Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLMOMA

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
353 PM CDT THU JUN 2 2016

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...THE OMAHA EPPLEY, NEBRASKA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            88   05/30
                        05/06
LOWEST             39   05/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.1              73.8     0.3
AVG. MINIMUM     52.1              50.9     1.2
MEAN             63.1              62.3     0.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.29   1883
 MINIMUM         0.55   1989
TOTALS           4.84              4.76    0.08
DAILY AVG.       0.16
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.63   05/10 TO 05/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            3.1   2013
TOTALS            0.0               0.0
SINCE 7/1        27.4
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     121               148     -27
 SINCE 7/1       4927              6150   -1223
COOLING TOTAL      70                66       4
 SINCE 1/1         83                82       1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/130    DATE  05/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/130    DATE  05/26

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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.


&&

...MAY WAS NEAR-NORMAL FOR TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION IN OMAHA...

WITH BOTH COOL AND WARM STRETCHES AND WET AND DRY SPELLS...THE
OVERALL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION IN OMAHA BOTH ENDED UP
NEAR NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 63.1 DEGREES WAS A TOUCH
(0.8 DEGREES) ABOVE NORMAL...WHILE THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF
4.84 INCHES WAS JUST 0.08 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

MAY BEGAN ON THE COOL SIDE...WITH THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE OF
THE MONTH ON THE 1ST AT 50 DEGREES...ALONG WITH A TOUCH OF RAIN. DRY
WEATHER PERSISTED FROM THE 2ND THROUGH THE 8TH...WHILE ABOVE-NORMAL
TEMPERATURES PERSISTED FROM THE 4TH THROUGH THE 11TH.  IN FACT...THE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...88 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 6TH.
THE 9TH-11TH WAS PARTICULARLY WET AND STORMY...WITH 3.13 INCHES OF
RAIN ON THE THREE DAYS...AND WITH THUNDER REPORTED EACH DAY FROM THE
8TH TO THE 11TH.  THUNDERSTORMS ALSO BROUGHT HAIL TO EPPLEY AIRFIELD
ON THE 11TH...AS WELL AS WINDS GUSTING TO 48 MPH.

FOLLOWING THIS ACTIVE PERIOD...CONDITIONS TURNED DRY AND COOL FROM
THE 13TH THROUGH THE 21ST.  JUST ONE DAY IN THAT STRETCH SAW
MEASURABLE RAIN...ON THE 16TH.  THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE
MONTH...39 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 14TH.  WARM AND WET CONDITIONS
RETURNED ON THE 22ND TO 31ST...WITH HIGHS STAYING IN THE 70S AND 80S
AND WITH PRECIPITATION AND THUNDER ON EACH DAY FROM THE 23RD TO THE
27TH AND AGAIN ON THE 30TH.  WINDS GUSTED TO 49 MPH ON BOTH THE 25TH
AND 26TH IN THUNDERSTORMS...AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS RANGED FROM A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH TO A HALF INCH.


FOR THE SPRING MONTHS OF MARCH THROUGH MAY....OMAHA WAS MUCH WARMER
THAN NORMAL...WITH SLIGHTLY ABOVE-NORMAL PRECIPITATION.  THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 55.2 DEGREES WAS 4.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE 5TH
WARMEST SPRING ON RECORD FOR OMAHA.  THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF
11.27 INCHES WAS 1.56 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL BUT MERELY THE 32ND
WETTEST ON RECORD. TEMPERATURES HAVE YET TO REACH 90 DEGREES IN
OMAHA THIS YEAR.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN MAY 2016:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
NONE

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MAYES/JEK/JRB


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