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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
516 AM CST WED JAN 6 2016

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...THE LINCOLN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST           100   07/24
LOWEST            -16   02/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.2
AVG. MINIMUM     41.5
MEAN             53.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     40
DAYS MAX <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 32    127
DAYS MIN <= 0      12

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          41.16             28.95   12.21
DAYS >= .01       108
DAYS >= .10        62
DAYS >= .50        25
DAYS >= 1.00        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.72   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           24.2
DAYS >= TRACE      28
DAYS >= 1.0         6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   02/05
 24 HR TOTAL      6.6   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5352
COOLING TOTAL    1243
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  07/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/270    DATE  07/24



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

&&

...2015 YEARLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR LINCOLN...

THE YEAR 2015 WAS WARMER AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 53.3 DEGREES WAS THE 17TH WARMEST ON RECORD AND 1.8
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 41.16 INCHES WAS
12.21 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE 4TH WETTEST ON RECORD.  THE
CALENDAR YEAR SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 24.2 INCHES WAS 1.7 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL AND NEAR THE MIDDLE OF THE PACK FOR SNOWFALL TOTALS.  MUCH OF
THE YEAR`S PRECIPITATION FELL IN MAY AND THEN THE SECOND HALF OF THE
YEAR...AND THE PERIOD FROM MAY THROUGH DECEMBER THE 2ND WETTEST ON
RECORD...WITH 36.56 INCHES FALLING JUST SHORT OF THE RECORD 39.02
INCHES FOR THE SAME PERIOD.

JANUARY BEGAN WITH 12 OF THE FIRST 13 DAYS COLDER THAN
NORMAL...FOLLOWED BY ABOVE-AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FROM THE 14TH
THROUGH THE 31ST.  A RECORD WARM MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SET ON THE
28TH...AT 64 DEGREES.  MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL ON ONLY 4 DAYS
IN JANUARY...WITH JUST 0.09 INCHES FROM THE 1ST TO THE 30TH. THE
MAJORITY ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE MONTH...WHEN 0.82 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION AND 3.0 INCHES OF SNOW WERE RECORDED.

ONLY 8 DAYS IN FEBRUARY HAD ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES...WITH 7 OF
THOSE BETWEEN THE 6TH AND THE 14TH.  THE REST OF THE MONTH WAS COLD
AND OFTEN BREEZY. LOW TEMPERATURES ON THE 1ST THROUGH THE 5TH
AVERAGED 14 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE MONTHLY SNOWFALL OF 12.4
INCHES WAS 6.8 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL...WITH 11.5 INCHES FALLING IN THE
FIRST 4 DAYS OF THE MONTH.

FOR THE WINTER MONTHS OF DECEMBER 2014 THROUGH FEBRUARY
2015...LINCOLN WAS WETTER THAN NORMAL...WITH NEAR-NORMAL
TEMPERATURES. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 27.0 DEGREES WAS 0.2
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WHILE THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 3.06 INCHES
WAS 0.70 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE SNOWFALL OF 18.4 INCHES FOR JUST
THE THREE-MONTH WINTER SEASON WAS 1.5 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
HOWEVER....THE TOTAL WINTER SEASON SNOWFALL (NOVEMBER THROUGH MARCH)
OF 21.9 INCHES WAS 4 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

MARCH WAS DOMINATED BY WARM AND DRY WEATHER...WITH JUST A COUPLE OF
COOL STRETCHES...AND WITH THE BULK OF PRECIPITATION FALLING IN JUST
ONE DAY.  THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 60.2 DEGREES...WHICH
IS THE 4TH WARMEST ON RECORD FOR MARCH.  MARCH DID BEGIN ON THE COOL
SIDE...WITH THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH ON THE 5TH AT -1
DEGREES.  A LIGHT DUSTING OF SNOW WAS REPORTED ON THE 4TH.
TEMPERATURES SWUNG QUICKLY TO WARM READINGS ON THE 6TH...WITH ABOVE-
NORMAL TEMPERATURES CONTINUING THROUGH THE 23RD.  NO PRECIPITATION
FELL DURING THAT PERIOD...AND THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE NEVER FELL
BELOW 51 DEGREES.  THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH...90 DEGREES ON
THE 16TH...WAS A DAILY RECORD...AND WAS THE EARLIEST READING OF 90
DEGREES OR WARMER ON RECORD...BEATING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
3/22/1910 BY 6 DAYS.  A COLD FRONT ON THE 24TH BROUGHT ALMOST ALL OF
THE TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...AS WELL AS THE FIRST THUNDERSTORM
OF THE YEAR AND A SHIFT TO BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR A FEW DAYS.
MILD WEATHER RETURNED TO END THE MONTH...AND MARCH WENT OUT LIKE A
LAMB.

