June 2011 Weather and Climate Review

 

June 2011 Weather Stories

June 1-2:

Widespread Severe Weather, and also Kansas Flooding

June 14:

Severe Weather In South Central Nebraska, Brief Tornado in Merrick County

June 16:

Damaging Winds in Both Nebraska, Kansas

June 19th-20th:

Severe Weather In South Central Nebraska (Evening Into Early Morning)

June 20th:

** MULTIPLE TORNADOES IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA**

 

(*Please Note: All climate data presented here are preliminary and have not undergone final quality control by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Therefore, these data are subject to revision. Final and certified climate data can be accessed at: WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV).

* All "normals" and "departure from normals" presented below are based on official NCDC 30-year monthly normals from 1971-2000. Later this summer, a new set of 30-year normals based on the 1981-2010 period will replace the old set of 1971-2000 normals, and result in slight changes to the data presented here. Please stay tuned for these changes!

* Click HERE for an archive of these monthly summaries

 

**Below are graphs and tables depicting June 2011 climate data for South Central Nebraska and North Central Kansas**

(Please Note: THESE DATA ARE PRELIMINARY AND HAVE NOT UNDERGONE FINAL QUALITY CONTROL BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER /NCDC/.  THEREFORE...THESE DATA ARE SUBJECT TO REVISION.  FINAL AND CERTIFIED CLIMATE DATA CAN BE ACCESSED AT WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV)  

Click Each Graph To Go To Monthly Temp/Precip Pages
Grand Island Temperature Summary:  Observed daily maximum and minimum temperatures are connected by blue bars. Area between normal maximum and minimum temperatures is shaded green. Red bars connect record high temperatures. Blue bars connect record low temperatures. Hastings Temperature Summary:  Observed daily maximum and minimum temperatures are connected by blue bars. Area between normal maximum and minimum temperatures is shaded green. Red bars connect record high temperatures. Blue bars connect record low temperatures.

 

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Grand Island Airport Precipitation Summary:  Blue line indicates cumulative observed precipitation for June 2011. Red line indicates "normal" June precipitation based on 30-year data from 1971-2000. Hastings NWS Office Precipitation Summary:  Blue line indicates cumulative observed precipitation for June 2011. Red line indicates "normal" June precipitation based on 30-year data from 1971-2000.

 

Grand Island (Regional Airport) - June 2010 - June 2011

   June 2010   July  August September October November December January  February  March April May June
Average High (F)

  83.9

 86.0

89.1 

79.6 

 70.9 

50.1  

36.2 

28.5

 39.0

 48.6

61.5

71.5 

83.7

Average Low (F)

61.8 

66.2  

64.4   

 51.9

 40.3

25.8 

14.9 

8.7

15.8 

27.5 

38.1 

48.1 

59.9

Average
 Temperature (F)

72.8  

 76.1

76.7 

 65.8

55.6 

37.9 

25.6 

18.6

27.4 

38.1 

49.8

59.8 

71.8

Departure from Normal (F)

+1.7 

 +0.3

+3.1 

 +1.3

 +3.6

+1.5 

 0.0

-3.8

-0.8 

 -0.2

-0.1

 -0.8

+0.7 

 

Precipitation (inches)

8.77 

4.10 

 3.87

1.66 

 0.30  

0.44 

0.24 

1.49

 0.28 

1.02 

2.93 

8.70 

1.72

Departure from Normal

 +5.05

 +0.96

 +0.79

-0.77 

-1.21 

-0.97 

-0.42 

 +0.95

-0.40 

-1.02 

 +0.32 

+4.63 

-2.00

 

Snowfall (inches)

  0.0

 0.0

0.0 

0.0 

 0.0

T 

3.0 

18.7

 2.2 

 8.7 

 0.2 

 0.0 

 0.0

 Departure from Normal

 0.0

 0.0

0.0 

-0.2 

 -1.0

-4.7 

-3.6

+12.5

-3.7 

+1.9 

 -1.3

  0.0

 0.0

 Hastings (Municipal Airport) - June 2010 - June 2011

   June 2010  July  August  September October November December January February March April

May

June

 Average High (F)

 83.7

 86.6

 88.6

 78.5

 70.5

50.5 

 36.2

28.6

 38.2

  49.2

 61.9

 71.1

83.1

Average Low (F)

 62.8

 67.2

 65.0

 53.2

41.5 

26.9 

 16.0

 10.2

 16.0

 28.4

38.6 

 48.3

60.8

Average Temperature (F)

 73.2

 76.9

 76.8

65.8 

 56.0

38.7 

 26.1 

  19.4

 27.1

38.8

 50.3

  59.7

71.9

 Departure  from Normal (F)

 +1.6

+0.8 

 +2.9

 +0.8

 +3.0

 +1.5

  -0.6

-4.2

 -2.5

 -0.3 

  -0.3

  -1.8

+0.2

 

Precipitation (inches)

 4.76

 1.85

2.86 

 2.70

  0.16

0.80 

0.28 

 1.00

 0.30

0.49 

  4.34

 5.03

 2.65

 Departure from Normal

 +1.17

 -1.96

 -0.32

  -0.04

 -1.51

 -0.66

-0.45 

 +0.45

 -0.37

 -1.59

+1.47

 +0.44

-0.94

 

Snowfall (inches)

