Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
1030 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE NORFOLK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            61   02/07
LOWEST            -13   02/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.0              37.0    -3.0
AVG. MINIMUM      8.7              16.5    -7.8
MEAN             21.3              26.8    -5.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14
DAYS MIN <= 32     28
DAYS MIN <= 0      10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.18   1971
 MINIMUM         0.04   1949
TOTALS           0.31              0.76   -0.45
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.35   01/31 TO 02/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.0   1936
TOTALS            4.0               5.5
SINCE 7/1        20.3
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   02/06
                        02/05
                        02/04
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   02/01 TO 02/01

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1215              1071     144
 SINCE 7/1       5046              5093     -47
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/330    DATE  02/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/340    DATE  02/11

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     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 THAN OR EQUAL TO.
<  INDICATES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO.

&&

...FEBRUARY IN NORFOLK WAS COLDER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL...

ONLY NINE DAYS IN FEBRUARY WERE WARMER THAN NORMAL. THE REST OF THE
MONTH WAS QUITE COLD AND BREEZY.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN
FEBRUARY WAS 21.3 DEGREES...WHICH IS 5.5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

0.31 INCHES OF MOISTURE FELL IN FEBRUARY...WHICH IS 0.45 INCHES
BELOW NORMAL. THE MONTHLY SNOWFALL OF 4.0 INCHES WAS 1.5 INCHES
BELOW NORMAL.

AFTER A FRIGID AND BREEZY START TO THE MONTH...WITH MORNING LOWS
AVERAGING 12 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL FOR THE FIRST 4
DAYS...TEMPERATURES ROSE ABOVE AVERAGE ON THE 6TH THROUGH THE 10TH.
MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL ON ONLY 4 DAYS IN FEBRUARY...WITH 0.26
INCHES THE FIRST 4 DAYS.


THE MAJORITY OF MEASURABLE SNOWFALL DURING THE MONTH FELL ON THE 1ST
AND 4TH WHERE 2.0 AND 1.7 INCHES OF SNOW FELL RESPECTIVELY.

DAILY RECORDS SET IN FEBRUARY 2015: NONE

$$
TL/PEARSON


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