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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Hastings NE
656 AM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

..JUNE 2016 TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION STATISTICS/RANKINGS FOR
GRAND ISLAND AND HASTINGS NEBRASKA...

See below regarding climate details for Grand Island and Hastings
airports, our two primary climate sites for which we routinely
issue climate records and statistics. All normals are based on
official 1981-2010 data from NCEI (National Centers for
Environmental Information):

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..GRAND ISLAND CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL AIRPORT..
(Records cover 121 years dating back to 1896)

                    June 2016 Quick Statistics
          Temperature                    Rainfall
       AVG. DEPART.  MAX  MIN         TOTAL  DEPART.
       76.4  +5.1    101   50         0.05   -4.25

- Mean temperature (average of highs/lows) was 76.4 degrees (5.1
above normal). This resulted in the 8th-warmest June on record,
and was the warmest since 2002.

- Rainfall: 0.05 inches (4.25 below normal). This was the DRIEST
JUNE ON RECORD! This eclipsed the previous low-point of 0.43" set
way back in 1922.

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..HASTINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT..
(Temperature records cover 110 years dating to 1907*)
(Precipitation records cover 121 years dating to 1896*)

                    June 2016 Quick Statistics
          Temperature                    Rainfall
       AVG. DEPART.  MAX  MIN         TOTAL  DEPART.
       76.5  +4.7    102   52         0.75   -3.05

- Mean temperature (average of highs/lows) was 76.5 degrees (4.7
above normal). This resulted in the 8th-warmest June on record,
and was the warmest since 2002.

- Rainfall: 0.75 inches (3.05 below normal). This was the
third-driest June on record, trailing only 0.38" in 1911 and 0.40"
in 1922.

* NOTE: Temperature records at Hastings are based on NWS
  Cooperative Observer reports between 1907 and June 1996, with
  records since July 1996 from the automated sensor (ASOS) at
  Hastings Municipal Airport. Precipitation records at Hastings
  are based on cooperative observer reports between 1895 and March
  1998, with records since April 1998 primarily from the
  automated airport gauge.

$$

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