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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Elko, Nevada, gets 12 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 41 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 64.

On average, there are 231 sunny days per year in Elko, Nevada. The July high is around 90 degrees. The January low is 13. Sperling's comfort index for Elko is a 66 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATEElko, NevadaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  12.239.2
  Snowfall (in.)  41.325.8
  Precipitation Days  64102
  Sunny Days  231205
  Avg. July High  89.886.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  12.822.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6654
  UV Index  4.14.3
  Elevation ft.  5,1271,443

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  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
elko life
Spent my teen years in Elko & my parents still live there. It is extremely isolated. Life revolves around the mining industry. The old ranching families that live... (read more)
Mining based economy
Elko has an economy that is fairly typical of mining areas, that is, boom and bust. I've lived here for about 16 or so years. It's boomed tremendously twice and busted... (read more)
Ct versus NV
Northeast, CT. Humid in the summer, cold and wet in the winter. Fall is nice. Very expensive with high... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Mining based economy
Elko has an economy that is fairly typical of mining areas, that is, boom and bust. I've lived here for about 16 or so years. It's boomed tremendously twice and busted... (read more)
elko life
Spent my teen years in Elko & my parents still live there. It is extremely isolated. Life revolves around the mining industry. The old ranching families that live... (read more)
Ct versus NV
Northeast, CT. Humid in the summer, cold and wet in the winter. Fall is nice. Very expensive with high... (read more)
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