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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Elko, Nevada, gets 10 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 28 inches. The average US city gets 25 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 91 degrees. The January low is 11. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 79 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATEElko, NevadaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  9.536.5
  Snowfall (in.)  27.625
  Precipitation Days  64100
  Sunny Days  231205
  Avg. July High  9186.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  10.820.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7944
  UV Index  4.14.3
  Elevation ft.  5,1271,443
  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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