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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
1038 PM CDT FRI SEP 1 2017

...CORRECTED GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION FROM 1.71 TO 1.73...

...................................

...THE NORFOLK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            87   08/01
LOWEST             47   08/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.4              84.2    -4.8
AVG. MINIMUM     57.0              61.5    -4.5
MEAN             68.2              72.8    -4.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.27   1923
 MINIMUM         0.37   1941
TOTALS           5.60              3.25    2.35
DAILY AVG.       0.18
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         5
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL    1.73   08/15 TO 08/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   2002
                        2001
                        1992
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      11                12      -1
 SINCE 7/1         11                16      -5
COOLING TOTAL     116               255    -139
 SINCE 1/1        758               816     -58
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/240    DATE  08/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/240    DATE  08/19

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      0

>= INDICATES GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO.
<= INDICATES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO.
                      -  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.

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

&&

...AUGUST WAS MUCH MUCH COOLER AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL IN
NORFOLK...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN AUGUST OF 68.2 DEGREES WAS 4.6 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL AND THE 5TH COOLEST ON RECORD. THE TEMPERATURE NEVER
REACHED 90 DEGREES IN AUGUST FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE RECORD BEGAN.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 5.60 INCHES WAS 2.35 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
AND THE 10TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES DOMINATED ESSENTIALLY THROUGHOUT THE
MONTH. ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES WERE NOTED ON JUST FOUR DAYS - THE
20TH, 21ST, 25TH, AND 26TH - WITH AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURES NO MORE
THAN 3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL ON ANY OF THOSE DAYS. THE COLDEST LOW
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS RECORDED ON THE 4TH, AT 47 DEGREES. THE
HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE 5TH REACHED JUST 65 DEGREES, WHICH WAS A
RECORD COOLEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. FROM THE 1ST
THROUGH THE 11TH, THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT RAIN ON TWO DAYS, WITH A
LIGHT RAIN ON A THIRD DAY. FROM THE 12TH THROUGH THE 21ST, A WETTER
PERIOD ENSUED, WITH MEASURABLE RAIN ON 6 OF THOSE 10 DAYS AND
SEVERAL OF THOSE MEASURING OVER HALF AN INCH. THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT
RAIN AGAIN ON THE 25TH AND 26TH, WITH A DRY END TO THE MONTH.

FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS OF JUNE-JULY-AUGUST, THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
OF 72.4 DEGREES WAS 0.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL, RANKING NEAR THE
MIDDLE OF THE PACK AS NEAR NORMAL. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 10.17
INCHES WAS 0.66 INCHES BELOW NORMAL AND RANKS NEAR THE MIDDLE OF THE
PACK AS NEAR NORMAL.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN AUGUST 2017:
DATE          RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
AUGUST 5      COOL MAX TEMP     65      68 (1992)

$$

MAYES/BRAND/JEK
COR BY KLISH



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