July 2014 Climate Summaries/Extremes For Grand Island, Hastings, Kearney, Ord



Grand Island:
   15th-coolest July on record out of 119 years, and the coolest since 2009

Hastings:  12th-coolest July (out of 108 years) and 23rd-driest July (out of 120 years) on record

Kearney:    *2nd-driest* July (out of 120 years) and 9th-coolest July (out of 114 years)  on record

Grand Island   Hastings   Kearney   Ord

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...JULY 2014 SUMMARY FOR GRAND ISLAND AIRPORT...

...TEMPERATURES

1 DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS SET IN JULY 2014:
- JULY 15: RECORD LOW TEMP OF 50 (PREVIOUS 52 IN 1990)

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:       84.9 DEGREES (2.8 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:       61.9 DEGREES (2.8 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:     73.4 DEGREES (2.8 BELOW NORMAL)

- JULY 2014 TIED WITH 1993 FOR THE 15TH-COOLEST JULY ON
RECORD...ALTHOUGH RECENT YEARS SUCH AS 2009 AND 2004 AVERAGED COOLER


WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:      100 DEGREES ON THE 21ST
COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:         74 DEGREES ON THE 15TH, 16TH

COOLEST LOW TEMPERATURE:         50 DEGREES ON THE 15TH
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       75 DEGREES ON THE 21ST, 25TH

WARMEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   96.0 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-21ST

WARMEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   91.7 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-26TH

WARMEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   80.1 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-26TH

COOLEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:    74.0 DEGREES FROM THE 15TH-16TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:    78.7 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:    56.9 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   67.8 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH


...PRECIPITATION

NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET IN JULY 2014

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION: 2.19 INCHES  (1.21 BELOW NORMAL)

- JULY 2014 WAS THE 48TH-DRIEST ON RECORD OUT OF 119 YEARS DATING TO
1896

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 4

HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY PRECIPITATION:  1.22 INCHES ON THE 9TH


PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE PAST 12 MONTHS:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

AUG  2013         3.02     -0.10
SEP  2013         2.38     +0.15
OCT  2013         4.05     +2.19
NOV  2013         0.97     -0.20
DEC  2013          0.11     -0.52
JAN  2014          0.32     -0.21
FEB  2014          0.33     -0.35
MAR  2014         0.19     -1.61
APR  2014         2.91     +0.38
MAY  2014         0.74     -3.67
JUN  2014          9.65     +5.35
JUL  2014          2.19     -1.21

12-MTH TOTAL  26.86    +0.20


...OTHER WEATHER ELEMENTS

HIGHEST WIND GUST: 43 MPH FROM THE SOUTHEAST ON THE 9TH
(OCCURRED AT 644 PM CDT DURING A THUNDERSTORM)

HIGHEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE: 30.32 ON THE 28TH
LOWEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE:  29.67 ON THE 25TH


...JULY 2014 NARRATIVE FOR CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL AIRPORT...

NEEDLESS TO SAY...RAINFALL WAS NOT NEARLY AS PLENTIFUL DURING JULY
AS IT WAS DURING JUNE...AS ESPECIALLY THE LATTER HALF OF THE MONTH
BECAME QUITE DRY. ACCORDING TO THE U.S. DROUGHT MONITOR...THE
MAJORITY OF HALL COUNTY REMAINED VOID OF ALL DROUGHT CLASSIFICATION
THROUGH JULY...ALTHOUGH SOUTHWEST PORTIONS OF THE COUNTY CREPT BACK
INTO CATEGORY D0 ABNORMALLY DRY BY MONTH`S END. TEMPERATURE-
WISE...IT WAS A FAIRLY COOL MONTH...TYING WITH JULY 1993 FOR THE
15TH-COOLEST JULY ON RECORD OUT OF 119 YEARS DATING TO 1896.

FOCUSING ON JULY RAINFALL IN MORE DETAIL...THE MONTHLY TOTAL OF 2.19
INCHES AT CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL AIRPORT WAS 1.21 INCHES BELOW
THE 30-YEAR JULY NORMAL OF 3.40 INCHES. THE MAJORITY OF THIS RAIN
(1.22 INCHES) FELL DURING THUNDERSTORMS ON THE 9TH...AND 94 PERCENT
OF JULY RAIN (2.06 INCHES) FELL DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH
WITH VERY LITTLE THEREAFTER.
DESPITE FINISHING SOLIDLY BELOW NORMAL
FOR THE MONTH...THIS WAS ONLY THE 48TH-DRIEST JULY ON RECORD OUT OF
119 YEARS...AND WAS NOT NEARLY AS DRY AS RECENT YEARS SUCH AS 2012
(0.16 YEARS).

