Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
520 AM CDT TUE AUG 2 2016

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...THE LINCOLN, NEBRASKA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            99   07/21
LOWEST             57   07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.0              89.0    -1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     67.5              66.1     1.4
MEAN             77.8              77.6     0.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     13
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.50   1993
 MINIMUM         0.08   1936
TOTALS           4.67              3.40    1.27
DAILY AVG.       0.15
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.34   07/07 TO 07/07
                        07/06 TO 07/07
                        07/07 TO 07/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   2002
                        2001
                        1989
TOTALS            0.0               0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1
COOLING TOTAL     402               390      12
 SINCE 1/1        893               711     182
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/360    DATE  07/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/360    DATE  07/07

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     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      0
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...JULY WAS WETTER THAN NORMAL IN LINCOLN...WITH NEAR-NORMAL
TEMPERATURES...

AFTER A DRY JUNE...MUCH-NEEDED RAINS ARRIVED IN JULY. THE 4.67
INCHES OF RAIN WAS 1.27 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE 31ST WETTEST
JULY ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 77.8 DEGRES WAS
0.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...FALLING IN THE NEAR-NORMAL RANGE.

JULY GOT OFF TO A COOL START...WITH THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE OF THE
MONTH ON THE 1ST AT 57 DEGREES AND THE LOWEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF
THE MONTH ON THE 3RD AT 69 DEGREES...A DAILY RECORD COLD MAXIMUM.  A
COOL 0.88 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON THE 2ND...WITH NO THUNDER.
CONDITIONS TURNED WARMER FROM THE 5TH THROUGH THE 13TH...WITH
TEMPERATURES NEAR TO ABOVE NORMAL AND PERIODIC RAIN AND THUNDER.
STORMS ON THE 7TH WERE ACCOMPANIED BY 2.34 INCHES OF RAIN.
TEMPERATURES FELL BELOW NORMAL ON THE 14TH TO 16TH...WITH A RETURN
TO WARMER WEATHER BEGINNING ON THE 17TH.

A HEAT WAVE BROUGHT MUCH ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON THE 20TH TO
23RD.  TEMPERATURES SET NO RECORDS...BUT THE HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 90S AND LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S WERE THE WARMEST OF THE MONTH
AND WERE ACCOMPANIED BY HUMID CONDITIONS AND HEAT INDICES IN THE
110S. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...AT 99 DEGREES...AND THE
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...AT 79 DEGREES...BOTH OCCURRED
ON THE 21ST. TEMPERATURES RETURNED TO READINGS WITHIN A FEW DEGREES
OF NORMAL FOR THE REST OF THE MONTH. AFTER A DRY PERIOD FROM THE
18TH THROUGH THE 28TH...RAIN WAS MEASURED ON EACH OF THE LAST THREE
DAYS OF THE MONTH.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN JULY 2016:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
JULY 3       COLD MAX TEMP     69      70 (1905)

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