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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
1057 PM CDT Tue Jul 4 2017

...June temperatures were well above normal for both North Platte
and Valentine, while precipitation was well below normal in June...

For North Platte, the average daily mean temperature for the month
of June was 71.6 degrees and was 3.7 degrees above the normal of
67.9 degrees. The average daily high temperature for the month
was 87.9 degrees which was 6.1 degrees above the normal of 81.8
degrees. The average daily low temperature was 55.3 degrees which
was 1.3 degrees above the normal of 54.0 degrees. Four daily record
temperatures were set during the month of June in North Platte and
are highlighted below. Three were record daily high minimum temperatures
and one was a record high temperature for that date. In addition, the
all time record high for the month of June was tied. On the 21st, the
high in North Platte was 107 degrees, this was tied for the warmest
June day on record with June 15th, 1953 and June 26th, 2012.

Date    Record      Previous record and year    Record

10      68*         68/1954 and 1946            High minimum temp.
11      72          68/1880                     High minimum temp.
12      68*         68/1953, 1894, 1993         High minimum temp.
21      107%$       106/1988                    Record high

*   Denotes tied daily record
%   Denotes record daily high for that date
%   Denotes tied record for the warmest temperature ever in June

For Valentine, the average daily mean temperature for the month of
June was 70.7 degrees which was 3.2 degrees above the normal of
67.5 degrees. The average daily high temperature for June was 86.8
degrees which was 5.7 degrees above the normal of 81.1 degrees. The
average daily low temperature for the month was 54.6 degrees which was
0.6 degrees above the normal of 54.0 degrees. One daily record high
temperature and one daily record low temperature was set during the month
of June in Valentine and is highlighted below.

Date    Record      Previous record and year    Record

11      102*        102/1893                    Record high
24      39          41/1993                     Record low

*   Denotes tied daily record

At Lee Bird Field in North Platte, precipitation for June totaled
0.43 inches which was 2.99 inches below the normal of 3.42
inches. June 2017 will go down as the second driest June on record
for North Platte. No daily precipitation records were set for the
month of June in North Platte.

At Miller field in Valentine, precipitation for June totaled 0.53
inches which was 3.03 inches below the normal of 3.56 inches. June
2017 will go down as the fourth driest June on record for Valentine.
No daily precipitation records were set during the month of June in
Valentine.

...North Platte and Valentine precipitation totals for the
previous 12 months...

                        Precipitation             Departure
                        LBF       VTN           LBF       VTN
Month

July 2016               3.84      3.11         +0.77     -0.10
August 2016             0.88      1.34         -1.41     -0.84
September 2016          0.94      1.52         -0.47     -0.12
October 2016            1.54      1.90         -0.01     +0.65
November 2016           0.79      0.29         +0.15     -0.36
December 2016           0.62      0.94         +0.21     +0.57

January 2017            0.67      0.91         +0.33     +0.65
February 2017           0.52      1.16         +0.02     +0.68
March 2017              1.82      0.76         +0.77     -0.31
April 2017              2.23      1.36         -0.04     -0.86
May 2017                3.30      5.41         +0.02     +2.28
June 2017               0.43      0.53         -2.99     -3.03

TOTALS                 17.58     19.23         -2.65     -0.79

$$

Buttler



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