TEMPERATURE-WISE...IT WAS AN OVERALL-COOLER MONTH INTERRUPTED BY
ONLY OCCASIONAL...BRIEF BURSTS OF HOTTER WEATHER. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY TEMPERATURE (RESULTING FROM AVERAGING BOTH THE HIGHS AND
LOWS) WAS 73.4 DEGREES...2.8 DEGREES BELOW THE 30-YEAR NORMAL.
INTERESTINGLY...THERE WERE EQUAL CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD THIS COOLER
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FROM BOTH DAILY HIGHS AND LOWS...AS BOTH OF
THOSE PARAMETERS AVERAGED EXACTLY 2.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. OF THE
31 DAYS DURING THE MONTH...19 FEATURED A BELOW NORMAL AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE...10 WERE ABOVE NORMAL AND TWO DAYS EQUALED THEIR DAILY
NORMAL. THE MOST NOTABLE COOL STRETCH OF THE MONTH WAS SIX DAYS
BETWEEN THE 14TH-19TH...DURING WHICH DAILY HIGHS ONLY RANGED FROM 74-
82 DEGREES AND DAILY LOWS FROM 50-61 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY
TEMPERATURE DURING THIS STRETCH WAS 66.3 DEGREES...RESULTING IN THE
10TH-COOLEST NON-OVERLAPPING SIX DAY STRETCH ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH
OF JULY...AND THE COOLEST SINCE A 64.8 DEGREE AVERAGE FROM JULY 23-
28, 2004.
THE COOLEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH OF 50 DEGREES ON
THE 15TH SET A NEW RECORD FOR THE DATE. IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THIS
SIX-DAY COOL STRETCH CAME THE OVERALL-WARMEST WEEK OF THE MONTH FROM
THE 20TH-26TH...DURING WHICH HIGH TEMPERATURES REACHED AT LEAST 90
DEGREES ON FIVE OF THE DAYS...HIGHLIGHTED BY A HIGH OF 100 ON THE
21ST. THE MILDEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...75
DEGREES...OCCURRED TWICE DURING THIS WEEK ON THE 21ST AND 25TH. THE
MOST EXTREME DAY-TO-DAY CHANGE IN HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING JULY WAS
14 DEGREES...CONSISTING OF A DECENT COOL-DOWN FROM 90 DEGREES ON THE
13TH TO 76 ON THE 14TH.

IN LINE WITH THE LESSER RAINFALL DURING THE MONTH...THERE WAS A
CORRESPONDING MINIMUM IN SEVERE WEATHER IN THE GRAND ISLAND AREA. IN
FACT...NWS HASTINGS RECEIVED NO REPORTS OF LARGE HAIL OR DAMAGING
WINDS FROM ANYWHERE WITHIN HALL COUNTY DURING JULY 2014. THE HIGHEST
PEAK WIND GUST OF THE MONTH AT THE AIRPORT (ONLY 43 MPH FROM THE
SOUTHEAST) OCCURRED DURING THUNDERSTORMS ON THE 9TH.


  
...JULY 2014 SUMMARY FOR HASTINGS AIRPORT...

(NOTE: TEMPERATURE RECORDS AT HASTINGS ARE BASED ON NWS COOPERATIVE
OBSERVER REPORTS (HASTINGS 4N) BETWEEN 1907 AND JUNE 1996...WITH
RECORDS SINCE JULY 1996 FROM THE AUTOMATED SENSOR AT HASTINGS
MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. PRECIPITATION RECORDS AT HASTINGS ARE BASED ON
NWS COOPERATIVE OBSERVER REPORTS (HASTINGS 4N) BETWEEN 1895 AND
MARCH 1998...WITH RECORDS SINCE APRIL 1998 FROM THE AUTOMATED
AIRPORT SENSOR.)


