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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
705 AM CDT FRI SEP 2 2016

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...THE LINCOLN, NEBRASKA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            96   08/11
LOWEST             52   08/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.2              86.8    -0.6
AVG. MINIMUM     64.9              63.8     1.1
MEAN             75.5              75.3     0.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     11
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.98   1910
 MINIMUM         0.07   1976
TOTALS           3.83              3.49    0.34
DAILY AVG.       0.12
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.04   08/11 TO 08/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2007
                        2004
                        2002
TOTALS            0.0               0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1                 5      -4
 SINCE 7/1          1                 6      -5
COOLING TOTAL     336               324      12
 SINCE 1/1       1229              1035     194
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/150    DATE  08/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/250    DATE  08/11

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             12     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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.

&&

...AUGUST SAW NEAR-NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION IN
LINCOLN...

TEMPERATURES NEVER STRAYED TOO FAR FROM NORMAL...AND THE AVERAGE FOR
THE MONTH OF AUGUST OF 75.5 DEGREES WAS 0.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
THE 3.83 INCHES OF RAIN WAS 0.34 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  BOTH OF THOSE
FELL IN THE NEAR-NORMAL MARGIN.

AUGUST WAS MARKED BY SHORT-LIVED SWINGS BETWEEN ABOVE- AND BELOW-
NORMAL TEMPERATURES...WITH NONE STRAYING VERY FAR FROM NORMAL...AND
BY PERIODIC SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF
THE MONTH...96 DEGREES...WAS RECORDED ON THE 11TH IN THE MIDST OF
ONE OF THE WARMER SPELLS.  THE LOW OF 52 ON THE 21ST WAS THE COOLEST
READING OF THE MONTH.  THOUGH RAIN WAS MEASURED ON 11 DAYS IN
AUGUST...NO CALENDAR DAY SAW AN INCH OR MORE OF RAINFALL.

FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS OF JUNE THROUGH AUGUST...LINCOLN WAS WARMER
AND DRIER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 77.4 DEGREES WAS
2.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE 20TH WARMEST SUMMER ON RECORD.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 9.08 INCHES WAS 2.16 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
AND THE 39TH WETTEST ON RECORD.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN AUGUST 2016:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
NO RECORDS SET

$$

MAYES/KLISH/JRB



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