APRIL WAS MARKED BY PERIODIC SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...AND AS IS
TYIPCAL OF SPRING...TEMPERATURE SWINGS BETWEEN MILD AND CHILLY
READINGS.  THE WARMEST DAY OF THE MONTH CAME RIGHT OFF THE BAT...ON
THE 1ST...WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 85 DEGREES AND JUST OVER HALF
AN INCH OF RAIN ON THE 1ST TO 2ND.  OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AND TEMPERATURES BOUNCING BETWEEN ABOVE-AND BELOW-
NORMAL READINGS CONTINUED THROUGH THE 10TH. TEMPERATURES REBOUNDED
TO ABOVE NORMAL AGAIN FROM THE 10TH THROUGH THE 18TH.  A COLD FRONT
BROUGHT HEAVIER RAIN...WITH 0.78 INCHES COMBINED ON THE 18TH AND
19TH.  THE AIR BEHIND THE FRONT WAS QUITE A BIT COOLER...BRINGING
THE COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH AS TEMPERATURES FELL BELOW
FREEZING ON THE 22ND AND 23RD.  THIS EXACTLY MATCHED THE PERIOD-OF-
RECORD AVERAGE FOR LAST FREEZE.  THE LAST HARD FREEZE (28 DEGREES OR
COLDER) OCCURRED ON THE 22ND...WHICH IS 11 DAYS LATER THAN THE
PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE OF APRIL 11.  WARMER TEMPERATURES RETURNED
FOR THE END OF THE MONTH.

THE 10.90 INCHES OF RAIN IN MAY IN LINCOLN WAS THE RECORD WETTEST
FOR THE MONTH...AND THE 7TH WETTEST MONTH ALL-TIME...WITH A TIE FOR
THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN IN MAY.  THE MONTH
BEGAN ON THE WARM AND WET SIDE.  THE WARMEST DAYS OF THE MONTH
REACHED 84 DEGREES ON THE 2ND AND 3RD...WHICH WAS THE 8TH COOLEST
WARMEST-MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR MAY.  LINCOLN RECEIVED A DAILY
RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.96 INCHES ON THE 6TH AND BOTH A DAILY AND
MONTHLY RECORD WET DAY ON THE 7TH AT 3.77 INCHES.  THE TWO-DAY TOTAL
OF 6.73 INCHES WAS THE SECOND WETTEST TWO-DAY TOTAL ALL-TIME.  THE
RAINFALL CAUSED EXTENSIVE AND FATAL FLOODING IN THE CITY OF LINCOLN
AND SURROUNDING AREAS.  THUNDERSTORMS STRUCK AGAIN ON MOTHERS DAY
(THE 10TH)...THOUGH SEVERE WEATHER STAYED TO THE EAST.  RAIN FELL ON
11 OF 16 DAYS FROM THE 13TH THROUGH THE 28TH. IT ALSO WAS A PERIOD
WITH MAINLY BELOW-NORMAL TEMPEARTURES AND A FEW BRIEF WARM-UPS.
OVERALL...THERE WERE NO MORE THAN THREE CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITHOUT
MEASURABLE RAIN IN MAY...AND THOSE WERE THE LAST THREE DAYS OF THE
MONTH.

