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CXUS53 KGID 151748 AAA
CLMEAR

CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1148 AM CST THU JAN 15 2015

UPDATED TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL MONTHLY STATS/ANNUAL 2014
EXTREMES AT BOTTOM

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...THE KEARNEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            57   12/14        60      -3       66  12/18
                        12/08
                        12/02
LOWEST             -6   12/31        -5      -1       -6  12/09
                        12/30                             12/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.2              36.8     0.4     36.9
AVG. MINIMUM     20.5              15.1     5.4     12.6
MEAN             28.8              25.9     2.9     24.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              10.5     0.5       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              30.7    -3.7       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               3.0    -1.0        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS             MM              0.57      MM       MM
DAILY AVG.         MM              0.02      MM
DAYS >= .01        MM               3.7      MM
DAYS >= .10        MM               1.4      MM
DAYS >= .50        MM               0.2      MM
DAYS >= 1.00       MM               0.0      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL      MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1114              1210     -96     1240
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

THE PRECIPITATION DATA SHOWN ABOVE IS RECORDED BY THE AUTOMATED
WEATHER OBSERVING SYSTEM AT THE KEARNEY AIRPORT. THE PRECIPITATION
IS DEPICTED FOR A CALENDAR DAY FROM MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT. SNOWFALL
IS NOT RECORDED BY THAT SYSTEM.

THE OFFICIAL PRECIPITATION...SNOWFALL...AND SNOW DEPTH OBSERVATION
FOR KEARNEY IS RECORDED DAILY BY THE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER AT 7 AM.
THAT INFORMATION FOLLOWS...

...KEARNEY 4NE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER REPORT FOR DECEMBER 2014...

PRECIPITATION (IN)
    MONTH TO DATE..................   0.69
    YEAR TO DATE...................  25.25

SNOWFALL (IN)
    MONTH TO DATE..................   4.0
    SEASONAL TOTAL (SINCE JULY 1ST)   5.7

&&

...DECEMBER 2014 CLIMATE DETAILS FOR KEARNEY REGIONAL AIRPORT...

(NOTE: ALL DATA PRESENTED BELOW THIS POINT IS FROM THE OFFICIAL NWS
COOPERATIVE OBSERVER LOCATED AT KEARNEY REGIONAL AIRPORT. AS A
RESULT...IT MAY DIFFER SLIGHTLY FROM THE UNOFFICIAL AUTOMATED
AIRPORT OBSERVATIONS PRESENTED IN THE TABLE AT THE TOP OF THIS
PRODUCT. ALL TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION DATA REPORTED BY THE
OFFICIAL COOPERATIVE OBSERVER IS BASED ON A 24-HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT
7 AM...AND THUS DOES NOT CORRESPOND TO A MIDNIGHT-TO-MIDNIGHT
CALENDAR DAY PERIOD AS THE AUTOMATED OBSERVATIONS DO.)

...TEMPERATURES

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:     37.0 DEGREES (0.2 ABOVE NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:      19.1 DEGREES (4.0 ABOVE NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:     28.0 DEGREES (2.1 ABOVE NORMAL)

WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE: 58 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 15TH
(ACTUALLY OCCURRED ON THE 14TH)

COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:  3 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 31ST
(ACTUALLY OCCURRED ON THE 30TH)

COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE: -8 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 31ST

WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE: 48 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 14TH


...PRECIPITATION/SNOWFALL

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION:   0.69 INCHES (0.12 ABOVE NORMAL)
TOTAL MONTHLY SNOWFALL:         4.0 INCHES (0.5 ABOVE NORMAL)

NUMBER OF 24-HOUR PERIODS
WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 5

HIGHEST 24-HOUR
PRECIPITATION ENDING AROUND 7 AM: 0.54 INCHES REPORTED ON THE 15TH

HIGHEST 24-HOUR
SNOWFALL ENDING AROUND 7AM:        2.5 INCHES REPORTED ON THE 27TH

DEEPEST 7 AM SNOW DEPTH:           3 INCHES ON THE 27TH


PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE YEAR 2014:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

JAN  2014       0.28      -0.21
FEB  2014       0.36      -0.19
MAR  2014       0.11      -1.68
APR  2014       3.35      +1.12
MAY  2014       0.71      -3.47
JUN  2014       8.53      +4.60
JUL  2014       0.17      -3.11
AUG  2014       7.60      +4.52
SEP  2014       2.40      +0.33
OCT  2014       0.99      -1.05
NOV  2014       0.06      -0.96
DEC  2014       0.69      +0.12

12-MONTH TOTAL  25.25     +0.02


...HIGH WINDS

IN TERMS OF STRONG WINDS...ONE OF THE HIGHEST MEASURED PEAK GUSTS OF
THE MONTH AT KEARNEY AIRPORT WAS 47 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE
15TH...WHICH OCCURRED IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
PASSING TO THE EAST. (HOWEVER...PLEASE NOTE THIS WAS NOT NECESSARILY
THE TRUE PEAK GUST OF THE MONTH...AS THIS AUTOMATED SYSTEM ONLY
TRANSMITS ROUTINE WIND OBSERVATIONS EVERY 20 MINUTES).

&&

...ANNUAL KEARNEY AIRPORT TOTALS/EXTREMES FOR 2014...

(ALL DATA FROM COOPERATIVE OBSERVER...WITH DAILY DATA VALID FOR A
24-HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 7 AM))

ANNUAL MEAN TEMPERATURE: 48.6 DEGREES (0.8 BELOW NORMAL)

HOTTEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:
101 DEGREES REPORTED ON JULY 22 (ACTUALLY OCCURRED ON JULY 21)

COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:
3 DEGREES REPORTED ON DEC 31 (ACTUALLY OCCURRED ON DEC 30)

COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE: -16 DEGREES ON FEB 6
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE:  72 DEGREES ON JUL 22

ANNUAL PRECIPITATION:   25.25 INCHES
(0.02 INCH ABOVE NORMAL AND 1.09 INCHES LESS THAN 2013)

HIGHEST 24-HOUR PRECIPITATION ENDING AT 7 AM: 3.19 INCHES ON AUG 9
HIGHEST 48-HOUR PRECIPITATION ENDING AT 7 AM: 4.26 INCHES ON AUG 10

TOTAL ANNUAL SNOWFALL (INCLUDES PARTS OF 2 SNOW SEASONS): 16.3 INCH
HIGHEST 24-HOUR SNOWFALL ENDING AT 7 AM: 2.5 INCHES REPORTED DEC. 27
HIGHEST 48-HOUR SNOWFALL ENDING AT 7 AM: 3.3 INCHES REPORTED FEB. 1
DEEPEST 7 AM SNOW DEPTH:  3 INCHES ON DEC. 27

$$

PFANNKUCH




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