  1998  2000  1998  2000  2000  2001 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   4.4   6.0   5.0   7.0   3.2   2.6   2.4   4.0   4.0   5.0   3.8   3.5 |   50.9
    >= 0.10         |   1.2   2.6   2.2   3.3   0.8   1.2   0.8   1.5   1.6   2.5   1.0   0.8 |   19.5
    >= 0.25         |   0.4   1.0   0.8   2.5   0.4   0.8   0.4   0.6   0.6   1.0   0.2   0.0 |    8.7
    >= 0.50         |   0.2   0.4   0.4   0.6   0.0   0.2   0.2   0.4   0.2   0.8   0.2   0.0 |    3.7
    >= 1.00         |   0.0   0.4   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.4
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   2.4   3.1   4.0   4.1   4.6   4.7   4.5   3.9   3.2   2.6   2.1   2.3 |    3.5
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  12.2  13.8  15.9  17.1  18.3  17.7  18.3  16.4  15.5  13.4  12.3  11.8 |   15.2
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  16.0  18.2  21.3  23.9  24.9  23.9  24.6  22.5  21.0  17.7  16.1  15.6 |   20.5
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Maximum Daily Avg   |   9.0  10.5  11.9  12.6  13.5  13.2   9.7   8.1   9.5  10.3   8.5  10.2 |   13.5
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    26    24    29    29    30    33    29    25    26    31    26    26 |     33
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    27    09    20    23    13    03    11    09    08    10    24    08 |
               -Year|  2002  1999  1999  1998  2001  1998  2002  2001  1998  2000  2001  1997 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    39    37    43    41    89    44    37    37    38    45    36    40 |     89
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    28    09    20    23    05    03    19    09    08    10    13    09 |
               -Year|  2002  1999  1999  1998  2000  1998  1998  2001  1998  2000  2001  1998 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   1.2   1.6   4.0   5.4   7.2   4.4   4.6   3.0   2.6   1.2   1.9   2.7 |   39.7
   Peak Gust >=40   |   0.0   0.0   0.4   0.5   0.8   0.4   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.0   0.2 |    2.5
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.2
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.0   0.0 |    0.6
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
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Observations of WEATHER may me innacurate due to early ASOS inconsistancies.  Average days
with Thunderstorms may be low due to early mis-detection.

Heavy Fog = Visibility less than or equal to 1/4 mile.
Fog = Visibility greater than 1/4 mile or less than 7 miles.
Peak Gust = Maximum 5-second average.
Snowfall data not observed at ASOS stations.

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