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CXUS53 KOAX 220124 CCA  
CLMOFK  
 
CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA  
1038 PM CDT FRI SEP 1 2017  
   
..CORRECTED GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION FROM 1.71 TO 1.73
 
 
   
...............................
 
 
   
..THE NORFOLK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM  
NORMAL    
............................................
 
 
TEMPERATURE (F)  
HIGHEST 87 08/01  
LOWEST 47 08/04  
AVG. MAXIMUM 79.4 84.2 -4.8  
AVG. MINIMUM 57.0 61.5 -4.5  
MEAN 68.2 72.8 -4.6  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 0  
DAYS MIN <= 32 0  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 8.27 1923  
MINIMUM 0.37 1941  
TOTALS 5.60 3.25 2.35  
DAILY AVG. 0.18  
DAYS >= .01 11  
DAYS >= .10 8  
DAYS >= .50 5  
DAYS >= 1.00 1  
GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 1.73 08/15 TO 08/16  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 0.0 2002  
2001  
1992  
TOTALS 0.0  
SINCE 7/1 0.0  
DAYS >= 1.0 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
24 HR TOTAL 0.0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 11 12 -1  
SINCE 7/1 11 16 -5  
COOLING TOTAL 116 255 -139  
SINCE 1/1 758 816 -58    
.............................................
 
 
WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.7  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 32/240 DATE 08/19  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 43/240 DATE 08/19  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.30  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 11 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 7 RAIN 8  
LIGHT RAIN 15 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 4  
HAZE 0  
 
>= INDICATES GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO.  
<= INDICATES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO.  
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
 
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
...AUGUST WAS MUCH MUCH COOLER AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL IN  
NORFOLK...  
 
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN AUGUST OF 68.2 DEGREES WAS 4.6 DEGREES  
BELOW NORMAL AND THE 5TH COOLEST ON RECORD. THE TEMPERATURE NEVER  
REACHED 90 DEGREES IN AUGUST FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE RECORD BEGAN.  
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 5.60 INCHES WAS 2.35 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL  
AND THE 10TH WETTEST ON RECORD.  
 
BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES DOMINATED ESSENTIALLY THROUGHOUT THE  
MONTH. ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES WERE NOTED ON JUST FOUR DAYS - THE  
20TH, 21ST, 25TH, AND 26TH - WITH AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURES NO MORE  
THAN 3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL ON ANY OF THOSE DAYS. THE COLDEST LOW  
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS RECORDED ON THE 4TH, AT 47 DEGREES. THE  
HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE 5TH REACHED JUST 65 DEGREES, WHICH WAS A  
RECORD COOLEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. FROM THE 1ST  
THROUGH THE 11TH, THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT RAIN ON TWO DAYS, WITH A  
LIGHT RAIN ON A THIRD DAY. FROM THE 12TH THROUGH THE 21ST, A WETTER  
PERIOD ENSUED, WITH MEASURABLE RAIN ON 6 OF THOSE 10 DAYS AND  
SEVERAL OF THOSE MEASURING OVER HALF AN INCH. THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT  
RAIN AGAIN ON THE 25TH AND 26TH, WITH A DRY END TO THE MONTH.  
 
FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS OF JUNE-JULY-AUGUST, THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE  
OF 72.4 DEGREES WAS 0.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL, RANKING NEAR THE  
MIDDLE OF THE PACK AS NEAR NORMAL. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 10.17  
INCHES WAS 0.66 INCHES BELOW NORMAL AND RANKS NEAR THE MIDDLE OF THE  
PACK AS NEAR NORMAL.  
 
 
DAILY RECORDS SET IN AUGUST 2017:  
DATE RECORD READING PREVIOUS RECORD  
AUGUST 5 COOL MAX TEMP 65 68 (1992)  
 

 
 
MAYES/BRAND/JEK  
COR BY KLISH  
 
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