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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
516 AM CST WED JAN 6 2016

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...THE NORFOLK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED
                 VALUE   DATE(S)

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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            98   10/11
LOWEST            -14   01/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.9
AVG. MINIMUM     39.8
MEAN             51.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     17
DAYS MAX <= 32     41
DAYS MIN <= 32    127
DAYS MIN <= 0      18

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          27.84
DAYS >= .01       115
DAYS >= .10        66
DAYS >= .50        18
DAYS >= 1.00        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.92   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           31.1
DAYS >= TRACE      38
DAYS >= 1.0        13
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   12/26
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5746
COOLING TOTAL     917
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/310    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/330    DATE  03/29



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

&&

...2015 YEARLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NORFOLK...

THE YEAR 2015 WAS MUCH WARMER AND SLIGHTLY WETTER THAN NORMAL.  THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 51.3 DEGREES WAS THE 8TH WARMEST ON RECORD
AND 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 27.84
INCHES WAS 0.43 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE 38TH WETTEST ON RECORD.
THE CALENDAR YEAR SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 31.1 INCHES WAS 0.6 INCHES ABOVE
NORMAL AND THE 25TH SNOWIEST.

JANUARY BEGAN WITH 12 OF THE FIRST 13 DAYS COLDER THAN
NORMAL...FOLLOWED BY ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE NEXT 18 DAYS.
AFTER A COLD AND BREEZY START TO THE MONTH...WITH MORNING LOWS
AVERAGING 0 DEGREES...A RECORD WARM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SET ON
THE 17TH...AT 35 DEGREES.  A RECORD WARM MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SET
ON THE 28TH...AT 65 DEGREES.  MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL ON ONLY
5 DAYS IN JANUARY...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW OF THE MONTH ON THE 31ST
AT 3.0 INCHES.

ONLY 9 DAYS IN FEBRUARY WERE WARMER THAN NORMAL.  THE REST OF THE
MONTH WAS QUITE COLD AND BREEZY.  AFTER A FRIGID AND BREEZY START TO
THE MONTH...WITH LOW TEMPERATURES AVERAGING 12 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
FOR THE FIRST 4 DAYS...TEMPERATURES ROSE ABOVE AVERAGE ON THE 6TH
THROUGH THE 10TH.  MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL ON ONLY 4 DAYS IN
FEBRUARY...WITH 0.26 INCHES IN THE FIRST 4 DAYS OF THE MONTH.  THE
MAJORITY OF THE MEASURABLE SNOW FOR THE MONTH FELL ON THE 1ST AND
THE 4TH...WITH 2.0 INCHES AND 1.7 INCHES OF SNOW RESPECTIVELY.

FOR THE WINTER MONTHS OF DECEMBER 2014 THROUGH FEBRUARY
2015...NORFOLK WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL...WITH NEAR-NORMAL
PRECIPITATION. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 25.1 DEGREES WAS 0.5
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WHILE THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 2.08 INCHES
WAS 0.02 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE SNOWFALL OF 16.6 INCHES FOR JUST
THE THREE-MONTH WINTER SEASON WAS 1.3 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.
HOWEVER....THE TOTAL WINTER SEASON SNOWFALL (NOVEMBER THROUGH MARCH)
OF 20.7 INCHES WAS 9.8 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

MARCH WAS DOMINATED BY WARM AND DRY WEATHER...WITH JUST A COUPLE OF
COOL STRETCHES...AND WITH THE BULK OF PRECIPITATION FALLING IN JUST
ONE DAY. THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 59.0 DEGREES...WHICH IS
THE 5TH WARMEST ON RECORD FOR MARCH. MARCH DID BEGIN ON THE COOL
SIDE...WITH THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH ON THE 5TH AT -6
DEGREES.  TEMPERATURES SWUNG QUICKLY TO WARM READINGS ON THE
6TH...WITH ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES CONTINUING THROUGH THE 23RD. NO
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THAT PERIOD...AND THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
NEVER FELL BELOW 49 DEGREES.  THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH...92
DEGREES ON THE 16TH...WAS A DAILY RECORD...TIED FOR A MONTHLY
RECORD...AND ALSO THE EARLIEST READING OF 90 DEGREES OR WARMER ON
RECORD...BEATING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 3/21/1907 BY 5 DAYS.  A COLD
FRONT ON THE 24TH BROUGHT MUCH OF THE TOTAL MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION...WITH 0.68 INCHES OF RAIN...AND A SHIFT TO BELOW-
NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE 28TH.  RAIN FELL AGAIN ON THE
26TH...CHANGING TO A DUSTING OF SNOW. MILD WEATHER RETURNED FOR THE
29TH THROUGH 31ST...ACCOMPANIED BY NORTHWEST WINDS ON THE 29TH
GUSTING UP TO 54 MPH...AND MARCH WENT OUT LIKE A LAMB.

