North Platte & Valentine
Streak with Highs
90 or Above
   A ridge of high pressure over the Plains combined with mainly dry conditions resulted in a stretch of mostly sunny skies and highs at or above 90°. This year the longest streak has put North Platte and Valentine at the top for longest in recorded history. North Platte actually had 2 top 10 streaks this year. Below is a list of the top 15 longest stretches for highs 90°+ at North Platte and Valentine, Nebraska. Also the total days during the year with highs at or above 90° have reached number 1 for North Platte and Valentine.
 
North Platte
Consecutive days at or above 90°
Rank Total Days
90°+
Begin Date End Date Total Days
90°-94°
Total Days
95°-99°
Total Days
100°-104°
Total Days
105°-109°
1 25 7/10/2012 8/3/2012 6 9 8 2
7/2/1936 7/26/1936 5 4 9 7
3 23 7/6/1901 7/28/1901 5 13 5 0
4 20 8/25/1990 9/13/1990 7 10 3 0
5 18 7/7/1934 7/24/1934 1 4 6 7
6 16 6/22/2012 7/7/2012 4 7 3 2
8/1/2000 8/16/2000 8 5 3 0
7/18/1987 8/2/1987 6 7 3 0
6/28/1966 7/13/1966 8 7 1 0
8/13/1955 8/28/1955 9 3 4 0
11 15 7/3/1980 7/17/1980 6 4 5 0
7/27/1937 8/10/1937 6 5 3 1
13 14 6/23/1933 7/6/1933 6 6 2 0
7/18/1917 7/31/1971 8 2 4 0
15 13 8/15/2003 8/27/2003 7 4 2 0
7/16/1974 7/28/1974 6 4 3 0
6/30/1937 7/12/1937 8 1 4 0
7/28/1934 8/9/1934 4 4 3 2
6/28/1916 7/10/1916 10 3 0 0
7/3/1886 7/15/1886 5 6 2 0
 
North Platte
Total days during the year at or above 90°
* as of September 3, 2012
Rank Days
90°+
Year April May June July August September October
1 75 2012 1 6 19 29 17 3* ?
2 74 1936 0 2 16 26 22 8 0
3 72 1934 0 11 14 26 18 2 1
4 65 2000 0 4 10 18 24 9 0
5 64 1937 0 1 8 24 25 6 0
6 63 2002 0 2 17 24 14 6 0
7 62 1939 2 3 7 22 18 10 0
1931 0 4 15 18 14 11 0
9 61 1933 0 1 21 21 7 11 0
10 60 1980 2 0 15 24 13 6 0
11 55 1970 0 3 7 18 20 7 0
1955 0 0 1 23 22 9 0
1935 0 0 4 27 17 7 0
14 54 1913 0 3 8 13 23 7 0
15 53 1952 0 1 14 22 9 7 0
1940 0 1 14 20 10 8 0
1938 0 1 7 16 18 8 3
 

 
Valentine
Consecutive days at or above 90°
Rank Total Days
90°+
Begin Date End Date Total Days
90°-94°
Total Days
95°-99°
Total Days
100°-104°
Total Days
105°-109°
1 26 7/9/2012 8/3/2012 4 7 7 8
2 18 7/2/1936 7/19/1936 2 5 6 5
3 17 7/8/1934 7/24/1934 2 4 5 6
4 15 6/21/2002 7/5/2002 5 6 3 1
8/19/1991 9/2/1991 5 5 5 0
6 13 7/18/1917 7/30/1917 5 6 2 0
7 12 6/25/1933 7/6/1933 4 5 3 0
7/18/1960 7/29/1960 6 3 3 0
7/2/1989 7/13/1989 3 3 5 1
8/8/1936 8/19/1936 3 4 4 1
7/24/1989 8/4/1989 6 6 0 0
8/3/2000 8/14/2000 7 2 3 0
13 11 6/22/1921 7/2/1921 6 5 0 0
7/2/1937 7/12/1937 4 6 2 0
7/31/1941 8/10/1941 6 3 2 0
7/22/1943 8/1/1943 4 4 3 0
7/25/1955 8/4/1955 4 2 1 4
8/2/1969 8/12/1969 6 2 2 1
7/31/1983 8/10/1983 7 4 0 0
 
Valentine
Total days during the year at or above 90°
* as of September 3, 2012
Rank Days
90°+
Year April May June July August September October
1 70 2012 2 4 16 28 17 3* ?
2 64 1988 0 3 20 18 18 5 0
3 60 1934 1 1 9 23 13 2 1
1931 0 4 17 16 13 10 0
5 59 1983 0 1 3 19 26 10 0
1936 0 1 8 27 19 4 0
7 56 2002 0 2 14 24 11 6 0
8 56 1980 2 1 9 23 13 6 2
1933 0 1 20 19 8 8 0
10 55 1970 0 2 9 18 15 9 2
11 54 2007 0 2 7 22 14 8 1
12 53 1937 0 1 5 20 23 4 0
13 52 2000 0 3 4 14 21 10 0
1995 0 0 8 16 19 8 1
1989 2 3 8 20 12 7 0
1955 0 1 1 23 17 10 0
 

 
Additional information - Climatology of highs at or above 100° for North Platte and Valentine.
 
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by Matt Masek
Updated
September 3, 2012
 

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