North Platte and Valentine
Monthly Climate Summary
  August 2011

 
AUGUST 2011
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPREATURES
DRIER THAN NORMAL FOR NORTH PLATTE
WETTER THAN NORMAL FOR VALENTINE

FOR NORTH PLATTE...THE AVERAGE DAILY MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST
WAS 74.7 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 72.1
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 87.5 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 1.4 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 86.1 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 61.9 DEGREES WHICH WAS 3.7
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 58.2 DEGREES. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE
RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST IN NORTH PLATTE.

FOR VALENTINE...THE AVERAGE DAILY MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST WAS
73.9 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 72.8
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 87.1
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 87.0 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 60.7 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.0
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 58.7 DEGREES. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE
RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST AT VALENTINE.

FOR PRECIPITATION IN AUGUST...NORTH PLATTE TOTALED 1.99 INCHES AT
LEE BIRD FIELD...WHICH WAS 0.30 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2.29
INCHES. VALENTINE MILLER FIELD RECORDED 3.12 INCHES...WHICH WAS
0.94 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET
AT NORTH PLATTE OR VALENTINE.

NORTH PLATTE SUMMARY VALENTINE SUMMARY
| AUG 11 | NORM | DIFF | | AUG 11 | NORM | DIFF |
AVG TEMP | 74.7 | 72.1 | 2.6 | | 73.9 | 72.8 | 1.1 |
AVG HIGH | 87.5 | 86.1 | 1.4 | | 87.1 | 87.0 | 0.1 |
AVG LOW | 61.9 | 58.2 | 3.7 | | 60.7 | 58.7 | 2.0 |
PRECIP | 1.99 | 2.29 | -0.30 | | 3.12 | 2.18 | 0.94 |


THE 30 DAY OUTLOOK FROM THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER FOR
SEPTEMBER CALLS FOR EQUAL CHANCES OF ABOVE...BELOW OR NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

PLEASE NOTE...NEW CLIMATE NORMALS COVERING THE YEARS 1981 TO 2010
STARTED BEING INCORPORATED INTO NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLIMATE
PRODUCTS IN AUGUST. THIS WILL RESULT IN SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT
DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION...AS
WELL AS HEATING AND COOLING DEGREE DAYS.

...NORTH PLATTE AND VALENTINE PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR THE 12
PREVIOUS MONTHS...
PRECIPITATION DEPARTURE

LBF VTN LBF VTN
MONTH

SEPTEMBER 2010 1.29 0.89 -0.03 -0.72
OCTOBER 2010 1.05 0.70 -0.19 -0.52
NOVEMBER 2010 0.62 0.15 -0.14 -0.57
DECEMBER 2010 0.44 0.86 0.04 0.53

JANUARY 2011 1.05 0.74 0.66 0.44
FEBRUARY 2011 0.68 0.87 0.17 0.39
MARCH 2011 0.90 1.42 -0.34 0.31
APRIL 2011 2.19 1.89 0.22 -0.08
MAY 2011 5.69 3.87 2.35 0.67
JUNE 2011 4.17 3.56 1.00 0.55
JULY 2011 3.45 3.08 0.28 -0.29
AUGUST 2011 1.99 3.12 -0.30 0.94

TOTALS 23.52 21.15 3.72 1.65

August Temperature Summary for North Platte (Click to zoom)
North Platte Observed August 2011 Temperatures Summary
Compared to Normal and Record High and Low Temperatures
August Temperature Summary for Valentine (Click to zoom)
Valentine Observed August 2011 Temperatures Summary
Compared to Normal and Record High and Low Temperatures
August Precipitation Summary for North Platte (Click to zoom)
North Platte Observed August 2011 Precipitation Summary Compared to Normal and 2010
August Precipitation Summary for Valentine (Click to zoom)
Valentine Observed August 2011 Precipitation Summary Compared to Normal and 2010

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by Matthew Masek
September 2011
 

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