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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
137 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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...THE LINCOLN, NEBRASKA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

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            53   01/30
                        01/14
LOWEST             -9   01/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.3              35.4    -0.1
AVG. MINIMUM     17.6              13.8     3.8
MEAN             26.4              24.6     1.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11
DAYS MIN <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 0       4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.15   1949
 MINIMUM            T   1986
TOTALS           0.83              0.64    0.19
DAILY AVG.       0.03
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.51   01/07 TO 01/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.0   1915
TOTALS            5.8               5.4
SINCE 7/1        13.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/26
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1   01/25 TO 01/25

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1186              1252     -66
 SINCE 7/1       3050              3697    -647
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/330    DATE  01/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  01/25

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      7

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

&&

...JANUARY WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND SLIGHTLY WETTER THAN NORMAL IN
LINCOLN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 26.4 DEGREES WAS 1.8 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
 THE JANUARY TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 0.83 INCHES 0.19 INCHES ABOVE
NORMAL...WITH 5.8 INCHES OF SNOW THAT IS 0.4 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

THE MONTH BEGAN WITH MOSTLY ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES...ALONG WITH
WET DAYS ON THE 7TH AND 8TH.  PRECIPITATION TOTALLED 0.51 INCHES FOR
THE TWO DAYS...WITH 0.4 INCHES OF SNOW. THAT WAS FOLLOWED BY A BRIEF
DIP TO BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON THE 9TH AND 10TH.  LIGHT SNOW
AND A BRIEF WARM-UP FOLLOWED AS TEMPERATURES PEAKED AT A MONTH-HIGH
53 DEGREES ON THE 14TH (WHICH WAS TIED ON THE 30TH)...FOLLOWED BY
ANOTHER BRIEF COLD STREAK FROM THE 16TH TO THE 19TH...WITH THE
COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH AT -9 DEGREES ON THE 17TH.  ON THE
19TH...1.4 INCHES OF SNOW FELL. THE MONTH ENDED ON A WARM
STREAK...WITH ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON THE 20TH TO 31ST.
FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW FELL ON THE 25TH...WITH THE HIGHEST
SNOWFALL OF THE MONTH AT 3.1 INCHES...BUT OTHERWISE THE LAST ELEVEN
DAYS OF THE MONTH WERE DRY.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN JANUARY 2016:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
NO DAILY RECORDS SET IN JANUARY

$$

MAYES/KLISH


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