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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
1157 AM CST SAT JAN 5 2019

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...THE NORFOLK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED
                 VALUE   DATE(S)

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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            97   05/27
                        05/26
LOWEST            -26   01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.5
AVG. MINIMUM     37.3
MEAN             47.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     29
DAYS MAX <= 32     60
DAYS MIN <= 32    167
DAYS MIN <= 0      16

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          33.39
DAYS >= .01       107
DAYS >= .10        67
DAYS >= .50        17
DAYS >= 1.00        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.66   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           50.4
DAYS >= TRACE      51
DAYS >= 1.0        14
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   01/24
                        01/23
 24 HR TOTAL     14.6   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7177
COOLING TOTAL    1080
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320    DATE  10/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/330    DATE  10/03



-  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.


............................2018 ANNUAL STATISTICS.................................


       PERIOD OF RECORD 1893 TO 2018 (126 YEARS)
YEARLY PRECIP.       33.39       17TH WETTEST ON RECORD
YEARLY SNOWFALL       50.4        9TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD


.............................2018 SEASONAL STATISTICS...............................

WINTER (DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY)
SPRING (MARCH, APRIL, MAY)
SUMMER (JUNE, JULY, AUGUST)
FALL (SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER)



15TH LATEST SPRING SEASON SNOWFALL ON RECORD: 3.9 INCES ON 04/18

10TH EARLIEST FALL SEASON SNOWFALL ON RECORD: 0.5 INCES ON 10/14

8TH PLACE FOR SHORTEST PERIOD WITHOUT SNOW - (178 DAYS WITHOUT SNOW 4/19 - 10/13)

10TH WETTEST SUMMER SEASON WITH 16.62 INCHES

15TH COLDEST FALL ON RECORD WITH 48.3 AVE. TEMP.

8TH SNOWIEST SPRING ON RECORD WITH 16.4 INCHES




.............................2018 MONTHLY STATISTICS................................


       TEMPERATURE                PRECIPITATION
MONTH  AVG. DEPART.  MAX  MIN     TOTAL  DEPART. SNOW/SLEET  TSTORM DAYS
JAN    20.6  -2.0     55  -26     1.07    0.48   16.5             0
FEB    19.1  -7.7     52   -7     0.65   -0.11    7.4             0
MAR    37.2  -0.2     67   11     1.63   -0.14    5.5             3
APR    41.3  -8.3     85    6     1.32   -1.33   10.9             2
MAY    65.7   5.2     97   43     1.62   -2.31      0             9
JUN    73.5   3.3     96   52    10.75    6.49      0            13
JUL    73.8  -1.2     93   53     4.81    1.49      0            12
AUG    71.9  -0.9     91   45     1.06   -2.19      0            10
SEP    66.1   2.3     95   37     3.38    0.69      0             4
OCT    47.4  -3.6     90   25     2.97    0.90    0.5             2
NOV    31.4  -5.0     63    3     1.24   -0.13    1.4             0
DEC    26.1   1.8     50   -3     2.89    2.14    8.2             0

YEAR   47.8  -1.4     97  -26    33.39    5.98    50.4           55


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   125 YEARS OF RECORD (1894 TO 2018)
MONTH
JAN   5TH SNOWIEST
FEB
MAR
APR   5TH COLDEST AND 5TH SNOWIEST
MAY   8TH WARMEST AND 14TH DRIEST
JUN   5TH WETTEST
JUL
AUG   12TH DRIEST
SEP
OCT   13TH COLDEST
NOV   13TH COLDEST
DEC   1ST WETTEST


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               DEGREE DAYS
MONTH  HEATING  DEPART.  COOLING  DEPART.
JAN      1361      45         0       0
FEB      1379     208         0       0
MAR       855      -1         0       0
APR       715     241         9      -3
MAY       100     -90       131      82
JUN         6     -24       270      84
JUL         0      -4       282     -32
AUG        12       0       231     -24
SEP       116     -10       157      67
OCT       536      93         0      -9
NOV       999     139         0       0
DEC      1198     -63         0       0

YEAR     7177     534      1080     165


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       WIND GUST    SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
MONTH  MAX             MAX     MIN
JAN    60                  M   29.40
FEB    53              30.75   29.53
MAR    58              30.51   29.54
APR    54              30.51   29.35
MAY    48              30.19   29.54
JUN    59              30.19   29.57
JUL    47              30.43   29.66
AUG    36              30.30   29.55
SEP    40              30.37   29.55
OCT    61              30.43   29.47
NOV    51              30.69   29.45
DEC    49              30.55   29.32

YEAR   61              30.75   29.32




..................2018 DAILY STATISTICS.....................

                  DAILY RECORDS SET IN 2018
DATE              RECORD         READING     PREVIOUS RECORD

JANUARY   01    RECORD LOW         -26       -25 IN 1924
JANUARY   02    RECORD LOW         -17       -16 IN 2010
JANUARY   22    RECORD SNOWFALL   14.6      12.8 IN 1982
MARCH     16    RECORD RAINFALL   0.83      0.75 IN 1987
APRIL     07    RECORD LOW          11        12 IN 1936
MAY       26    RECORD HIGH         97        95 IN 1914
MAY       27    RECORD HIGH         97        93 IN 2006
SEPTEMBER 04    RECORD RAINFALL   1.90      1.05 IN 1929
OCTOBER   09    RECORD RAINFALL   1.39      1.24 IN 1904
NOVEMBER  09    RECORD LOW           4        10 IN 1921
DECEMBER  01    RECORD RAINFALL   1.46      1.10 IN 1909
DECEMBER  01    RECORD SNOWFALL    5.0       4.3 IN 1978
DECEMBER  26    RECORD RAINFALL   0.96      0.55 IN 1941




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