 0.0 

 0.0 

  0.0 

   0.0 

  0.0 

0.1 

3.3 

 20.0

5.2  

 4.4

 1.0

 0.0

0.0

Departure from Normal 

 0.0 

 0.0

 0.0 

 -0.2

 -1.0

-3.4 

-2.7 

 +15.1

 -0.2 

 -1.3 

 -0.3

 0.0 

 0.0

Kearney (Cooperative Observer and Airport)  - June 2010 - June 2011

 

 June 2010 

 July 

August

 September

October

November

 December

January

February

March

April

May

June

Average High (F)

82.5

 85.9

87.7

79.2

71.3 

 50.6

 36.4

29.7

38.2

 48.2

60.9

70.5

82.7

 Average Low (F)

59.2

 64.5

63.5

 50.4

38.4 

 24.3

 13.5

8.5

 13.6

 25.7

 37.0

 45.8

59.2

Average Temperature (F)

 70.9

 75.2

75.6

 64.8

54.9

37.5

25.0 

19.1

25.9

 37.0

 49.0

58.2

71.0

  Departure from Normal (F)

+1.1 

+0.5

+3.1 

 +1.3

+3.5

+1.7

-0.9 

-3.3

-1.7

0.0 

+0.8 

 -1.0

+1.2

         

Precipitation (inches)

5.28 

4.61  

3.47

1.02

0.34 

0.93 

0.14 

0.86

0.12

0.90 

3.45

7.53

4.51

 Departure from Normal

+1.56

 +1.18

 +0.57

 -1.01

 -1.20 

-0.29 

-0.47 

+0.32

-0.49

  -1.15

+1.02

+3.41

+0.79

           

  Snowfall (inches)

 0.0

0.0 

 0.0

 0.0

 0.0

T 

 1.8

 15.6

4.7

11.7 

T

0.0 

0.0

 Departure from Normal

 0.0 

  0.0

 0.0 

 -0.2

 -0.8

-4.8

-4.8 

+10.3

-0.4

 +6.1

 -2.0

0.0

0.0

  Ord (Cooperative Observer and Airport) - June 2010 - June 2011

   June 2010   July  August  September October November December January

February

March

April

May

June

 Average High (F)

 -

-

-

-

-

-

-  

 59.1

68.7

80.4

Average Low (F)

 -

-

-

-

-

-

-

35.2 

44.9

57.0

Average Temperature (F)

 -

-

-

-

 

-

-

 47.2

56.8

68.7

 

Precipitation (inches)

 -

 -

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

  2.77

 4.90

4.13

 Departure from Normal

-

 -

 -

  -

 -

 -

-

-

 -

+0.26

+1.12

+0.79 

 

Snowfall (inches)

 -

 -

  -

 

 -

-

 -

-

  -

-

 3.0

 0.0

0.0

Smith Center KS (Cooperative Observer)  - June 2010 - June 2011

 

 June 2010 

 July 

August

 September

October

November

 December

January

February

March

April 

May

June

Average High (F)

88.5

 91.2

93.6

82.9

74.6

 54.0

 39.9

34.6

 40.6

52.8

 66.2

73.8

86.9

 Average Low (F)

62.4

 66.4

65.0

 54.6

42.8

 27.7

 17.6

10.8

 13.5

27.6

 38.1

 47.1

60.4

Average Temperature (F)

 75.4

 78.8

79.3

 68.8

58.7

40.9

28.8

22.7

 27.1

40.2

 52.1

60.5

73.7

  Departure from Normal (F)

+1.1 

-0.9

+1.7

 +1.3

+2.6

+1.0

-1.0

-4.1

-5.7 

-2.5 

 -1.7

 -3.1

-0.6

         

Precipitation (inches)

6.63 

5.06  

2.23

1.68

0.12

1.20 

0.25

0.75

0.86 

0.54

 2.30

 9.45

4.82

 Departure from Normal

+3.47

 +1.81

 -0.92

 -0.58

 -1.52 

-0.18 

-0.31

+0.28

+0.33 

-1.47 

 -0.05 

+5.56

+1.66

     

  Snowfall (inches)

 0.0

0.0 

 0.0

 0.0

 0.0

T 

 2.2

 10.2

 11.2 

3.4

0.0

0.0

0.0

 Departure from Normal

 0.0 

  0.0

 0.0 

 -0.2

 -0.5

-2.2

-0.9

+6.5

+7.4 

 -0.1

-0.8

0.0

0.0

 

The following images depicting June Precipitation and Temperatures are courtesy of the High Plains Regional Climate Center:   Please note: These maps are a "best-approximation" of actual measured values, and data reflected on these maps may not exactly match actual values due to the effects of interpolation and "smoothing" used to create the maps.

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Nebraska: June 2011 Precipitation (Inches) Kansas: June 2011 Precipitation (Inches)
  

 Nebraska: June 2011 Percent of Normal Precipitation (%) Kansas: June Percent of Normal Precipitation (%)
 

   
Nebraska: June 2011 Temperature Departure from Normal (F) Kansas: June 2011 Temperature Departure from Normal (F)

  

The following drought status images, current as of July 5, 2011, are courtesy of the U.S. Drought Monitor:

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Nebraska U.S. Drought Monitor- as of July 5, 2011 Kansas U.S. Drought Monitor- as of July 5, 2011
 

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