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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
817 PM CDT SAT JUL 1 2017

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...THE LINCOLN, NEBRASKA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            98   06/11
LOWEST             47   06/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.0              84.2     3.8
AVG. MINIMUM     61.8              60.9     0.9
MEAN             74.9              72.6     2.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     12
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.93   1967
 MINIMUM         0.17   2002
TOTALS           7.35              4.35    3.00
DAILY AVG.       0.24
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.72   06/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2004
                        2003
                        2001
TOTALS              TR              0.0
SINCE 7/1         7.5
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL        TR  06/12

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       2                16     -14
 SINCE 7/1       5018              6056   -1038
COOLING TOTAL     306               242      64
 SINCE 1/1        389               321      68
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    63/340    DATE  06/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    88/320    DATE  06/16

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

>= INDICATES GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO.
<= INDICATES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO.
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

...JUNE WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL IN LINCOLN...

THOUGH NO EXCEPTIONAL HEAT WAS NOTED IN JUNE...THE MONTH WAS THE
26TH WARMEST ON RECORD...DRIVEN LARGELY BY WARM MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES
AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE-NORMAL MINIMUM TEMPERATURES. THE TOTAL MONTHLY
RAINFALL OF 7.35 INCHES WAS THE 15TH WETTEST ON RECORD....BUT
DECEIVING...AS MUCH OF THE RAIN FELL ON JUST TWO DAYS.

ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS DOMINATED FROM THE 1ST
THROUGH THE 11TH. TEMPERATURES REACHED THE 90S ON 5 OF THOSE 11
DAYS...WITH THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH ON THE 11TH AT 98
DEGREES. THE DRY SPELL WAS FOLLOWED BY A WETTER AND STORMIER PERIOD
FROM THE 12TH THROUGH THE 17TH...WITH 3 DAYS OF MEASURABLE RAIN AND
4 DAYS WITH THUNDER. TEMPERATURES REMAINED WARM...WITH ABOVE-NORMAL
READINGS AND WITH THREE MORE DAYS IN THE 90S. RAINFALL WITH
THUNDERSTORMS SET A NEW DAILY RECORD OF 3.72 INCHES...WITH SOME HAIL
ALSO RECORDED AT LINCOLN. NOT TO BE OUTDONE...STORMS ON THE 16TH
BROUGHT WIND GUSTS RECORDED AT 88 MPH AT LINCOLN AIRPORT...AS WELL
AS A BRIEF TORNADO ON THE EAST SIDE OF UNL EAST CAMPUS.

TEMPERATURES DIPPED BELOW NORMAL FOR JUST ONE DAY ON THE 18TH BEFORE
RETURNING TO ABOVE-NORMAL READINGS FROM THE 19TH TO THE 22ND...WITH
A DRY RECOVERY PERIOD. TEMPERATURES AGAIN HIT THE 90S ON THREE OF
THOSE DAYS. FROM THE 23RD THROUGH THE 27TH...THE AIRMASS TURNED
RATHER FALL-LIKE...WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER
80S AND LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO 50S. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE OF THE
MONTH...47 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 24TH AND TIED THE DAILY COLD
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD. THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT A LITTLE MORE RAIN
ON THE 26TH...WITH THUNDER AGAIN ON THE 27TH.

TEMPERATURES WERE A BIT UP AND DOWN ON EITHER SIDE OF NORMAL FROM
THE 28TH TO THE 30TH...AND THUNDER RETURNED ON EACH OF THOSE
DAYS...WITH RAIN ON THE 28TH AND 29TH.  THE RAINFALL OF 1.99 INCHES
ON THE 29TH AGAIN SET A DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD. AS A
RESULT...5.71 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON JUST TWO DAYS OF JUNE (THE 12TH
AND 28TH).

DAILY RECORDS SET IN JUNE 2017:
DATE          RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
JUNE 12       PRECIPITATION      3.72   3.01 (2003)
JUNE 24       COLD MIN TEMP     47      47 (TIES WITH 2004)
JUNE 28       PRECIPITATION      1.99   0.88 (1965)

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MAYES/KLISH



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