Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
241 PM CDT WED JUN 10 2015

UPDATED TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL MONTHLY/SEASONAL INFO AT BOTTOM

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...THE KEARNEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            90   05/03        90       0       91  05/28
LOWEST             34   05/12        33       1       30  05/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.1              71.5    -2.4     74.3
AVG. MINIMUM     48.9              47.6     1.3     48.2
MEAN             59.0              59.5    -0.5     61.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.9     0.1        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           2.56              4.18   -1.62     0.79
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.13   -0.05
DAYS >= .01        16              11.8     4.2
DAYS >= .10         6               7.5    -1.5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.9    -1.9
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   05/09 TO 05/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     201               209      -8      194
COOLING TOTAL      24                40     -16       88
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

THE PRECIPITATION DATA SHOWN ABOVE IS RECORDED BY THE AUTOMATED
WEATHER OBSERVING SYSTEM AT THE KEARNEY AIRPORT. THE PRECIPITATION
IS DEPICTED FOR A CALENDAR DAY FROM MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT. SNOWFALL
IS NOT RECORDED BY THAT SYSTEM.

THE OFFICIAL PRECIPITATION...SNOWFALL...AND SNOW DEPTH OBSERVATION
FOR KEARNEY IS RECORDED DAILY BY THE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER AT 7 AM.
THAT INFORMATION FOLLOWS...

...KEARNEY 4NE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER REPORT FOR MAY 2015...

PRECIPITATION (IN)
MONTH TO DATE..................   2.85
YEAR TO DATE...................   6.60

SNOWFALL (IN)
MONTH TO DATE..................   0.0
SEASONAL TOTAL (SINCE JULY 1ST)  12.6

&&

...MAY 2015 CLIMATE DETAILS FOR KEARNEY REGIONAL AIRPORT...

(NOTE: ALL DATA PRESENTED BELOW THIS POINT IS FROM THE OFFICIAL NWS
COOPERATIVE OBSERVER LOCATED AT KEARNEY REGIONAL AIRPORT. AS A
RESULT...IT MAY DIFFER SLIGHTLY FROM THE UNOFFICIAL AUTOMATED
AIRPORT OBSERVATIONS PRESENTED IN THE TABLE AT THE TOP OF THIS
PRODUCT. ALL TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION DATA REPORTED BY THE
OFFICIAL COOPERATIVE OBSERVER IS BASED ON A 24-HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT
7 AM...AND THUS DOES NOT CORRESPOND TO A MIDNIGHT-TO-MIDNIGHT
CALENDAR DAY PERIOD AS THE AUTOMATED OBSERVATIONS DO.)

...TEMPERATURES

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:     69.1 DEGREES (2.4 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:      47.1 DEGREES (0.5 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:     58.1 DEGREES (1.4 BELOW NORMAL)

WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:  89 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 4TH
(ACTUALLY OCCURRED ON THE 3RD)

COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:  44 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 20TH
(ACTUALLY OCCURRED ON THE 19TH)

COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE:   33 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 12TH

WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE:   60 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 16TH


...PRECIPITATION/SNOWFALL

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION:   2.85 INCHES (1.33 BELOW NORMAL)
TOTAL MONTHLY SNOWFALL:         0.0 INCHES (MATCHES NORMAL)

NUMBER OF 24-HOUR PERIODS
WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 15

HIGHEST 24-HOUR
RAINFALL ENDING AROUND 7 AM: 0.82 INCHES REPORTED ON THE 10TH

HIGHEST 48-HOUR
RAINFALL ENDING AROUND 7 AM: 0.87 INCHES FROM THE 9TH-10TH


PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE YEAR 2014:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

JUN  2014       8.53      +4.60
JUL  2014       0.17      -3.11
AUG  2014       7.60      +4.52
SEP  2014       2.40      +0.33
OCT  2014       0.99      -1.05
NOV  2014       0.06      -0.96
DEC  2014       0.69      +0.12
JAN  2015       0.05      -0.44
FEB  2015       0.49      -0.06
MAR  2015       0.07      -1.72
APR  2015       3.14      +0.91
MAY  2015       2.85      -1.33

12-MONTH TOTAL  27.04     +1.81


...HIGH WINDS

ALTHOUGH NOT NECESSARILY THE TRUE PEAK GUST OF THE MONTH...THE
HIGHEST KNOWN WIND GUST WAS 43 MPH FROM THE NORTH ON THE 29TH.

(PLEASE NOTE THIS WAS NOT NECESSARILY THE TRUE PEAK GUST OF THE
MONTH...AS THIS AUTOMATED SYSTEM ONLY TRANSMITS ROUTINE WIND
OBSERVATIONS EVERY 20 MINUTES).

&&

...METEOROLOGICAL-SPRING 2015 SEASONAL RECAP COVERING MARCH-MAY...

- AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:  50.2 DEGREES (1.6 ABOVE NORMAL)
- SPRING PRECIPITATION:       6.06 INCHES (2.14 BELOW NORMAL)
- SPRING SNOWFALL:             0.5 INCHES (5.9 BELOW NORMAL)
- TOTAL 2014-15 SEASON SNOW:  12.6 INCHES (10.8 BELOW NORMAL)

$$

PFANNKUCH


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