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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
1232 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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...THE NORFOLK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            94   07/21
LOWEST             47   07/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.0              86.4    -4.4
AVG. MINIMUM     59.4              63.6    -4.2
MEAN             70.7              75.0    -4.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.11   1950
 MINIMUM            T   2012
TOTALS           1.13              3.32   -2.19
DAILY AVG.       0.04
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   07/11 TO 07/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      12                 4       8
 SINCE 7/1         12                 4       8
COOLING TOTAL     196               314    -118
 SINCE 1/1        487               561     -74
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/050    DATE  07/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/050    DATE  07/26

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
>= INDICATES GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO.
<= INDICATES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO.

&&

 ...JULY WAS DRIER AND MUCH COOLER THAN NORMAL IN NORFOLK...

WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 70.7 DEGREES...WHICH IS 4.3 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL...THIS WAS THE 7TH COOLEST JULY ON RECORD IN NORFOLK.
THE MONTHLY TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 1.13 INCHES WAS 2.19 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL AND THE 18TH DRIEST JULY ON RECORD.

THE MONTH OF JULY WAS DOMINATED BY BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES
THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...WITH MAINLY LIGHT PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
THROUGH THE MONTH.  TEMPERATURES WERE WELL BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE
4TH...WITH A QUICK JUMP INTO THE 90S ON THE 6TH BEFORE COOLER
WEATHER RETURNED FROM THE 7TH THROUGH THE 19TH.   THUNDERSTORMS
BROUGHT RAINFALL ON THE 7TH...11TH...AND 13TH...WITH ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL ON THE 12TH AND 14TH.   MOST OF THE MONTHLY RAIN FELL ON
THOSE DATES.  A DAILY RECORD COLD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SET ON THE
16TH AT 47 DEGREES...WHICH WAS THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH.
LIGHT RAINS ALSO WERE RECORDED ON THE 12TH THROUGH 14TH.

WITH A RETURN TO THE 90S OR HIGHER ON THE 21ST AND 25TH...THE
WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS RECORDED ON THE 21ST AT 94
DEGREES.  THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT LIGHT RAINS AGAIN ON THE 24TH AND
26TH...AND  COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES PREVAILED FROM THE 27TH
THROUGH THE REST OF THE MONTH.

DAILY RECORDS SET IN JULY 2014:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
JULY 16      COLD MIN TEMP     47      50 (1906)

$$

MAYES/TL/JEK/JRB


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