...TEMPERATURES

NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING JULY 2014

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:      84.8 DEGREES (3.0 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:       62.4 DEGREES (4.0 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:     73.6 DEGREES (3.5 BELOW NORMAL)

- JULY 2014 WAS THE 12TH-COOLEST JULY ON RECORD OUT OF 108 YEARS
DATING TO 1907...ALTHOUGH RECENT YEARS SUCH AS 2009 AND 2004
AVERAGED COOLER

WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:      100 DEGREES ON THE 21ST
COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:         73 DEGREES ON THE 15TH

COOLEST LOW TEMPERATURE:        50 DEGREES ON THE 15TH
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       75 DEGREES ON THE 21ST

WARMEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   97.0 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-21ST

WARMEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   92.0 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-26TH

WARMEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   80.7 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-26TH

COOLEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   73.5 DEGREES FROM THE 15TH-16TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   78.0 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:    56.3 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   67.1 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH


...PRECIPITATION

NO DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS WERE SET IN JULY 2014

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION: 1.48 INCHES  (2.26 BELOW NORMAL)

- JULY 2014 WAS THE 23RD-DRIEST ON RECORD OUT OF 120 YEARS DATING
BACK TO 1895...AND WAS THE DRIEST SINCE 1.42 INCHES IN 2005

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 4

HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY PRECIPITATION:  0.94 INCHES ON THE 9TH
HIGHEST TWO-DAY PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 0.95 INCHES FROM THE 9TH-10TH

PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE PAST 12 MONTHS:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

AUG  2013          3.25      -0.05
SEP  2013          1.26      -1.30
OCT  2013          4.75      +2.76
NOV  2013          1.00      -0.29
DEC  2013          0.14      -0.47
JAN  2014          0.37      -0.04
FEB  2014          0.34      -0.15
MAR  2014          0.15      -1.64
APR  2014          3.93      +1.37
MAY  2014          2.15      -2.42
JUN  2014           8.69      +4.89
JUL  2014           1.48      -2.26

12-MTH TOTAL  27.51     +0.40


...OTHER WEATHER ELEMENTS

HIGHEST WIND GUST: 41 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE 9TH
(OCCURRED AT 934 PM CDT DURING A THUNDERSTORM)

HIGHEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE: 30.31 ON THE 28TH
LOWEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE:  29.67 ON THE 25TH


...JULY 2014 NARRATIVE FOR HASTINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...

NEEDLESS TO SAY...RAINFALL WAS NOT NEARLY AS PLENTIFUL DURING JULY
AS IT WAS DURING JUNE...AS ESPECIALLY THE LATTER TWO-THIRDS OF THE
MONTH BECAME QUITE DRY. ACCORDING TO THE U.S. DROUGHT MONITOR...THE
MAJORITY OF ADAMS COUNTY REGRESSED SLIGHTLY FROM HAVING NO DROUGHT
CLASSIFICATION WHATSOEVER AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MONTH TO HAVING
CATEGORY D0 ABNORMALLY DRY BY MONTH`S END. TEMPERATURE-WISE...IT WAS
A RATHER COOL MONTH OVERALL...INTERRUPTED BY ONLY OCCASIONAL...BRIEF
BURSTS OF HOTTER WEATHER.

FOCUSING ON JULY RAINFALL IN MORE DETAIL...THE MONTHLY TOTAL OF 1.48
INCHES AT HASTINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT WAS 2.26 INCHES BELOW THE 30-
YEAR JULY NORMAL OF 3.74 INCHES. THE MAJORITY OF THIS RAIN (0.94
INCHES) FELL DURING THUNDERSTORMS ON THE 9TH...AND FULLY 98 PERCENT
OF JULY RAIN (1.45 INCHES) FELL DURING THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF THE
MONTH WITH MERELY 0.03 THEREAFTER.
  DESPITE FINISHING SOLIDLY BELOW
NORMAL FOR THE MONTH...THIS WAS ONLY THE 23RD-DRIEST ON RECORD OUT
OF 120 YEARS DATING BACK TO 1895...AND WAS THE DRIEST SINCE 1.42
INCHES IN 2005.

