Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
1044 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...CORRECTED DATES OF GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION BY REMOVING
08/27 TO 08/27 AND CORRECTED SNOWFALL ENTRIES INCLUDING REMOVAL OF
SNOWFALL RECORDS OF 0.0...

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...THE NORFOLK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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            93   08/02
LOWEST             40   08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.9              84.2    -2.3
AVG. MINIMUM     59.5              61.5    -2.0
MEAN             70.7              72.8    -2.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.27   1923
 MINIMUM         0.37   1941
TOTALS           2.69              3.25   -0.56
DAILY AVG.       0.09
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   08/27 TO 08/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      20                12       8
 SINCE 7/1         24                16       8
COOLING TOTAL     203               255     -52
 SINCE 1/1        726               816     -90
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/210    DATE  08/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/220    DATE  08/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

-  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.

&&

...AUGUST WAS COOLER THAN NORMAL...WITH NEAR-NORMAL RAINFALL...

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 70.7 DEGREES WAS 2.1 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL...AND THE 25TH COOLEST AUGUST ON RECORD.  THE RAINFALL
OF 2.69 INCHES WAS JUST 0.56 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

AUGUST STARTED WITH A WET STREAK...WITH MEASURABLE RAIN ON 6 OF THE
FIRST 9 DAYS OF THE MONTH TOTALING 0.63 INCHES OF RAIN.  THE WARMEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...AT 93 DEGREES...WAS RECORDED ON THE 2ND.
THIS IS AMONG THE COOLEST WARMEST-MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH
OF AUGUST ON RECORD. TEMPERATURES WERE JUST A FEW DEGREES AWAY FROM
NORMAL ON MOST DAYS THROUGH THE 17TH. ALSO...THE WET WEATHER TO
BEGIN THE MONTH WAS FOLLOWED BY A DRY STREAK ON THE 10TH THROUGH THE
15TH.

THE SECOND HALF OF THE MONTH TILTED TOWARD COOLER CONDITIONS.
RAINFALL OF 1.16 INCHES ON THE 16TH TO 18TH WAS NEARLY HALF OF THE
MONTHLY TOTAL. THESE DAYS WERE FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER DRY STREAK FROM
THE 19TH THROUGH THE 26TH...WITH ANOTHER 0.90 INCHES ON THE 27TH TO
CAP THE MONTHLY TOTAL. TEMPERATURES FROM THE 17TH THROUGH THE 31ST
WERE MAINLY IN THE 70S TO MID 80S DURING THE DAY...WITH ONE 90+
DEGREEDAYON THE 22ND...AND DOWN IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S AT NIGHT.
THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...40 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE
24TH AND IS AMONG THE COOLER AUGUST READINGS ON RECORD.

THE SUMMER MONTHS OF JUNE THROUGH AUGUST WERE COOLER AND WETTER THAN
NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN NORFOLK WAS 72.0 DEGREES...WHICH
IS 0.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE TOTAL RAINFALL OF 12.43 INCHES WAS
1.60 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN AUGUST 2015:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
NO RECORDS SET IN AUGUST

$$

MAYES/KG

CORRECTIONS BY KLISH



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