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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
846 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

...August temperatures were near normal for both North Platte and Valentine
while precipitation was below normal for both locations...

For North Platte, the average daily mean temperature for the month of
August was 72.5 degrees which was 0.4 degrees above the normal of 72.1
degrees. The average daily high temperature for August was 86.0 degrees
which was 0.1 degrees below the normal of 86.1 degrees. The average daily
low temperature for the month was 58.9 degrees which was 0.7 degrees above
the normal of 58.2 degrees. One daily record low temperature was set
during the month of August. On the 21st, the low was 43 degrees, breaking
the record of 44 degrees set previously in 2009.

For Valentine, the average daily mean temperature for the month of
August was 72.0 degrees which was 0.8 degrees below the normal of 72.8
degrees. The average daily high temperature for August was 85.8 degrees which
was 1.2 degrees below the normal of 87.0 degrees. The average daily low
temperature for the month was 58.2 degrees which was 0.5 degrees below the
normal of 58.7 degrees. No daily temperature records were set during the
month of August at Valentine.

At Lee Bird Field in North Platte, precipitation for August totaled
0.88 inches which was 1.41 inches below the normal of 2.29 inches.
No daily precipitation records were set during the month of
August for North Platte.

At Miller field in Valentine, precipitation for August totaled 1.34 inches
which was 0.84 inches below the normal of 2.18 inches. No daily
precipitation records were set during the month of August for Valentine.


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

                        Precipitation             Departure
                        LBF       VTN           LBF       VTN
Month

September 2015          1.25      4.80         -0.16     +3.16
October 2015            2.06      1.54         +0.51     +0.29
November 2015           0.67      1.74         +0.03     +1.09
December 2015           0.28      1.04         -0.13     +0.67

January 2016            0.48      0.52         +0.14     +0.26
February 2016           0.78      0.16         +0.28     -0.32
MARCH 2016              0.66      0.93         -0.39     -0.14
April 2016              5.36      4.62         +3.09     +2.40
May 2016                3.90      7.09         +0.62     +3.96
June 2016               3.26      4.16         -0.16     +0.60
July 2016               3.84      3.11         +0.77     -0.10
August 2016             0.88      1.34         -1.41     -0.84

TOTALS                 23.42     31.05         +3.19     +11.03

$$

Buttler



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