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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
842 AM CDT TUE OCT 9 2018

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...THE LINCOLN, NEBRASKA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            96   09/20
LOWEST             41   09/26
                        09/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.7              78.7     0.0
AVG. MINIMUM     58.1              53.4     4.7
MEAN             68.4              66.0     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      8
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.32   1914
 MINIMUM            T   1894
TOTALS           7.13              3.02    4.11
DAILY AVG.       0.24
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         5
DAYS >= .50         5
DAYS >= 1.00        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.63   09/03 TO 09/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.8   1985
TOTALS            0.0                 T
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      81                92     -11
 SINCE 7/1         82                98     -16
COOLING TOTAL     191               123      68
 SINCE 1/1       1464              1158     306
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/020    DATE  09/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/020    DATE  09/18

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40



WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
RAIN                     11     HAIL                       0
FREEZING RAIN             0     SNOW                       0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     SLEET                      0
HEAVY SNOW                0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
LIGHT SNOW                0     HAZE                       5
FOG                      11


-  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.

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...SEPTEMBER WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND MUCH WETTER THAN AVERAGE IN LINCOLN...


THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 78.7 DEGRESS WHICH IS NORMAL
FOR SEPTEMBER. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 58.1 DEGREES, OR 4.7 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL. THE MEAN MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 68.4, WHICH IS 2.4 DEGREES
ABOVE AVERAGE.

THE MONTH BEGAN WITH A WEEK OF BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES, WITH THE EXCEPTION
OF THE 1ST OF THE MONTH WHICH WAS ABOVE AGERAGE. THE 2ND THROUGH THE 10TH SAW
COOLER TEMPERATURES, WHILE THE 11TH THROUGH THE 20TH SAW TEMPERATURES THAT
WERE ABOVE AVERAGE. THE MONTH ENDED WITH VARIABLE TEMPERATURES; FOR THE MOST
PART HOWEVER, TEMPERATURES WERE SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE. ONE TEMPERATURE
RECORD WAS TIED THIS MONTH, WITH TEMPERATURES REACHING 96 DEGREES ON SEPTEMBER
20TH. THIS TIED THE OLD RECORD OF 96 DEGREES SET IN 2016.

THIS MONTH SAW ABOVE AVERAGE RAINFALL, WITH A MAJORITY OF IT OCCURING DURING
THE EARLY AND LATE PARTS OF THE MONTH. THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH SAW A PERIOD
WITH SLIGHTLY DRIER CONDITIONS. 7.13 INCHES OF RAIN FELL DURING SEPTEMBER,
WHICH WAS 4.11 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. FOR THE YEAR, LINCOLN HAS SEEN 28.42 INCHES,
WHICH IS 3.82 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

DURING SEPTEMBER, 12 DAYS HAD PRECIPITATION, AND 7 DAYS HAD THUNDER. FIVE DAYS
DURING THE MONTH RECORDED GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.50 INCHES OF RAIN AND
THREE DAYS SAW RAIN TOTALS GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO ONE INCH. THE GREATEST
AMOUNT OF PRECIPITIATION THAT OCCURED IN 24 HOURS WAS 2.63 INCHES, WHICH
OCCURED BETWEEN 7PM ON SEPTEMBER 3RD AND 7PM ON SEPTEMBER 4TH.

THE HIGHEST WINDS IN SEPTEMBER OCCURED ON SEPTEMBER 17TH, REACHING 51 MPH.


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