North Platte & Valentine
Streak with Highs
100 or Above
   A ridge of high pressure over the Plains combined with mainly dry conditions resulted in a long stretch of mostly sunny skies and highs at or above 100°. The streak put North Platte and Valentine at or near the top for longest in recorded history. Below is a list of the top 15 longest stretches for highs 100°+ at North Platte and Valentine, Nebraska. Both North Platte and Valentine are also nearing the top for most 100°+ days reached during the year.
 
North Platte
Consecutive days at or above 100°
Rank Consecutive
  Days 100°+
Begin Date End Date Days
100°-104°
Days
105°-109°
Days
110°+
1 13 7/11/1934 7/23/1934 6 7 0
2 8 7/17/2012 7/24/2012 6 2 0
3 6 8/8/1936 8/13/1936 5 1 0
4 5 7/29/1955 8/2/1955 5 0 0
7/22/1936 7/26/1936 1 4 0
7/15/1936 7/19/1936 3 2 0
7/27/1935 7/31/1935 5 0 0
8 4 7/10/1995 7/13/1995 4 0 0
6/18/1988 6/21/1988 3 1 0
6/27/1963 6/30/1963 4 0 0
8/24/1955 8/27/1955 4 0 0
7/10/1954 7/13/1954 0 3 1
6/12/1952 6/15/1952 3 1 0
7/22/1940 7/25/1940 3 1 0
7/4/1937 7/7/1937 4 0 0
7/2/1936 7/5/1936 3 1 0
7/4/1877 7/7/1877 3 1 0
 
North Platte
Total days during the year at or above 100°
* as of September 3, 2012
Rank Days 100°+ Year June July August September
1 29 1936 3 16 10 0
2 23 2012 4 14 5 0*
3 22 1934 2 16 4 0
4 14 1980 2 7 5 0
1931 3 7 0 4
6 13 1954 4 8 1 0
1937 2 5 6 0
8 12 1952 6 3 3 0
9 11 2002 1 8 2 0
2000 3 3 5 0
11 10 1881 0 3 6 1
12 9 1990 1 5 2 1
1955 0 3 6 0
14 8 1995 0 4 4 0
1963 4 3 1 0
1947 0 2 5 1
1939 1 6 0 1
1938 0 1 7 0
1935 0 5 3 0
 

 
Valentine
Consecutive days at or above 100°
Rank Consecutive
  Days 100°+
Begin Date End Date Days
100°-104°
Days
105°-109°
Days
110°+
1 11 7/14/2012 7/24/2012 4 6 1
7/12/1934 7/22/1934 5 4 2
3 7 7/25/1987 7/31/1987 6 1 0
4 5 7/21/2007 7/25/2007 5 0 0
7/27/2006 7/31/2006 4 1 0
7/16/2002 7/20/2002 3 2 0
7/27/1988 7/31/1988 5 0 0
7/30/1955 8/3/1955 1 4 0
7/15/1936 7/19/1936 3 2 0
6/25/1931 6/29/1931 5 0 0
11 4 8/24/1991 8/27/1991 4 0 0
7/7/1989 7/10/1989 3 1 0
6/18/1988 6/21/1988 3 1 0
7/16/1977 7/191977 3 1 0
7/10/1954 7/13/1954 3 1 0
8/1/1947 8/4/1947 3 1 0
7/22/1936 7/25/1936 1 3 0
7/27/1933 7/30/1933 2 2 0
7/16/1926 7/19/1926 3 1 0
 
Valentine
Total days during the year at or above 100°
* as of September 3, 2012
Rank Days 100°+ Year May June July August September
1 28 1936 0 4 15 9 0
2 27 2012 0 3 16 7 1*
3 17 1934 1 1 12 3 0
4 16 2002 0 4 9 3 0
1988 0 7 7 2 0
6 15 1931 0 6 7 0 2
7 14 2006 0 1 11 2 0
8 13 2001 0 2 4 5 2
1933 0 4 9 0 0
10 12 1995 0 0 5 7 0
11 11 1991 0 0 5 5 1
1974 0 2 9 0 0
1947 0 0 1 8 2
1940 0 2 7 0 2
1937 0 2 3 6 0
 

 
Additional information - Climatology of highs at or above 90° for North Platte and Valentine.
 
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by Matt Masek
Updated
September 3, 2012
 

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