NORTH PLATTE RECORDS FIRST DAY
WITH 1 INCH OR MORE
SINCE APRIL 2012

 
EARLIER THURSDAY EVENING AT THE NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT...A 
THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED 1.02 INCHES. THIS BROKE THE STREAK
OF CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR DAYS WITH LESS THAN 1 INCH OF
PRECIPITATION DATING BACK TO APRIL 28, 2012. THE STREAK
WAS BROKEN AT 453 DAYS...WHICH WAS 11TH FOR LONGEST. THE
RECORD FOR NORTH PLATTE OCCURRED IN THE 1950S...FROM
AUGUST 11, 1952 TO APRIL 22, 1955...A TOTAL OF 985 DAYS.
BELOW ARE THE TOP 15 LONGEST STRETCHES WITHOUT 1 INCH OR
MORE FOR NORTH PLATTE.

RANK CONSECUTIVE DAYS <1.00" DATES
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1 985 DAYS 8/11/1952 - 4/22/1955
2 940 DAYS 9/13/1898 - 4/10/1901
3 734 DAYS 8/16/1923 - 8/18/1925
4 725 DAYS 5/19/1959 - 5/12/1961
5 715 DAYS 5/26/1917 - 5/10/1919
6 714 DAYS 8/13/2001 - 7/27/2003
7 706 DAYS 5/22/1989 - 4/27/1991
8 577 DAYS 10/24/1883 - 5/22/1885
9 467 DAYS 6/25/1910 - 10/4/1911
10 462 DAYS 5/7/1886 - 8/11/1887
**11** 453 DAYS 4/28/2012 - 7/24/2013
12 434 DAYS 5/8/1936 - 7/15/1937
13 388 DAYS 7/1/1905 - 7/23/1906
14 387 DAYS 7/26/1998 - 8/16/1999
14 387 DAYS 7/26/1879 - 8/15/1880

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by Matt Masek
July 25, 2013
 

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