MAY 1st - 16th, 2010
3RD COOLEST START FOR NORTH PLATTE
4TH COOLEST START FOR VALENTINE

 The first half of May has been cloudy and cool. Not much rainfall has fallen, however there have been several days of clouds and drizzle, which has held temperatures well below normal. Through the first 16 days of May, there has only been one day when the temperature was above normal for North Platte, and only 2 days for Valentine. North Platte is averaging 47.3 degrees which is 8.4 degrees below the 30 year normal for average temperature. Valentine is averaging 47.2 degrees which is 7.6 degrees below the 30 year normal. North Platte only had a high reach or surpass 70 degrees through the first 16 days of May, the fourth with a high of 77 degrees. Valentine on the other hand did not reached 70 through the first 16 days of May. Both are rank number 1 for least days with a high less than 70 degrees.

Below are some statistics about the first 16 days of May for North Platte and Valentine, Nebraska. North Platte records 1875 - 2010. Valentine records 1890 - 2010.
 
North Platte
Rank Avg Temp Year
1 45.38 1967
2 47.03 1892
3 47.31 2010
4 47.34 1907
5 48.50 1917
6 48.84 1953
7 49.16 1976
8 49.81 1933
9 50.03 1954
10 50.09 1898
Average 55.86 all yrs
135 65.81 1962
136 65.88 1934
Valentine
Rank Avg Temp Year
1 41.84 1892
2 44.56 1967
3 45.31 1907
4 47.19 2010
5 48.03 1933
6 48.06 1917
6 48.06 1953
8 48.22 1942
9 48.34 1943
10 48.38 1945
Average 54.22 all yrs
120 63.50 1934
121 65.28 1987
 
North Platte
Rank Avg Low Year
1 31.63 1907
2 32.56 1976
3 33.81 1967
4 34.06 2010
5 34.94 1997
6 35.75 1953
7 37.13 2008
8 37.56 1917
9 37.75 2005
10 37.81 2002
Average 42.91 all yrs
135 51.69 1934
136 52.13 1977
Valentine
Rank Avg Low Year
1 30.94 1907
2 33.56 1967
3 34.94 1892
4 35.69 1997
5 35.75 1909
5 35.75 1924
7 35.81 1945
8 36.38 1973
9 36.44 2010
10 36.56 1946
Average 41.46 all yrs
120 50.63 1896
121 51.19 1987
 
North Platte
Rank Avg High Year
1 55.06 1892
2 56.94 1967
3 58.94 1933
4 59.19 1898
5 59.44 1917
6 59.63 1935
7 60.13 1920
8 60.56 2010
9 61.31 1878
10 61.50 1995
Average 68.80 all yrs
135 81.31 1880
136 84.06 1962
Valentine
Rank Avg High
Year
1 48.75 1892
2 55.50 1933
3 55.56 1967
4 57.25 1920
5 57.63 1942
6 57.94 2010
7 58.13 1935
8 58.81 1953
9 59.06 1905
10 59.38 1898
Average 66.97 all yrs
120 79.38 1987
121 79.38 1992
 
North Platte
Rank # of Days
High Failed to
Reach 70º
Year
1 15 of 16 days 2010
2 14 of 16 days 1888
1892
1920
3 13 of 16 days 1878
1882
1885
1898
1933
1981
1995
Average 8 of 16 days all yrs
135 1 of 16 days 1963
1992
136 0 of 16 days 1962
Valentine
Rank # of Days
High Failed to
Reach 70º
Year
1 16 of 16 days 2010
2 15 of 16 days 1892
1898
1920
5 14 of 16 days 1919
1923
1967
8 13 of 16 days 13 years
Average 9 of 16 days all yrs
120
121
2 of 16 days 1962
1992
 
Page composition
by Matt Masek
5/17/2010



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.