APRIL WAS MARKED BY PERIODIC SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...AND AS IS
TYPICAL OF SPRING...TEMPERATURE SWINGS BETWEEN MILD AND CHILLY
READINGS.  THE WARMEST DAY OF THE MONTH CAME RIGHT OFF THE BAT...ON
THE 1ST...WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 85 DEGREES AND A THIRD OF AN
INCH OF RAIN.  OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AND TEMPERATURES
BOUNCING BETWEEN ABOVE-AND BELOW-NORMAL READINGS CONTINUED THROUGH
THE 10TH. TEMPERATURES REBOUNDED TO ABOVE NORMAL AGAIN FROM THE 10TH
THROUGH THE 18TH.  A COLD FRONT BROUGHT HEAVIER RAIN ON THE
18TH...AT 0.53 INCHES.  THE AIR BEHIND THE FRONT WAS QUITE A BIT
COOLER...BRINGING THE COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURES OF THE MONTH AS
TEMPERATURES FELL BELOW FREEZING ON THE 22ND AND 23RD.  THE LAST
FREEZE ON THE 23RD WAS 9 DAYS EARLIER THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD
AVERAGE. THE LAST HARD FREEZE (28 DEGREES OR COLDER) OCCURRED ON THE
22ND...WHICH IS 2 DAYS LATER THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE OF
APRIL 20.  WARMER TEMPERATURES RETURNED FOR THE END OF THE MONTH.

DESPITE AN UNUSUALLY HIGH NUMBER OF WET DAYS IN MAY...THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION WAS ON THE DRY SIDE AT 3.32 INCHES.  THE MONTH BEGAN
ON THE WARM AND WET SIDE...WITH MEASURABLE RAIN ON 6 OF THE FIRST 7
DAYS OF THE MONTH AND ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON EACH DAY.
THUNDERSTORMS STRUCK AGAIN ON MOTHERS DAY (THE 10TH)...THOUGH SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS REMAINED TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE AREA.  THE
WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...AT 89 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE
3RD.  MEASURABLE RAIN FELL ON 10 OF 14 DAYS FROM THE 13TH THROUGH
THE 26TH...WITH NO MORE THAN ONE DRY DAY AT A TIME IN THAT STRETCH.
IT ALSO WAS A PERIOD OF MAINLY BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND A FEW
BRIEF WARM-UPS.  MAY ENDED IN THE MIDST OF A COOL BUT RELATIVELY DRY
SPELL.  THERE WERE NO MORE THAN TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITHOUT
MEASURABLE RAIN IN MAY IN NORFOLK. THE TOTAL OF 19 DAYS OF
PRECIPITATION WAS THE 2ND HIGHEST NUMBER OF WET DAYS IN MAY ON
RECORD...THOUGH DESPITE THE FREQUENCY OF RAIN...THE AMOUNTS WERE ON
THE LOW SIDE.

FOR THE SPRING MONTHS OF MARCH THROUGH MAY...NORFOLK WAS WARMER AND
DRIER THAN NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 51.6 DEGREES WAS THE
16TH WARMEST ON RECORD AND WAS 1.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION OF 6.08 INCHES WAS 2.27 INCHES BELOW NORMAL AND THE
41ST DRIEST.