FOR THE SPRING MONTHS OF MARCH THROUGH MAY...LINCOLN ENDED UP MUCH
WETTER THAN NORMAL...WITH NEAR-NORMAL TEMPERATURES.  THE BULK OF THE
SPRING WETNESS IN LINCOLN WAS REGISTERED IN THE MONTH OF MAY...WITH
DRY MONTHS IN MARCH AND APRIL.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 51.7
DEGREES WAS THE 50TH WARMEST AND WAS 0.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE
TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 13.66 INCHES WAS 4.73 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL AND
THE 12TH WETTEST.

JUNE WAS ANOTHER WET MONTH...WITH 7.66 INCHES OF RAIN REGISTERING AS
THE 14TH WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD.  THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH WAS
ESPECIALLY RAINY...WITH MORE PERSISTENT ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES.
FROM THE 1ST THROUGH THE 15TH...MEASURABLE RAIN FELL ON 8
DAYS...TOTALING 7.04 INCHES.  THE RAINIEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS THE
10TH...WITH 2.02 INCHES OF RAIN THAT ALSO WAS A DAILY RECORD.  TWO
OTHER DAYS IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH SAW RAINFALL OF AN INCH OR
GREATER.  BOTH THE COLDEST AND THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES OF THE MONTH
OCCURRED IN THE FIRST HALF.  THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 99 DEGREES ON
THE 10TH WAS THE FIRST 90+ READING SINCE MARCH 16TH.  THE SECOND
HALF OF THE MONTH WAS DRIER...WITH TEMPERATURES STAYING CLOSER TO
NORMAL...WITH SEVERAL DAYS REACHING THE 90S.  THE TOTAL RAINFALL OF
18.56 INCHES IN MAY-JUNE WAS THE WETTEST SUCH PERIOD ON
RECORD...TOPPING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 17.40 INCHES IN 1967.

A BENIGN PATTERN THAT STARTED IN JUNE CONTINUED INTO JULY...WITH
VERY LITTLE SEVERE WEATHER AND NO TEMPERATURE OR PRECIPITATION
EXTREMES. RAINFALL AMOUTNS WERE MAINLY UP TO A QUARTER TO A HALF
INCH AT A TIME...FALLING PERIODICALLY THROUGH THE MONTH...WITH 10
THUNDERSTORM DAYS.  A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM ON THE 24TH DID BRING WIND
GUSTS MEASURED AT 61 MPH AT LINCOLN AIRPORT...WITH WIND DAMAGE
REPORTED AROUND LINCOLN.  HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE LARGELY IN THE 80S
AND 90S...WITH JUST THREE DAYS OF HIGH TEMPERATURES STAYING IN THE
70S. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE YEAR...AT 100 DEGREES...OCCURRED
ON THE 24TH.  LOW TEMPERATURES WERE LARGELY IN THE 60S AND
70S...WITH 7 DAYS OF LOWS IN TEH 50S.  THE COOLEST TEMPERATURE OF
THE MONTH...AT 52 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 8TH...AS BELOW-NORMAL
TEMPERATURES DOMINATED THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF JULY.

AUGUST STARTED WITH A WET STREAK...WITH 3 RAINY DAYS IN THE FIRST 8
DAYS OF THE MONTH.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...AT 96
DEGREES...WAS RECORDED ON THE 2ND...BUT OTHERWISE TMEPRATURES WERE
JUST A FEW DEGREES AWAY FROM NORMAL ON MOST DAYS THROUGH THE 17TH.
WETTER WEATHER WAS FOLLOWED BY A MID-MONTH DRY STREAK.  THE SECOND
HALF OF THE MONTH TILTED TOWARD COOLER AND WETTER CONDITIONS.
RAINFALL OF 2.08 INCHES ON THE 17TH AND 18TH WAS OVER HALF OF THE
MONTHLY TOTAL.  A FEW OTHER RAINFALL DAYS...INTERSPERSED WITH DRY
WEATEHR DAYS...PROVIDED A STEADY DOSE OF RAINFALL FOR THE REST OF
THE MONTH.  TEMPERATURES FROM THE 17TH THROUGH THE 31ST WERE MAINLY
IN THE 70S TO 80S...WITH ONE 90+ DEGREE DAY ON THE 22ND...AND DOWN
IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S AT NIGHT.  OVERALL...THE END-OF-MONTH
WEATHER WAS LARGELY STILL ON THE HUMID SIDE.

