End of August Heat Waves
Climate Study

North Platte, NE
Last Week of August Heat Waves August Daily Recorded Highs
Rank Year Average High (7 days) 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st
1 2013 98.57 98 101 101 97 102 97 94
2 1990 98.14 98 99 104 91 95 102 98
3 2012 96.86 85 92 97 102 103 102 97
4 1881 95.57 98 99 100 98 89 97

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5 1913 95.43 97 99 103 87 92 94 96
6 1970 95.14 96 103 92 97 101 84 93
7 1991 94.57 99 95 95 94 95 92 92
1984 94.57 91 93 96 101 95 85 101
9 1995 93.57 97 90 98 99 99 91 81
10 1953 93.43 92 95 94 93 92 95 93
1926 93.43 99 103 98 88 86 87 93
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138 1935 70.29 78 77 79 61 70 65 62
139 1885 67.43 64 61 69 65 71 70 72
(note: daily record highs for calendar date)

Valentine, NE
Last Week of August Heat Waves August Daily Recorded Highs
Rank Year Average High (7 days) 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st
1 2013 98.14 98 100 100 96 102 94 97
2 1991 97.43 103 100 100 99 94 94 92
3 2012 95.86 83 92 100 106 108 85 97
4 1948 95.26 88 86 92 101 104 102 94
5 1973 94.57 98 103 101 90 89 90 91
6 1999 94.43 94 101 102 84 85 97 98
1984 94.43 92 95 100 103 90 87 94
1970 94.43 98 106 93 87 103 79 95
9 1990 93.86 97 94 94 88 94 100 90
10 1983 93.43 98 93 91 95 100 87 90
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124 1946 72.00 77 82 61 60 65 74 85
125 1935 67.57 78 74 70 61 64 64 62
(note: daily record highs for calendar date)


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Matthew Masek
  2013
 

 


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