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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
1047 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

...CORRECTED HIGHEST WIND GUST FROM 50 MPH TO 51 MPH...

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...THE NORFOLK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            90   09/19
LOWEST             35   09/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.0              76.5    -1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     52.0              51.1     0.9
MEAN             63.5              63.8    -0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.52   1901
 MINIMUM         0.10   1892
TOTALS           2.00              2.69   -0.69
DAILY AVG.       0.07
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         5
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.82   09/22 TO 09/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.1   1985
TOTALS            0.0                 T
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     117               126      -9
 SINCE 7/1        129               142     -13
COOLING TOTAL      81                90      -9
 SINCE 1/1        808               906     -98
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/270    DATE  09/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/280    DATE  09/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

&&

...SEPTEMBER WAS SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL IN NORFOLK...WITH NEAR
NORMAL TEMPERATURES...

MUCH OF THE WETTER WEATHER IN EASTERN NEBRASKA MISSED THE NORFOLK
AREA...AND THE TOTAL OF 2.00 INCHES OF RAIN WAS 0.69 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL.  THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 63.5 DEGREES WAS JUST
0.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL...PLACING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER IN THE
NEAR-NORMAL CATEGORY.

SEPTEMBER BEGAN WITH THUNDERSTORMS THAT BROUGHT 0.37 INCHES OF RAIN
AND A WIND GUST OF 50 MPH. TEMPERATURES FLUCTUATED AROUND NORMAL
THROUGH THE 4TH...THEN FROM THE 5TH THROUGH THE 16TH...TEMPERATURES
WERE PREDOMINANTLY BELOW NORMAL.  LIGHT RAIN FELL ON THE 5TH...AND
RAIN FELL EVERY DAY FROM THE 8TH THROUGH THE 12TH...WITH DAILY
AMOUNTS OF A QUARTER INCH OR LESS ON EACH DAY. A DAILY RECORD COOL
HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 54 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 11TH...AND A LOW OF
35 ON THE 13TH WAS THE COOLEST READING OF THE MONTH...WITH PATCHY
FROST IN THE AREA.

FROM THE 17TH THROUGH THE 30TH...TEMPERATURES WERE PREDOMINANTLY
ABOVE NORMAL...ESPECIALLY FROM THE 26TH THROUGH THE END OF THE
MONTH.  THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 90 DEGREES ON THE 19TH WAS THE
WARMEST OF THE MONTH...AND WAS FOLLOWED BY THUNDERSTORMS THAT AGAIN
BROUGHT LIGHT RAIN. THE RAINFALL AMOUNT OF 0.82 INCHES ON THE 23RD
SET A DAILY RECORD...AND LIGHT RAIN FELL AGAIN ON THE 30TH.

THE FOUR-MONTH RAIN TOTAL FROM JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER STANDS AT
21.73 INCHES...WHICH IS THE 4TH WETTEST OF THAT PERIOD ON
RECORD...AND IS 147% OF THE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OF 14.76 INCHES FOR
THAT PERIOD.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN SEPTEMBER 2014:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
SEPTEMBER 11 COLD MAX TEMP     54      55 (1924)
SEPTEMBER 23 RAINFALL           0.82   0.67 (2010)

$$

MAYES/JEK/TL
COR BY JEK


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