Hastings: Sep. 6-9 Was The Hottest 4-Day September Stretch in 35 Years

...HASTINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...

...IT HAD BEEN 35 YEARS SINCE FOUR CONSECUTIVE SEPTEMBER
AFTERNOONS IN HASTINGS AVERAGED AS HOT AS THE 6TH-9TH DID...


FROM SEP. 6-9, 2013...THE DAILY AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 97.5
DEGREES. IN FACT...IT HAD BEEN 35 YEARS...SINCE 1978...THAT FOUR
CONSECUTIVE SEPTEMBER AFTERNOON AVERAGED HOTTER IN HASTINGS.
HOWEVER...THIS FOUR-DAY STREAK STILL FELL SHORT OF THE
TOP-5...BASED ON RECORDS THAT DATE BACK TO 1907. THE FOLLOWING
LIST RANKS THE HOTTEST FOUR DAY...NON-OVERLAPPING SEPTEMBER
STRETCHES ON RECORD IN HASTINGS. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE STIPULATION
OF NON-OVERLAPPING PERIODS ELIMINATES HAVING MULTIPLE FOUR-DAY
STRETCHES INCLUDING SOME OF THE SAME DAYS.

- THE HOTTEST 4-DAY NON-OVERLAPPING STREAKS ON RECORD DURING
SEPTEMBER (BASED SOLELY ON AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE):

1) 101.8 DEGREES...SEP 4-7, 1931
2) 101.0 DEGREES...SEP 4-7, 1922
3) 100.8 DEGREES...SEP 4-7, 1913
4)  99.5 DEGREES...SEP 5-8, 1947
5)  98.8 DEGREES...SEP 6-9, 1919
                                     SEP 8-11, 1931
6)  98.3 DEGREES...SEP 12-15, 1939
7)  97.8 DEGREES...SEP 4-7, 1978
                                     SEP 3-6, 1945
8)  97.5 DEGREES...SEP 6-9, 2013


WHEN ALSO FACTORING IN THE DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...AND AVERAGING
THEM WITH THE DAILY HIGHS TO ARRIVE AT AN OVERALL DAILY MEAN
TEMPERATURE...THE RECENT STREAK WAS EVEN MORE IMPRESSIVE. FROM SEP.
6TH-9TH...THE DAILY MEAN TEMPERATURE WAS 82.3 DEGREES. IN
FACT...IT HAD BEEN 58 YEARS...SINCE 1955...THAT FOUR CONSECUTIVE
SEPTEMBER DAYS AVERAGED WARMER IN HASTINGS
. HOWEVER...THIS FOUR-DAY
STREAK STILL FELL SHORT OF THE TOP-10 WARMEST NON-OVERLAPPING ON
RECORD...

- THE WARMEST 4-DAY NON-OVERLAPPING STREAKS ON RECORD DURING
SEPTEMBER (BASED ON AVERAGE DAILY MEAN TEMPERATURE):

1)  86.4 DEGREES...SEP 4-7, 1922
2)  86.3 DEGREES...SEP 5-8, 1931
3)  85.4 DEGREES...SEP 12-15, 1939
4)  85.0 DEGREES...SEP 9-12, 1931
5)  84.3 DEGREES...SEP 4-7, 1913
6)  83.3 DEGREES...SEP 15-18, 1955
                                      SEP 7-10, 1938
7)  83.1 DEGREES...SEP 6-9, 1947
8)  83.0 DEGREES...SEP 7-10, 1933
9)  82.9 DEGREES...SEP 11-14, 1936
10) 82.8 DEGREES...SEP 2-5, 1925
11) 82.6 DEGREES...SEP 6-9, 1919
12) 82.3 DEGREES...SEP 6-9, 2013
                                      SEP 3-6, 1945
 

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



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