ON THE HEELS OF A DRY SPRING...JUNE WAS A SLIGHTLY WET MONTH.  ABOVE-
NORMAL TEMPERATURES WERE FAIRLY PERSISTENT FROM THE 2ND THROUGH THE
10TH....WITH FLUCTUATIONS BETWEEN SLIGHTLY ABOVE- AND SLIGHTLY BELOW-
NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE REST OF THE MONTH.  THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH OCCURRED ON THE 1ST...WITH A LOW OF 51
DEGREES...WHILE THE WARMEST DAY OCCURRED ON THE 9TH...WITH 97
DEGREES MARKING THE FIRST 90+ READING SINCE MARCH 16TH AND THE ONLY
90+ READING OF THE MONTH.  PRECIPITATION WAS DISTRIBUTED FAIRLY
EVENLY THROUGH THE MONTH...WITH 13 DAYS OF MEASURABLE RAIN THAT WERE
NOT CLUSTERED IN EITHER WET OR DRY SPELLS.  OVERALL...JUNE WAS
NOTABLE FOR BEING A FAIRLY QUIET MONTH...WITH AN ABSENCE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...TEMPERATURE EXTREMES...OR SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OR
DRYNESS.

THE BENIGN PATTERN IN JUNE LARGELY CONTINUED IN JULY.  SEVERAL
RAINFALL EVENTS FELL BETWEEN THE 2ND AND THE 20TH...INCLUDING A
DAILY RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.92 INCHES ON THE 15TH.  RAINFALL WAS
RARER AND LIGHTER FROM THE 21ST THROUGH THE 30TH...WITH JUST 0.06
INCHES FALLING ON TWO DAYS IN THAT PERIOD.  THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT
WIND GUSTS UP TO 48 MPH IN NORFOLK.  HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE LARGELY
IN THE 80S AND 90S...WITH SIX DAYS OF HIGH TEMPERATURES STAYING IN
THE 60S OR 70S.  THE WARMEST DAY OF THE MONTH...AT 96
DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 17TH.  LOW TEMPERATURES WERE LARGELY IN
THE 60S AND 70S...WITH SEVEN DAYS OF LOWS IN THE 40S OR 50S.  THE
COOLEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...AT 49 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE
8TH...AS BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES DOMINATED THE FIRST TEN DAYS OF
JULY.

AUGUST WAS THE 25TH COOLEST ON RECORD...WITH RAINFALL THAT ENDED UP
NEAR NORMAL.  THE MONTH STARTED WITH A WET STREAK...WITH MEASURABLE
RAIN ON 6 OF THE FIRST 9 DAYS OF THE MONTH.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE
OF THE MONTH...AT 93 DEGREES...WAS RECORDED ON THE 2ND.  THIS IS
AMONG THE COOLEST WARMEST-MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH OF
AUGUST ON RECORD.  TEMPERATURES WERE WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF NORMAL
ON MOST DAYS THROUGH THE 17TH...WHILE THE SECOND HALF OF THE MONTH
TILTED TOWARD COOLER CONDITIONS.  THE 1.16 INCHES OF RAIN ON THE
16TH THROUGH 18TH WAS NEARLY HALF OF THE MONTHLY TOTAL...WITH
ANOTHER 0.90 INCHES ON THE 27TH ADDING TO THE TOTAL.  TEMPERATURES
FROM THE 17TH THROUGH THE 31ST WERE MAINLY THE 70S TO MID 80S...WITH
ONE 90+ DEGREE DAY ON THE 22ND...AND WITH LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE
50S TO LOWER 60S.  THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...40
DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 24TH AND IS AMONG THE COOLER AUGUST
READINGS ON RECORD.