THE SUMMER MONTHS OF JUNE THROUGH AUGUST IN LINCOLN WERE WETTER AND
SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERAURE IN LINCOLN WAS
74.8 DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.6 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.  THE TOTAL
RAINFALL OF 13.83 INCHES WAS 2.59 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

SEPTEMBER BEGAN WITH SIX DAYS IN THE 90S...WITH LOWS IN THE 70S ON
FIVE OF THOSE SIX DAYS.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH..AT 98
DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 6TH. THE HEAT BROKE WITH FIVE DAYS OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...WITH PRECIPITATION TOTALING 2.67
INCHES...AND WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING IN THE 80S. OTHER THAN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON THE 17TH AND 18TH...DRY WEATHER
EXTENDED FROM THE 11TH TO THE 21ST. WARMER AND WETTER WEATHER
FOLLOWED FROM THE 20TH THROUGH THE 28TH. THE WETTER CONDITIONS IN
PARTICULAR FELL ON THE 22ND THROUGH THE 25TH...WITH 0.99 INCHES OF
RAIN...AND ANOTHER 0.80 INCHES ON THE 29TH.  THE COOLEST TEMPERATURE
OF THE MONTH OCCURRED ON THE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH...WITH 45 DEGREES
RECORDED ON THE 30TH.

THE COLDEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH IN LINCOLN WAS 69
DEGREES ON THE 18TH AND THE 30TH.  THESE WERE THE 3RD WARMEST
COLDEST MAXES FOR SEPTEMBER ON RECORD.  IN OTHER
WORDS...TEMPERATURES ROSE TO MILD OR WARM TEMPERATURES ON MOST DAYS
OF THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 57.1 DEGREES WAS THE 30TH WARMEST ON
RECORD IN LINCOLN...WHILE THE MONTHLY TOTAL OF 0.50 INCHES OF RAIN
WAS THE 24TH DRIEST IN A BREAK FROM OTHERWISE WET WEATHER IN THE
SECOND HALF OF 2015. CONDITIONS IN LINCOLN WERE DOMINANTLY WARMER
THAN NORMAL...WITH JUST A HANDFUL OF DAYS THROUGHOUT THE MONTH WITH
TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL. NO MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL
FOR THE FIRST 20 DAYS OF THE MONTH. THE FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON
OCCURRED ON THE 16TH...WITH TEMPERATURES JUST SKIRTING 32 DEGREES ON
THE 16TH. THIS WAS 5 DAYS LATER THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE IN
LINCOLN. UNLIKE EARLIER IN THE MONTH...A FEW RAIN EVENTS WERE
MEASURED...WITH LIGHT TOTALS ON FIVE DAYS FROM THE 21ST TO THE 31ST.

MILD FALL WEATHER CONTINUED INTO NOVEMBER. WARM WEATHER DOMINATED
THE MONTH...AS ONLY SIX DAYS RECORDED A BELOW-NORMAL AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE.  EXCEPTIONALLY WARM TEMPERATURES OCCURED ON THE 1ST
THROUGH THE 5TH...AND ON THE 15TH THROUGH THE 17TH...AS TEMPERATURES
DURING THOSE PERIODS WERE IN THE DOUBLE DIGITS ABOVE NORMAL.  THE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...AT 81 DEGREES...WAS RECORDED ON
THE 2ND...TYING A DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORD. PRECIPITATION EVENTS
WERE SOMEWHAT SCANT DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH...WITH JUST
ONE DAY OF MEASURABLE RAINFALL THROUGH THE 15TH. LINCOLN RECORDED A
TRACE OF SNOW ON THE 11TH...AS WELL AS THUNDER. PRECIPITATION EVENTS
OCCURED WITH MORE REGULARITY FROM THE 16TH THROUGH THE 30TH.
THANKSGIVING DAY - THE 26TH - WAS MARRED BY FREEZING RAIN AND A
TRACE OF SLEET AND SNOW. FREEZING DRIZZLE ALSO WAS RECORDED ON THE
28TH. THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WAS CAPPED BY LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW ARRIVING ON THE 29TH AND CONTINUING INTO THE
30TH...WITH THE FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON AT 1.3
INCHES ON THE 30TH. THIS WAS THE 18TH LATEST FIRST SNOWFALL ON
RECORD IN LINCOLN...ARRIVING 12 DAYS LATER THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD
AVERAGE OF NOVEMBER 18.

