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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
738 AM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...JULY 14-19 WAS THE OVERALL-COOLEST SIX-DAY STRETCH OF JULY
TEMPERATURES AT GRAND ISLAND AND HASTINGS IN 10 YEARS...

NOW THAT HOTTER WEATHER IS MAKING A RETURN...ITS TIME TO TAKE A LOOK
BACK AT THE NOTABLY COOL STRETCH OF TEMPERATURES FROM JULY 14TH-
19TH...DURING WHICH MANY PLACES INCLUDING GRAND ISLAND AND HASTINGS
ENJOYED SEVERAL DAYS OF HIGHS ONLY IN THE 70S...BEFORE BARELY
REACHING THE 80S ON THE 19TH.

BASED ON CALCULATIONS OF THE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE BETWEEN JULY
14-19 (WHICH IS AN AVERAGE OF THE DAILY HIGHS AND LOWS)...BOTH GRAND
ISLAND AND HASTINGS RECORDED NOT ONLY THEIR OVERALL-COOLEST SIX-DAY
STRETCH OF JULY WEATHER IN 10 YEARS...BUT ALSO ONE OF THE COOLEST
STRETCHES OF SIX NON-OVERLAPPING JULY DAYS ON RECORD (PLEASE NOTE
THAT THIS STIPULATION OF NON-OVERLAPPING DAYS ELIMINATES LISTING
MULTIPLE STRETCHES THAT INCLUDE MANY OF THE SAME DAYS).

FOLLOWING BELOW ARE RANKINGS OF THE COOLEST...NON-OVERLAPPING SIX-
DAY STRETCHES OF JULY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE ON RECORD AT THE
OFFICIAL GRAND ISLAND AND HASTINGS OFFICIAL OBSERVATION SITES:

..GRAND ISLAND CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL AIRPORT..
(TEMPERATURE RECORDS DATE BACK 119 YEARS TO 1896)

1)  64.0 DEGREES...JULY 9-14, 1951
2)  64.8 DEGREES...JULY 23-28, 2004
3)  65.2 DEGREES...JULY 1-6, 1924
4)  65.4 DEGREES...JULY 1-6, 1915
5)  65.7 DEGREES...JULY 25-30, 1962
6)  65.8 DEGREES...JULY 25-30, 1971
7)  66.0 DEGREES...JULY 18-23, 1992
8)  66.1 DEGREES...JULY 10-15, 1990
9)  66.2 DEGREES...JULY 2-7, 1908
10) 66.3 DEGREES...JULY 14-19, 2014

IN ADDITION TO THE PARTICULARLY-COOL SIX-DAY STRETCH LISTED
ABOVE...GRAND ISLAND ALSO RECORDED ITS 9TH-COOLEST START TO JULY ON
RECORD THROUGH THE FIRST 19 DAYS. WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
71.5 DEGREES...THIS YEAR MARKED THE OVERALL-COOLEST FIRST 19 DAYS OF
JULY SINCE 1992.


..HASTINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT..
(TEMPERATURE RECORDS DATE BACK 108 YEARS TO 1907)

1)  63.7 DEGREES...JULY 2-7, 1915
2)  64.0 DEGREES...JULY 9-14, 1951
3)  64.8 DEGREES...JULY 1-6, 1924
4)  65.4 DEGREES...JULY 23-28, 2004
5)  65.6 DEGREES...JULY 14-19, 2014

IN ADDITION TO THE PARTICULARLY-COOL SIX-DAY STRETCH LISTED
ABOVE...HASTINGS ALSO RECORDED ITS 7TH-COOLEST START TO JULY ON
RECORD THROUGH THE FIRST 19 DAYS. WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
71.6 DEGREES...THIS YEAR MARKED THE OVERALL-COOLEST FIRST 19 DAYS OF
JULY SINCE 1967.

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PFANNKUCH



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