THE SUMMER MONTHS OF JUNE THROUGH AUGUST IN NORFOLK WERE COOLER AND
WETTER THAN NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 72.0
DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL AND THE 31ST COOLEST.
THE TOTAL RAINFALL OF 12.43 INCHES WAS 1.60 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL AND
THE 28TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 68.9 DEGREES...NORFOLK HAD ITS 12TH
WARMEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD.  THE MONTH BEGAN WITH SIX DAYS IN THE
UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH..AT 91
DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 3RD...4TH...AND 5TH. THE HEAT BROKE WITH
SEVERAL DAYS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS..WITH TEMPERATURES
REMAINING IN THE UPPER 70S TO 80S. A BRIEF COOL-DOWN ON THE 11TH AND
12TH BROUGHT BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES...WITH THE COOLEST READING OF
THE MONTH AT 39 DEGREES ON THE 12TH...BEFORE TEMPERATURES REBOUNDED
INTO THE 80S ON THE 13TH THROUGH THE 17TH. ONLY LIGHT RAIN AMOUNTS
WERE RECORDED FROM THE 11TH THROUGH THE 16TH...FOLLOWED BY A BRIEF
COOL SPELL ON THE 18TH AND 19TH. OTHER THAN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ON THE 16TH AND 18TH...DRY WEATHER EXTENDED FROM THE
11TH TO THE 22ND. WARMER AND WETTER WEATHER FOLLOWED FROM THE 20TH
THROUGH THE 30TH. THE WETTER CONDITIONS IN PARTICULAR FELL ON THE
23RD THROUGH THE 25TH...WITH 1.63 INCHES OF RAIN...AND ANOTHER 0.59
INCHES ON THE 28TH TO 29TH.

CONDITIONS IN OCTOBER WERE DOMINANTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL...WITH JUST
A HANDFUL OF DAYS THROUGHOUT THE MONTH WITH TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY
BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...A DAILY AND
MONTHLY RECORD HIGH OF 98 DEGREES...OCCURED ON THE 11TH. JUST ONE
DAY OF MEASURABLE RAIN WAS NOTED THROUGH THE 20TH...WITH 0.05 INCHES
OF RAIN ON THE 8TH. THE FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON OCCURRED ON THE
16TH...WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING TO 30 DEGREES ON THE 16TH. THIS WAS
13 DAYS LATER THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE IN NORFOLK AND THE
14TH LATEST FIRST FREEZE ON RECORD. OVER HALF OF THE MONTHLY
RAINFALL TOTAL FELL ON THE 23RD...WITH LIGHT TOTALS ON FIVE OTHER
DAYS FROM THE 21ST TO THE 31ST.

MILD FALL WEATHER CONTINUED INTO NOVEMBER. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
OF 42.9 DEGREES WAS THE 6TH WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD AND 6.5
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 2.47 INCHES WAS THE
14TH WETTEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD AND 1.10 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL...WHILE
SNOWFALL OF 8.8 INCHES WAS 4.7 INCHES BELOW NORMAL AND THE 10TH
SNOWIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. IT IS INTERESTING FOR NORFOLK TO BE SO
MUCH WARMER AND YET SO MUCH SNOWIER THAN NORMAL DURING A TRANSITION
SEASON MONTH...BUT IT WAS POSSIBLE BECAUSE THE SNOWY DAYS WERE JUST
COLD ENOUGH TO SUPPORT SNOWFALL WITHOUT BEING BITTERLY COLD. WARM
WEATHER DOMINATED THE MONTH...ESPECIALLY THROUGH THE 19TH.
EXCEPTIONALLY WARM TEMPERATURES OCCURED ON THE 1ST THROUGH THE
5TH...AND ON THE 14TH THROUGH THE 17TH...AS TEMPERATURES DURING
THOSE PERIODS WERE IN THE DOUBLE DIGITS ABOVE NORMAL.  THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...AT 78 DEGREES...WAS RECORDED ON THE
2ND...AND THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 57 DEGREES ON THE 4TH BLASTED THE
DAILY RECORD. PRECIPITATION EVENTS WERE SOMEWHAT SCANT DURING THE
FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH...WITH JUST TWO DAYS OF MEASURABLE
PRECIPITATION THROUGH THE 15TH.  NORFOLK RECORDED ITS FIRST
MEASURABLE SNOW OF 0.3 INCHES ON THE 11TH...AS WELL AS THUNDER. THE
FIRST SNOW ARRIVED JUST A FEW DAYS LATER THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD
AVERAGE OF NOVEMBER 8. WARM TEMPERATURES CONTINUED TO MID-
MONTH...WITH A DAILY RECORD WARM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE SET ON THE 16TH
AT 51 DEGREES. PRECIPITATION EVENTS OCCURED WITH MORE REGULARITY
FROM THE 16TH THROUGH THE 30TH. ANOTHER 2.5 INCHES OF SNOW FELL ON
THE 20TH...FOLLOWED BY THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH ON THE
22ND AT 11 DEGREES. THANKSGIVING DAY - THE 26TH - WAS MARRED BY
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW...WITH SNOWFALL MEASURING 1.4 INCHES.
FREEZING DRIZZLE ALSO WAS RECORDED ON THE 28TH. THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND
WAS CAPPED BY SNOW ARRIVING IN THE EARLY HOURS OF THE 30TH...WITH A
DAILY RECORD OF 4.6 INCHES FALLING...WHICH IS HIGHER THAN THE NORMAL
MONTHLY SNOWFALL TOTAL JUST ON THAT DAY ALONE.

