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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
1151 AM CST MON DEC 1 2014

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...THE LINCOLN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            75   11/29
LOWEST              4   11/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.6              50.3    -3.7
AVG. MINIMUM     22.5              27.6    -5.1
MEAN             34.6              38.9    -4.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8
DAYS MIN <= 32     21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.14   1909
 MINIMUM            T   1894
TOTALS           0.47              1.43   -0.96
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   11/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           12.6   1957
TOTALS            3.0               2.1
SINCE 7/1         3.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.7     0.3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/16 TO 11/19
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   11/15

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     904               782     122
 SINCE 7/1       1309              1261      48
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1       1237              1173      64
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/340    DATE  11/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/340    DATE  11/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

&&

 ...NOVEMBER WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN LINCOLN...

THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER WAS CHARACTERIZED BY A WARM START AND A VERY
COLD MIDDLE...WITH TEMPERATURE SWINGS TO FINISH THE MONTH.  THE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 34.6 DEGREES WAS 4.3 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL AND THE 15TH COLDEST ON RECORD.  THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF
0.47 INCHES WAS 0.96 INCHES BELOW NORMAL AND THE 47TH DRIEST ON
RECORD...AND THE MONTHLY TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 3.0 INCHES WAS 0.9 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL AND THE HIGHEST NOVEMBER SNOW TOTAL SINCE 1995.

AFTER A COOL 1ST...WARMER THAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES SET IN FROM THE
2ND THROUGH THE 9TH.  IN THAT PERIOD...6 OF THE 8 DAYS SAW
TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S.  A STRONG COLD FRONT ON THE 10TH BROUGHT
FALLING TEMPERATURES...AS WELL AS THE FIRST MEASURABLE SNOW OF THE
SEASON...WITH 0.4 INCHES ON THE 10TH AND 0.8 INCHES ON THE 10TH TO
11TH. THE SIGNFICANTLY COLDER AIRMASS THEN LINGERED FROM THE 11TH
THROUGH THE 20TH.  AFTER FALLING BELOW FREEZING ON THE
10TH...TEMPERATURES DID NOT RISE ABOVE FREZING AGAIN UNTIL THE
18TH...WITH A STRETCH OF 7 CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF HIGH TEMPERATURES
BELOW FREEZING AMONG THE LONGEST NOVEMBER STRETCHES ON RECORD.  SNOW
FELL AGAIN ON THE 15TH...WITH 2.2 INCHES AT LINCOLN AIRPORT.  THE
COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH OCCURRED ON THE 14TH...WITH A LOW
OF 4 DEGREES...AND TEMPERATURES FELL TO THE SINGLE DIGITS 5 TIMES
DURING THAT STRETCH.

COLD WEATHER BEGAN TO BREAK ON THE 21ST...WITH FAST TEMPERATURE
SWINGS MARKING THE REST OF THE MONTH.  THE MONTH ENDED WITH A
PARTICULARLY ABRUPT SWING...FROM A RECORD HIGH OF 75 DEGREES ON THE
29TH TO TEMPERATURES FALLING THROUGH THE 20S AND INTO THE TEENS ON
THE 30TH.  THAT 75 DEGREE READING WAS THE SECOND LATEST READING OF
75 DEGREES OR HIGHER ON RECORD.


FOR THE FALL MONTHS OF SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER-NOVEMBER...LINCOLN WAS
COOLER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL.  WET CONDITIONS WERE DRIVEN LARGELY
BY A VERY WET SEPTEMBER...WITH 9.82 INCHES OF TOTAL PRECIPITATION
COMING IN AS 3.40 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
51.8 DEGREES WAS 0.9 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN NOVEMBER 2014:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
NOVEMBER 29  WARM MAX TEMP     75      71 (1998)

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MAYES/JEK



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