Public Information Statement
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
535 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...SUMMER 2015 CLIMATE SUMMARY...

NOW THAT METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER (JUNE 1 THROUGH AUGUST 31) HAS ENDED...
LETS TAKE A BRIEF LOOK AT SOME CLIMATE STATISTICS TO SEE HOW IT RANKED
AT OUR FIRST ORDER CLIMATE STATIONS IN OMAHA...LINCOLN...AND NORFOLK
IN EASTERN NEBRASKA.

OVERALL...THIS WAS A SOMEWHAT UNREMARKABLE SUMMER PERIOD FOR WARM
TEMPERATURES...JUST SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN AVERAGE. THE AVERAGE NUMBER
OF 90 OR WARMER AND 100 OR WARMER DAYS WAS BELOW AVERAGE AS WELL.
FOR PRECIPITATION...IT WAS A WETTER THAN NORMAL SUMMER WITH FREQUENT
RAINFALL. IT WAS THE 19TH WETTEST SUMMER ON RECORD AT OMAHA...AND
THE 30TH WETTEST SUMMER ON RECORD AT BOTH LINCOLN AND NORFOLK.

                     OMAHA AREA       LINCOLN AREA       NORFOLK AREA

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE     74.5              74.8               72.0
 VERSUS NORMAL          EVEN              -0.6               -0.7
 RANKING             81/145 YEARS      75/129 YEARS      86/123 YEARS
NUM OF DAYS >= 90        21                30                 12
 AVERAGE                 27                35                 30
NUM OF DAYS >= 100        0                 1                  0
 AVERAGE                  3                 6                  4
PRECIPITATION          15.96"            13.83"             12.43"
 VERSUS NORMAL         +4.13"            +2.59"             +1.60"
 RANKING             19/145 YEARS      30/129 YEARS      30/123 YEARS

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DEWALD



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