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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
820 PM CST TUE NOV 4 2014

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...THE OMAHA EPPLEY, NEBRASKA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            80   10/26
LOWEST             28   10/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.6              64.7     1.9
AVG. MINIMUM     43.9              41.6     2.3
MEAN             55.3              53.2     2.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.23   2007
 MINIMUM            T   1952
TOTALS           2.48              2.15    0.33
DAILY AVG.       0.08
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.41   09/30 TO 10/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            7.2   1941
TOTALS            0.0               0.3
SINCE 7/1         0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     300               382     -82
 SINCE 7/1        378               485    -107
COOLING TOTAL       6                15      -9
 SINCE 1/1       1149              1112      37
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  10/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/330    DATE  10/03

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

-  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.


&&

...OCTOBER WAS WARMER AND SLIGHTLY WETTER THAN NORMAL IN OMAHA...

OCTOBER IN OMAHA BROUGHT A ROLLER-COASTER OF TEMPERATURES THAT
LEANED TOWARD THE WARM SIDE...WITH A MODERATE AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION ON RELATIVELY FEW DAYS.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
55.3 DEGREES WAS 2.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WHILE THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION OF 2.48 INCHES WAS 0.33 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

OCTOBER ARRIVED ON A WARM AND WET NOTE...BEFORE COOLER TEMPERATURES
SET IN ON THE 3RD AND 4TH.  A STRING OF DRY WEATHER FROM THE 3RD
THROUGH THE 11TH WAS ACCOMPANIED BY SWINGS BETWEEN ABOVE AND BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERTURES...BROUGHT TO AN END ON THE 12TH AND 13TH WITH
ANOTHER BATCH OF RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURES CLOSER TO AVERAGE.

FROM THE 16TH THROUGH THE 28TH...TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE NORMAL ON
ALL BUT ONE DAY...WITH A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HIGHS IN THE 70S OR 80S
FROM THE 19TH THROUGH THE 27TH.  THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 80 ON THE
26TH WAS THE WARMEST OF THE MONTH.  DRY WEATHER ALSO PERSISTED FROM
THE 14TH THROUGH THE 31ST...WITH THE DISTINCT EXCEPTION OF THE
22ND...WHICH SAW 1.02 INCHES OF RAIN.  TEMPERATURES DIPPED NEAR TO
BELOW AVERAGE FROM THE 29TH TO THE 31ST...AND THE COLDEST HIGH AND
LOW TEMPERATURES OF THE MONTH BOTH OCCURRED ON THE 31ST...WITH A
HIGH OF JUST 45 AND A LOW OF 28.

THAT FREEZE ON THE 31ST WAS THE FIRST FREEZE OF THE FALL
SEASON...AND IT ARRIVED 15 DAYS AFTER THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE
FOR OMAHA.  IT WAS THE 16TH LATEST FIRST FREEZE ON RECORD IN OMAHA.


DAILY RECORDS SET IN OCTOBER 2014:
DATE         RECORD           READING  PREVIOUS RECORD
NO RECORDS SET IN OCTOBER.

$$

MAYES



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