August 2010 Weather Summary


 Monthly Weather Summary

August 2010*

* with links to significant events and preliminary climate information for several cities (including Kearney, Hastings and Grand island)

For more information, check out these links to significant weather events in August 2010 (reverse chronological order):


August 17-18:

Heavy Rainfall

August 12:
Hastings Hits 100 Degrees
August 11:
Grand Island Reaches 100 Degrees
August 3:
Severe Weather Summary

Here is a short summary of preliminary August 2010 temperature and precipitation information for selected cities across south central Nebraska and north central Kansas. Some of the sites are automated airport stations, while others are NWS Cooperative Observers.  Not all sites have the same climate data available. "Normals" are based on 30-year averages from 1971-2000.

Location Average High (F)
Average Low (F)
Average Temperature (F)
Departure from Normal (F)
Precipitation Departure from Normal
Grand Island, NE (airport)
Hastings, NE

Kearney, NE

(Temperatures = Airport)

(Rainfall = NWS COOP)

Ord, NE (airport)    
Normals not available

Holdrege, NE

(Temperatures = Airport)

(Rainfall = NWS COOP)


York, NE

(Temperatures = Airport)

(Rainfall = NWS COOP)

Normals Not Available
Normals not available
Aurora, NE (airport)

Smith Center, KS (NWS COOP)

Beloit, KS (NWS COOP)
Phillipsurg, KS (airport)



Note: The data presented for all stations except Grand Island and Hastings may be a combination of NWS Cooperative Observations and Automated Weather Stations at local airports. The combination of this data is designed to give the most complete and reliable set of temperature and precipitation possible.


   For more climate related information, check out the following websites:


This page was composed by the staff at the National Weather Service in Hastings, Nebraska.


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