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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
842 AM CDT THU APR 10 2014

UPDATED TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL MONTHLY DETAILS AT BOTTOM

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...THE ORD NE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            75   03/10        MM      MM       75
                        03/09
LOWEST             -9   03/03        MM      MM        3
                        03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.8              50.8    -1.0     46.7
AVG. MINIMUM     18.6              24.6    -6.0     20.1
MEAN             34.2              37.7    -3.5     33.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              24.2     3.8       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.20              1.45   -1.25     0.61
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.05   -0.04     0.02
DAYS >= .01         3                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         1                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   03/27 TO 03/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     947
 SINCE 7/1       6100
COOLING TOTAL       0
 SINCE 1/1          0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/310    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/310    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      6

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

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...MARCH 2014 DETAILS FOR ORD EVELYN SHARP FIELD AIRPORT...

...TEMPERATURES

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:      49.8 DEGREES (1.0 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:       18.6 DEGREES (6.0 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:      34.2 DEGREES (3.5 BELOW NORMAL)

WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:      75 DEGREES ON THE 9TH, 10TH
COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:       4 DEGREES ON THE 2ND

COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       -9 DEGREES ON THE 2ND, 3RD
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       37 DEGREES ON THE 30TH

WARMEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   75.0 DEGREES FROM THE 9TH-10TH

WARMEST 7-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   61.4 DEGREES FROM THE 9TH-15TH
                                                     8TH-14TH
WARMEST 7-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   43.9 DEGREES FROM THE 9TH-15TH

COLDEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:    9.0 DEGREES FROM THE 1ST-2ND

COLDEST 7-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   33.3 DEGREES FROM THE 1ST-7TH

COLDEST 7-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:     6.6 DEGREES FROM THE 1ST-7TH

COLDEST 7-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   19.9 DEGREES FROM THE 1ST-7TH


...PRECIPITATION/SNOWFALL

(NOTE: ALL SNOWFALL/SNOW DEPTH DATA IS FROM THE NWS COOPERATIVE
OBSERVER IN ORD. IN ADDITION...MOST MELTED SNOW-LIQUID EQUIVALENT
PRECIPITATION IS ALSO DERIVED FROM THE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER...GIVEN
THAT THE AUTOMATED PRECIPITATION GAUGE AT THE AIRPORT IS NOT
DESIGNED TO ACCURATELY MELT SNOW IN SUB-FREEZING CONDITIONS...)

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION:  0.20 INCHES (1.25 BELOW NORMAL)
TOTAL MONTHLY SNOWFALL:        4.0 INCHES  (1.9 BELOW NORMAL)

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 3

HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY PRECIPITATION: 0.12 INCHES ON THE 27TH

HIGHEST 24-HOUR
SNOWFALL ENDING AROUND 8 AM:  2.5 INCHES REPORTED ON THE 28TH

DEEPEST 8 AM SNOW DEPTH:        1 INCH ON THE 19TH


PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE PAST 12 MONTHS:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

APR  2013       2.51      -0.08
MAY  2013       5.40      +1.59
JUN  2013       1.93      -2.19
JUL  2013       3.59      +0.62
AUG  2013       3.77      +0.61
SEP  2013       2.80      +0.36
OCT  2013       1.62      -0.31
NOV  2013       0.50      -0.57
DEC  2013       TRACE     -0.59
JAN  2014       0.06      -0.31
FEB  2014       0.19      -0.25
MAR  2014       0.20      -1.25

12-MONTH TOTAL  22.57     -2.37


...OTHER WEATHER ELEMENTS

HIGHEST WIND GUST: 53 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE 31ST
(BEHIND A COLD FRONT)

HIGHEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE: 30.72 ON THE 2ND
LOWEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE:  29.25 ON THE 31ST

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PFANNKUCH/DOXEY



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