TEMPERATURE-WISE...THIS WAS THE 12TH-COOLEST JULY ON RECORD OUT OF
108 YEARS DATING TO 1907.
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE (RESULTING
FROM AVERAGING BOTH THE HIGHS AND LOWS) WAS 73.6 DEGREES...3.5
DEGREES BELOW THE 30-YEAR NORMAL. DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES CONTRIBUTED
SLIGHTLY MORE WEIGHT TOWARD THIS OVERALL COOLER AVERAGE...AVERAGING
4.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. OF THE 31 DAYS DURING THE MONTH...19
FEATURED A BELOW NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE...NINE WERE ABOVE NORMAL
AND THREE DAYS EQUALED THEIR DAILY NORMAL. THE MOST NOTABLE COOL
STRETCH OF THE MONTH WAS SIX DAYS BETWEEN THE 14TH-19TH...DURING
WHICH DAILY HIGHS ONLY RANGED FROM 73-82 DEGREES AND DAILY LOWS FROM
50-60 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE DURING THIS STRETCH WAS
65.6 DEGREES...RESULTING IN THE 5TH-COOLEST NON-OVERLAPPING SIX DAY
STRETCH ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF JULY...AND THE COOLEST SINCE A
65.4 DEGREE AVERAGE FROM JULY 23-28, 2004.
THE COOLEST LOW
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS 50 DEGREES ON THE 15TH. IMMEDIATELY
FOLLOWING THIS SIX-DAY COOL STRETCH CAME THE OVERALL-WARMEST WEEK OF
THE MONTH FROM THE 20TH-26TH...DURING WHICH HIGH TEMPERATURES
REACHED AT LEAST 90 DEGREES ON SIX OF SEVEN DAYS...HIGHLIGHTED BY A
HIGH OF 100 ON THE 21ST. THE MILDEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF THE
MONTH...75 DEGREES...ALSO OCCURRED ON THE 21ST. THE MOST EXTREME DAY-
TO-DAY CHANGE IN HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING JULY WAS 12 DEGREES AND
OCCURRED TWICE...FIRST CONSISTING OF A COOL-DOWN FROM 88 DEGREES ON
THE 13TH 76 ON THE 14TH...AND THEN OF A WARM-UP FROM 82 DEGREES ON
THE 19TH TO 94 DEGREES ON THE 20TH.

FALLING IN LINE WITH THE LESSER RAINFALL DURING THE MONTH...THERE
WAS A CORRESPONDING MINIMUM IN SEVERE WEATHER IN THE IMMEDIATE
HASTINGS AREA. HOWEVER...IT WAS A SOMEWHAT CLOSE CALL...AS A NOTABLE
SEVERE STORM WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF HAIL
PRODUCED SIGNIFICANT CROP DAMAGE AS IT DROPPED SOUTHWARD TROUGH THE
WESTERN FRINGES OF ADAMS COUNTY ON THE EVENING OF THE 9TH. THE
HIGHEST WIND GUST OF THE MONTH AT HASTINGS AIRPORT OCCURRED A BIT
LATER THAT SAME EVENING...BUT ONLY REGISTERED 41 MPH FROM THE
NORTHWEST.


 
...JULY 2014 SUMMARY FOR KEARNEY AIRPORT...

(NOTE: ALL DATA PRESENTED HERE IS FROM THE OFFICIAL NWS
COOPERATIVE OBSERVER LOCATED AT KEARNEY REGIONAL AIRPORT. AS A
RESULT...IT MAY DIFFER SLIGHTLY FROM THE UNOFFICIAL AUTOMATED
AIRPORT OBSERVATIONS (AWOS) PRESENTED IN ROUTINE DAILY AND MONTHLY
CLIMATE PRODUCTS. ALL TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION DATA REPORTED BY
THE OFFICIAL COOPERATIVE OBSERVER IS BASED ON A 24-HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT
7 AM...AND THUS DOES NOT CORRESPOND TO A MIDNIGHT-TO-MIDNIGHT
CALENDAR DAY PERIOD.)


....TEMPERATURES

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:     84.4 DEGREES (2.3 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:      59.2 DEGREES (3.4 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:     71.8 DEGREES (2.9 BELOW NORMAL)

- THIS WAS THE 9TH-COOLEST JULY ON RECORD OUT OF 114 YEARS
DATING TO 1901...AND WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009

HOTTEST HIGH TEMPERATURE: 101 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 22ND
(ACTUALLY OCCURRED ON THE 21ST)

COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE: 71 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 17TH
(ACTUALLY OCCURRED ON THE 16TH)

COOLEST LOW TEMPERATURE: 46 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 15TH

WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE: 72 DEGREES REPORTED ON THE 22ND


...PRECIPITATION

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION:   0.17 INCHES (3.11 BELOW NORMAL)