THE FALL MONTHS OF SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER-NOVEMBER WERE THE WARMEST ON
RECORD IN NORFOLK...WITH NEAR-NORMAL PRECIPITATION. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 55.9 DEGREES WAS THE WARMEST ON RECORD AND WAS 5.5
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 6.18 INCHES WAS
JUST 0.05 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE TOTAL FALL SNOWFALL OF 8.8
INCHES (ALL IN NOVEMBER) WAS THE 12TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD AND WAS 3.9
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  BOTH THE FIRST FREEZE AND THE FIRST SNOWFALL
ARRIVED WITHIN DAYS OF THEIR PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGES.

AFTER A RATHER BENIGN YEAR...DECEMBER BROUGHT 2015 TO A CLOSE WITH A
NUMBER OF SUPERLATIVES.  THIS WAS THE 4TH WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD
IN NORFOLK...WITH 2.27 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION.  THE MONTHLY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 30.4 DEGREES WAS THE 16TH WARMEST ON RECORD AND WAS
6.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. ADDITIONALLY...THE 11.2 INCHES OF SNOWFALL
WAS THE 17TH SNOWIEST DECEMBER ON RECORD. ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES
DOMINATED FROM THE 4TH THROUGH THE 24TH...WITH JUST TWO DAYS IN THAT
STRETCH WITH TEMPERATURES NOT ABOVE NORMAL. MANY DAYS SAW DAILY
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN THE DOUBLE DIGITS ABOVE NORMAL...WITH HIGHS
IN THE 50S OR 60S EACH DAY FROM THE 6TH THROUGH THE 11TH.  THE LOW
TEMPERATURE OF 37 ON THE 8TH SET A DAILY RECORD WARM MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE. A WET STRETCH OF DAYS OCCURRED FROM THE 12TH THROUGH
THE 16TH. ON THOSE FIVE DAYS...1.32 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
FELL...WITH 1.2 INCHES OF SNOW ON THE 16TH...AND WITH THUNDER
REPORTED ON THE 12TH. RAINFALL OF 0.36 INCHES ON THE 13TH SET A
DAILY RAINFALL RECORD. NOTABLE PRECIPITATION FELL AGAIN LATER IN THE
MONTH...WITH PRECIPITATION RECORDED ON 5 OF 6 DAYS FROM THE 23RD
THROUGH THE 28TH. AN INCH OF SNOW ON CHRISTMAS EVE DUSTED THE GROUND
ENOUGH TO CALL THIS A WHITE CHRISTMAS. ON CHRISTMAS DAY...AN
ADDITIONAL 4.1 INCHES OF SNOW FELL AS SNOW SKIRTED THE NEBRASKA-
SOUTH DAKOTA BORDER...WITH 1.9 INCHES ADDED ON THE 26TH AND 2.0
INCHES ON THE 28TH. TEMPERATURES ALSO TOOK A TURN TOWARD THE COOL
SIDE FROM THE 25TH THROUGH THE 31ST...WITH THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE
OF THE MONTH OCCURRING ON THE 31ST AT -3 DEGREES.