THE FALL MONTHS OF SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER-NOVEMBER WERE WETTER AND MUCH
WARMER THAN NORMAL FOR LINCOLN.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 57.8
DEGREES WAS THE 5TH WARMEST ON RECORD AND WAS 5.1 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL.  THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 7.41 INCHES WAS THE 38TH WETTEST
ON RECORD AND WAS 1.99 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE FIRST FREEZE OF THE
FALL WAS JUST A FEW DAYS LATER THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE OF
OCTOBER 11...ARRIVING ON OCTOBER 16TH.  THE FIRST SNOWFALL WAS AMONG
THE LATER FIRST SNOWFALLS...FOLLOWING SEVERAL EPISODES OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN NEAR THE END OF NOVEMBER.

DECEMBER BROUGHT 2015 TO A CLOSE WITH A NUMBER OF SUPERLATIVES. THIS
WAS THE WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD IN LINCOLN...WITH 4.42 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION SURPASSING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 4.03 INCHES SET IN
1913.  THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 33.6 DEGREES WAS THE 14TH
WARMEST ON RECORD AND WAS 6.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
ADDITIONALLY...THE 6.1 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS THE 23RD SNOWIEST
DECEMBER ON RECORD. ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES LOCKED IN FROM THE 2ND
THROUGH THE 24TH.  MANY DAYS SAW DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN THE
DOUBLE DIGITS ABOVE NORMAL...WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S OR 60S EACH DAY
FROM THE 3RD THROUGH THE 11TH.  THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 61 ON THE
8TH TIED A DAILY RECORD WARM TEMPERATURE. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF
THE MONTH...63 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 10TH. A VERY WET STRETCH OF
DAYS OCCURRED FROM THE 12TH THROUGH THE 14TH. ON THOSE THREE DAYS
ALONE...3.05 INCHES OF RAIN FELL...WITH JUST 0.8 INCHES OF
SNOW...AND WITH THUNDER REPORTED ON THE 12TH. RAINFALL OF 1.58
INCHES ON THE 13TH AND 0.70 INCHES ON THE 14TH BOTH SET OR TIED
DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS. NOTABLE PRECIPITATION FELL AGAIN LATER IN
THE MONTH...WITH 0.97 INCHES OF RAIN ON THE 23RD ALSO BREAKING A
DAILY RAINFALL RECORD AND ALSO ACCOMPANIED BY THUNDER. THE FIRST OF
TWO SNOW EVENTS FELL ON CHRISTMAS EVE IN LINCOLN.  A NARROW BAND OF
SNOW CENTERED OVER THE INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR FROM LINCOLN TO OMAHA
PRODUCED AN OFFICIAL 4.0 INCHES OF SNOWFALL IN LINCOLN...WITH HIGHER
AMOUNTS NORTHEAST OF LINCOLN. WITH THAT SNOW...LINCOLN DID
EXPERIENCE A WHITE CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR. FOUR DAYS LATER...ON THE
28TH...AN ADDITIONAL 1.0 INCHES OF SNOW FELL.


