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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
343 PM CDT THU JUN 11 2015

UPDATED TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL MONTHLY AND SEASONAL INFO AT BOTTOM

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...THE ORD NE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            85   05/03        MM      MM       91
                        05/02
LOWEST             28   05/12        MM      MM       25
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.8              71.7    -3.9     73.1
AVG. MINIMUM     45.9              46.8    -0.9     44.4
MEAN             56.9              59.3    -2.4     58.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               1.0     1.0        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           2.98              3.81   -0.83     0.51
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01        17                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .10         9                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.60   05/16 TO 05/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     250
 SINCE 7/1       6531
COOLING TOTAL       5
 SINCE 1/1          9
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/190    DATE  05/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/190    DATE  05/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               19     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      1
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...MAY 2015 SUMMARY FOR ORD EVELYN SHARP FIELD AIRPORT...

...TEMPERATURES

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:     67.8 DEGREES (3.9 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:      45.9 DEGREES (0.9 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:     56.9 DEGREES (2.4 BELOW NORMAL)

WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:      85 DEGREES ON THE 2ND, 3RD
COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:      44 DEGREES ON THE 19TH

COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       28 DEGREES ON THE 12TH
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       59 DEGREES ON THE 16TH


...PRECIPITATION/SNOWFALL

(NOTE: ALL SNOWFALL/SNOW DEPTH DATA IS FROM THE NWS COOPERATIVE
OBSERVER IN ORD...WHO REPORTS 24-HOUR SNOWFALL ENDING AT 8 AM.
IN ADDITION...IN MANY CASES MELTED SNOW-LIQUID EQUIVALENT
PRECIPITATION IS ALSO DERIVED FROM THE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER...GIVEN
THAT THE AUTOMATED PRECIPITATION GAUGE AT THE AIRPORT IS NOT
DESIGNED TO ACCURATELY MELT SNOW IN MOST SITUATIONS)

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION: 2.98 INCHES  (0.83 BELOW NORMAL)
TOTAL MONTHLY SNOWFALL:      0.0  INCHES   (MATCHES NORMAL)

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 17

HIGHEST DAILY PRECIPITATION (CALENDAR DAY):  0.59 INCHES ON THE 17TH
HIGHEST 2-DAY PRECIPITATION TOTAL:           0.62 INCHES 16TH-17TH


PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE YEAR 2014:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

JUN  2014       8.08      +3.96
JUL  2014       2.07      -0.90
AUG  2014       5.27      +2.11
SEP  2014       1.68      -0.76
OCT  2014       1.14      -0.79
NOV  2014       0.06      -1.01
DEC  2014       1.58      +0.99
JAN  2015       0.17      -0.20
FEB  2015       0.57      +0.13
MAR  2015       0.03      -1.42
APR  2015       2.71      +0.12
MAY  2015       2.98      -0.83

12-MONTH TOTAL  26.34     +1.40


...OTHER WEATHER ELEMENTS

HIGHEST WIND GUST: 42 MPH FROM THE SOUTH ON THE 13TH
(OCCURRED AT 142 PM CDT)

HIGHEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE: 30.41 ON THE 19TH
LOWEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE:  29.53 ON THE 16TH

&&

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

- AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:  49.7 DEGREES (1.1 ABOVE NORMAL)
- SPRING PRECIPITATION:       5.72 INCHES (2.13 BELOW NORMAL)
- SPRING SNOWFALL:             1.0 INCHES (7.4 BELOW NORMAL)
- TOTAL 2014-15 SEASON SNOW:  25.6 INCHES (9.4 BELOW NORMAL)

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PFANNKUCH


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