- THIS WAS THE 2ND-DRIEST JULY ON RECORD OUT OF 120 YEARS
DATING TO 1895...TRAILING ONLY 0.13 INCHES IN 1997

NUMBER OF 24-HOUR PERIODS
WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 2

HIGHEST 24-HOUR
PRECIPITATION ENDING AROUND 7 AM: 0.12 INCHES REPORTED ON THE 10TH


PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE PAST 12 MONTHS:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

AUG  2013          2.19      -0.89
SEP  2013          3.77      +1.70
OCT  2013          3.73      +1.69
NOV  2013          0.72      -0.30
DEC  2013          0.10      -0.47
JAN  2014           0.28      -0.21
FEB  2014           0.36      -0.19
MAR  2014          0.11      -1.68
APR  2014          3.35      +1.12
MAY  2014          0.71      -3.47
JUN  2014           8.53      +4.60
JUL  2014           0.17      -3.11

12-MTH TOTAL  24.02     -1.21


...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS/HIGH WINDS

ALTHOUGH THE CITY OF KEARNEY MISSED OUT ON SEVERE WEATHER DURING
JULY...IT WAS A RATHER CLOSE CALL AS A SIGNIFICANT SEVERE STORM WITH
DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL PASSED FROM NORTHWEST-TO-SOUTHEAST
THROUGH AREAS ONLY A FEW MILES EAST OF KEARNEY ON THE EVENING OF THE
9TH...CAUSING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN THE GIBBON AREA.
ALSO DURING THE
EVENING OF THE 9TH...THE AIRPORT MEASURED A 55 MPH THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUST AT 655 PM CDT...WHICH WAS ONE OF THE HIGHEST MEASURED GUSTS
DURING JULY (BUT NOT NECESSARILY THE TRUE PEAK GUST...AS THIS
AUTOMATED SYSTEM ONLY TRANSMITS ROUTINE OBSERVATIONS EVERY 20
MINUTES). NO TORNADOES WERE CONFIRMED WITHIN BUFFALO COUNTY DURING
JULY.


 
...JULY 2014 SUMMARY FOR ORD AIRPORT...

...TEMPERATURES

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:       82.9 DEGREES (4.4 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:        57.4 DEGREES (4.1 BELOW NORMAL)
AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:      70.1 DEGREES (4.3 BELOW NORMAL)

HOTTEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:       95 DEGREES ON THE 21ST
COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE:      72 DEGREES ON THE 14TH

COOLEST LOW TEMPERATURE:        46 DEGREES ON THE 15TH
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE:       68 DEGREES ON THE 11TH

WARMEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   93.5 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-21ST

WARMEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   89.7 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-26TH

WARMEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   76.6 DEGREES FROM THE 20TH-26TH

COOLEST 2-DAY STRETCH BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   73.0 DEGREES FROM THE 14TH-15TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE:   76.6 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:    53.0 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH

COOLEST WEEK BASED
ON AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE:   65.0 DEGREES FROM THE 13TH-19TH
                                                                                                        12TH-18TH


...PRECIPITATION

TOTAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION:  2.07 INCHES (0.90 BELOW NORMAL)

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 OR MORE): 7

HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY PRECIPITATION:  0.98 INCHES ON THE 9TH


PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR THE PAST 12 MONTHS:

MONTH          PRECIP.  DEPARTURE

AUG  2013         3.77      +0.61
SEP  2013         2.80      +0.36
OCT  2013         1.62      -0.31
NOV  2013         0.50      -0.57
DEC  2013       TRACE     -0.59
JAN  2014          0.06      -0.31
FEB  2014          0.19      -0.25
MAR  2014         0.20      -1.25
APR  2014         1.26      -1.33
MAY  2014         0.51      -3.30
JUN  2014          8.08      +3.96
JUL  2014          2.07      -0.90

12-MTH TOTAL  21.06     -3.88


...OTHER WEATHER ELEMENTS

HIGHEST WIND GUST: 43 MPH FROM THE EAST ON THE 9TH
(OCCURRED AT 719 PM CDT DURING A THUNDERSTORM)

HIGHEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE: 30.32 ON THE 28TH
LOWEST SURFACE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE:  29.67 ON THE 25TH

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM REPORTS

- QUARTER SIZE HAIL REPORTED IN ORD AT 651 PM CDT ON THE 9TH
- GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL REPORTED 6 MILES NORTH OF ORD AT
643 PM CDT ON THE 9TH

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