                       2015 STATISTICS
          TEMPERATURE                   PRECIPITATION
MONTH  AVG. DEPART.  MAX  MIN     TOTAL  DEPART. SNOW/SLEET TSTORM DAYS
JAN    28.1   3.5     64   -4     0.91    0.27    3.9         0
FEB    21.6  -7.4     57  -16     0.93    0.16   12.4         0
MAR    43.3   3.2     90   -1     0.77   -1.16    0.5         1
APR    54.0   2.4     85   26     1.99   -0.72      0         7
MAY    61.5  -0.8     84   37    10.90    6.61      0        10
JUN    73.4   0.8     99   54     7.66    3.31      0        11
JUL    77.1  -0.5    100   52     2.39   -1.01      0        10
AUG    73.8  -1.5     96   46     3.78    0.29      0         9
SEP    71.4   5.4     98   45     4.93    1.91      0        10
OCT    57.1   3.9     94   26     0.50   -1.47      0         1
NOV    44.9   6.0     81   21     1.98    0.55    1.3         3
DEC    33.6   6.8     63    7     4.42R   3.47    6.1         3
YEAR   53.3   1.8    100  -16    41.16   12.21   24.2        65

           DEGREE DAYS
MONTH  HEATING  DEPART.  COOLING  DEPART.
JAN      1138    -114         0       0
FEB      1208     202         0       0
MAR       668    -105         2       1
APR       328     -89         3     -10
MAY       146      -1        47     -18
JUN         0     -16       263      21
JUL         1       0       383      -7
AUG         3      -2       283     -41
SEP        33     -59       231     108
OCT       267    -114        31      16
NOV       596    -186         0       0
DEC       964    -220         0       0
YEAR     5352    -704      1243      70

       WIND GUST    SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
MONTH  MAX          MAX     MIN
JAN    49           31.18   29.66
FEB    45           30.89   29.60
MAR    49           30.64   29.66
APR    49           30.35   29.41
MAY    43           30.41   29.56
JUN    52           30.17   29.61
JUL    61           30.20   29.65
AUG    43           30.23   29.69
SEP    43           30.27   29.67
OCT    52           30.58   29.50
NOV    44           30.66   29.29
DEC    43           30.60   29.26
YEAR   61           31.18   29.26

       EXTREMES                    READING   DATE
WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE           100       JULY 24
COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE            11       JANUARY 4, JANUARY 7
COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE            -16       FEBRUARY 5
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE             76       JULY 27
LAST SPRING FREEZE (32 DEGREES)     30       APRIL 23
FIRST FALL FREEZE (32 DEGREES)      32       OCTOBER 16
HIGHEST DAILY PRECIPITATION          3.77    MAY 7
HIGHEST DAILY SNOWFALL               6.6     FEBRUARY 4
HIGHEST SNOW DEPTH                  10       FEBRUARY 5
LAST MEASURABLE SNOW (2014-15)       0.5     MARCH 4
FIRST MEASURABLE SNOW (2015-16)      1.3     NOVEMBER 30
HIGHEST WIND GUST                   61       JULY 25
HIGHEST SURFACE PRESSURE            31.18    JANUARY 7
LOWEST SURFACE PRESSURE             29.26    DECEMBER 23

   DAILY RECORDS SET IN 2015
DATE         RECORD         READING   PREVIOUS RECORD
JANUARY 28   WARM MAX TEMP     64      63 (1931)
FEBRUARY 1   SNOWFALL           4.9    4.6 (2004)
MARCH 16     WARM MAX TEMP     90      81 (2003)
MAY 6        PRECIPITATION      2.96   1.46 (2007)
MAY 7        PRECIPITATION      3.77   1.71 (1995)
JUNE 10      PRECIPITATION      2.02   1.77 (1893)
OCTOBER 11   WARM MAX TEMP     94      89 (1989)
NOVEMBER 2   WARM MAX TEMP     81      81 (TIED WITH 2005)
DECEMBER 8   WARM MAX TEMP     61      61 (TIED WITH 1990, 1984, 1946)
DECEMBER 13  PRECIPITATION      1.58   0.53 (1984)
DECEMBER 14  PRECIPITATION      0.70   0.70 (TIED WITH 1891)
DECEMBER 23  PRECIPITATION      0.97   0.47 (1965)

   MONTHLY RECORDS SET IN 2015
DATE         RECORD                 READING   PREVIOUS RECORD
MAY          MONTHLY PRECIPITATION     10.90  10.72 (1903)
MAY 7        DAILY PRECIPITATION        3.77  3.35 (5/5/2007)
DECEMBER     MONTHLY PRECIPITATION      4.42  4.03 (1913)


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