                       2015 STATISTICS
          TEMPERATURE                   PRECIPITATION
MONTH  AVG. DEPART.  MAX  MIN     TOTAL  DEPART. SNOW/SLEET TSTORM DAYS
JAN    25.9   3.3     65  -14     0.57   -0.02    6.7         0
FEB    21.3  -5.5     61  -13     0.31   -0.45    4.0         0
MAR    42.7   5.3     92   -6     0.82   -0.95    0.2         0
APR    52.6   3.0     85   26     1.94   -0.71    0.2         2
MAY    59.5  -1.0     89   36     3.32   -0.61      0         2
JUN    70.9   0.7     97   51     4.60    0.34      0        10
JUL    74.4  -0.6     96   49     5.14    1.82      0        11
AUG    70.7  -2.1     93   40     2.69   -0.56      0         7
SEP    68.9   5.1     91   39     2.88    0.19      0         9
OCT    55.8   4.8     98   27     0.83   -1.24      0         2
NOV    42.9   6.5     78   11     2.47    1.10    8.8         3
DEC    30.4   6.1     63   -3     2.27    1.52   11.2         1
YEAR   51.3   1.1     94  -14    27.84    0.43   31.1        47

           DEGREE DAYS
MONTH  HEATING  DEPART.  COOLING  DEPART.
JAN      1202    -114         0       0
FEB      1215     144         0       0
MAR       683    -173         0       0
APR       371    -103         5      -7
MAY       189      -1        28     -21
JUN         3     -27       186       0
JUL         4       0       304     -10
AUG        20       8       203     -52
SEP        38     -88       166      76
OCT       300    -143        24      15
NOV       659    -201         1       1
DEC      1062    -199         0       0
YEAR     5746    -897       917       2

       WIND GUST    SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
MONTH  MAX          MAX     MIN
JAN    52           31.18   29.63
FEB    42           30.88   29.54
MAR    54           30.59   29.61
APR    48           30.33   29.44
MAY    41           30.43   29.56
JUN    45           30.19   29.54
JUL    48           30.20   29.63
AUG    40           30.23   29.67
SEP    47           30.28   29.65
OCT    47           30.57   29.40
NOV    48           30.68   29.23
DEC    43           30.63   29.31
YEAR   54           31.18   29.23

       EXTREMES                    READING   DATE
WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE            98       OCTOBER 11
COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE             6       JANUARY 7
COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE            -14       JANUARY 13
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE             77       JULY 27
LAST SPRING FREEZE (32 DEGREES)     32       APRIL 23
FIRST FALL FREEZE (32 DEGREES)      30       OCTOBER 16
HIGHEST DAILY PRECIPITATION          2.56    JUNE 14
HIGHEST DAILY SNOWFALL               4.6     NOVEMBER 30
HIGHEST SNOW DEPTH                   6       DECEMBER 26
LAST MEASURABLE SNOW (2014-15)       0.2     APRIL 9
FIRST MEASURABLE SNOW (2015-16)      0.3     NOVEMBER 11
HIGHEST WIND GUST                   54       MARCH 29
HIGHEST SURFACE PRESSURE            31.18    JANUARY 23
LOWEST SURFACE PRESSURE             29.23    NOVEMBER 18

   DAILY RECORDS SET IN 2015
DATE         RECORD         READING    PREVIOUS RECORD
JANUARY 17   WARM MIN TEMP     35      32 (1973, 1999)
JANUARY 28   WARM MAX TEMP     65      58 (1931)
MARCH 16     WARM MAX TEMP     92      84 (2012)
JULY 15      PRECIPITATION      1.92   1.80 (1989)
AUGUST 18    PRECIPITATION      3.58   2.57 (1976)
SEPTEMBER 23 PRECIPITATION      5.74   1.97 (1977)
OCTOBER 11   WARM MAX TEMP     91      87 (1956)
NOVEMBER 4   WARM MIN TEMP     58      57 (2008)
DECEMBER 8   WARM MIN TEMP     37      36 (1918)
DECEMBER 13  PRECIPITATION      0.36   0.31 (2005, 1992)

   MONTHLY RECORDS SET IN 2015
DATE         RECORD         READING    PREVIOUS RECORD
MARCH 16     WARM MAX TEMP     92      92 (TIES WITH 3/22/1910)


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