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CLMODX

CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
151 PM CDT MON SEP 24 2014

UPDATED TO INCLUDE MONTHLY/SEASONAL DETAILS AT BOTTOM

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...THE ORD NE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            90   08/21        MM      MM       96
                        08/20
                        08/02
LOWEST             50   08/12        MM      MM       56
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.8              85.6    -1.8     84.4
AVG. MINIMUM     60.9              60.4     0.5     62.5
MEAN             72.4              73.0    -0.6     73.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               8.2    -5.2        9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           5.27              3.16    2.11     3.77
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.10    0.07     0.12
DAYS >= .01        15                MM      MM       16
DAYS >= .10        10                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.88   08/08 TO 08/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0
 SINCE 7/1         19
COOLING TOTAL     235
 SINCE 1/1        635
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  08/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/320    DATE  08/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             18     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...AUGUST 2014 DETAILS FOR ORD EVELYN SHARP FIELD AIRPORT...

...TEMPERATURES

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:      83.8 DEGREES (1.8 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:       60.9 DEGREES (0.5 ABOVE NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:      72.4 DEGREES (0.6 BELOW NORMAL)

HOTTEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:      90 DEGREES ON THE 2ND, 20TH, 21ST
COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:      76 DEGREES ON THE 26TH, 27TH

COOLEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       50 DEGREES ON THE 12TH
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       70 DEGREES ON THE 20TH

WARMEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   90.0 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-21ST

WARMEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   88.6 DEGREES FROM THE 16TH-22ND

WARMEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   76.0 DEGREES FROM THE 16TH-22ND

COOLEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   76.0 DEGREES FROM THE 26TH-27TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   79.4 DEGREES FROM THE 24TH-30TH
                                                     25TH-31ST
COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:    58.0 DEGREES FROM THE 8TH-14TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   69.2 DEGREES FROM THE 25TH-31ST


...PRECIPITATION

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION:  5.27 INCHES (2.11 ABOVE NORMAL)

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 15

HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY PRECIPITATION:  1.56 INCHES ON THE 8TH
HIGHEST 2-DAY PRECIPITATION TOTAL:   1.97 INCHES ON THE 8TH-9TH


PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE PAST 12 MONTHS:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

SEP  2013       2.80      +0.36
OCT  2013       1.62      -0.31
NOV  2013       0.50      -0.57
DEC  2013       TRACE     -0.59
JAN  2014       0.06      -0.31
FEB  2014       0.19      -0.25
MAR  2014       0.20      -1.25
APR  2014       1.26      -1.33
MAY  2014       0.51      -3.30
JUN  2014       8.08      +3.96
JUL  2014       2.07      -0.90
AUG  2014       5.27      +2.11

12-MONTH TOTAL  22.56     -2.38


...OTHER WEATHER ELEMENTS

HIGHEST WIND GUST: 51 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE 17TH
(OCCURRED AT 709 PM CDT DURING A THUNDERSTORM)

HIGHEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE: 30.23 ON THE 11TH
LOWEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE:  29.59 ON THE 31ST

...SEVERE-CRITERIA THUNDERSTORM REPORTS IN/NEAR ORD

NWS HASTINGS RECEIVED NO REPORTS OF SEVERE-CRITERIA HAIL OR
THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS DURING AUGUST 2014 FROM THE IMMEDIATE
ORD AREA.

&&

...METEOROLOGICAL-SUMMER 2014 SEASONAL STATISTICS FOR JUNE-AUGUST...

- AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:  70.3 DEGREES (1.9 BELOW NORMAL)
- SEASONAL PRECIPITATION:   15.42 INCHES  (5.17 ABOVE NORMAL)

$$

PFANNKUCH/DOXEY




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