Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE
544 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE NORTH PLATTE NE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   12/06/1939
 LOW              -34   12/22/1989
                        12/22/1983
HIGHEST            63   12/30        62       1       68  12/09
LOWEST            -17   12/17        -8      -9        5  12/31
                                                          12/18
                                                          12/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.5              39.1     1.4     42.2
AVG. MINIMUM      9.9              11.6    -1.7     17.5
MEAN             25.2              25.4    -0.2     29.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               9.1     0.9        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.9     0.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               3.8     1.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.86   1877
 MINIMUM            T   2002
                        1988
                        1905
TOTALS           0.62              0.41    0.21     0.28
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         4               3.6     0.4        3
DAYS >= .10         1               1.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   12/25 TO 12/25           11/30 TO 12/01
                                                          12/01 TO 12/01
                                                          12/01 TO 12/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.8   1924
TOTALS            0.8               4.6    -3.8      3.4
SINCE 7/1         5.8              10.8    -5.0      8.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.3    -1.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   12/07                          2  12/03
                        12/08                             12/02
                        12/17                             12/01
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   12/17 TO 12/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1226              1229      -3     1082
 SINCE 7/1       2267              2780    -513     2268
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        911               768     143      823
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/290    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

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