September 2011 Climate Summary
for North Platte and Valentine

Precipitation and Temperatures were below normal for September in both North Platte & Valentine

 
FOR NORTH PLATTE...THE AVERAGE DAILY MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER   
WAS 60.1 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.2 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 62.3  
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 76.9 DEGREES WHICH  
WAS 0.9 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 77.8 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY  
LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 43.3 DEGREES WHICH WAS 3.5 DEGREES  
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 46.8 DEGREES. THREE DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES  
WERE SET DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. ON THE FIRST...THE HIGH WAS  
99 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE RECORD OF 98 DEGREES SET PREVIOUSLY IN  
1911. ON THE FIFTEENTH...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 47  
DEGREES...BREAKING THE RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 52 DEGREES  
SET PREVIOUSLY IN 1903. ON THE TWENTY EIGHTH...THE HIGH IN NORTH  
PLATTE WAS 92 DEGREES TYING THE RECORD HIGH FOR THAT DATE.  
 
FOR VALENTINE...THE AVERAGE DAILY MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER WAS  
60.0 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.3 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 62.3  
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 76.4 DEGREES...WHICH  
WAS 0.9 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 77.3 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY  
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 43.6 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 3.8 DEGREES BELOW THE  
NORMAL OF 47.4 DEGREES. ONE DAILY RECORD HIGH WAS TIED DURING THE  
MONTH. ON THE TWENTY EIGHTH...THE HIGH WAS 92 DEGREES WHICH TIED THE  
RECORD HIGH WHICH WAS ALSO SET IN 1969 AND 1921.  
 
FOR PRECIPITATION IN SEPTEMBER...NORTH PLATTE TOTALED 0.98 INCHES AT  
LEE BIRD FIELD...WHICH WAS 0.43 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1.41  
INCHES. VALENTINE RECORDED 1.09 INCHES...WHICH WAS 0.55 INCHES BELOW  
THE NORMAL OF 1.64 INCHES. ON THE FIFTEENTH 0.76 INCHES OF RAIN FELL  
AT VALENTINE...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.66 INCHES SET  
PREVIOUSLY IN 1987.  
 
...NORTH PLATTE AND VALENTINE PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR THE 12  
PREVIOUS MONTHS...  
 
PRECIPITATION DEPARTURE  
 
LBF VTN LBF VTN  
MONTH  
 
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  
SEPTEMBER 2011 0.98 1.09 -0.43 -0.55  
 
TOTALS 23.21 21.35 3.32 1.82
 

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