Chicago Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Nebraska, Harlan

Record Report

Statement as of 4:16 AM CDT on July 01, 2016


... This was the driest June on record at Grand Island Nebraska
(central Nebraska regional airport)...

With a paltry 0.05 inches of rain for the entire month... Grand
Island shattered its previous record for driest June. To put this
in perspective... normal/average June rainfall at Grand Island is
4.30 inches.

Here are the top-5 driest months of June on record at grand
island:

1) 0.05 in 2016
2) 0.43 in 1922
3) 0.50 in 1978
4) 0.60 in 1981
5) 0.70 in 2000

&&

June precipitation records at Grand Island date back 121 years to
1896.

These data are preliminary and have not undergone final quality
control by the National centers for environmental information
(formerly known as ncdc). Therefore... these data are subject to
revision. Final and certified climate data can be accessed at
www.Ncdc.NOAA.Gov.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:56 AM CDT on July 01, 2016


..June 2016 temperature and precipitation statistics/rankings for
Grand Island and Hastings Nebraska...

See below regarding climate details for Grand Island and Hastings
airports, our two primary climate sites for which we routinely
issue climate records and statistics. All normals are based on
official 1981-2010 data from ncei (national centers for
environmental information):

-----------------------------------------------------------------

..Grand Island Central Nebraska Regional Airport..
(records cover 121 years dating back to 1896)

                    June 2016 quick statistics
          temperature rainfall
       avg. Depart. Max min total depart.
       76.4 +5.1 101 50 0.05 -4.25

- mean temperature (average of highs/lows) was 76.4 degrees (5.1
above normal). This resulted in the 8th-warmest June on record,
and was the warmest since 2002.

- Rainfall: 0.05 inches (4.25 below normal). This was the driest
June on record! This eclipsed the previous Low-Point of 0.43" set
way back in 1922.

----------------------------------------------------------------------

..Hastings Municipal Airport..
(temperature records cover 110 years dating to 1907*)
(precipitation records cover 121 years dating to 1896*)

                    June 2016 quick statistics
          temperature rainfall
       avg. Depart. Max min total depart.
       76.5 +4.7 102 52 0.75 -3.05

- mean temperature (average of highs/lows) was 76.5 degrees (4.7
above normal). This resulted in the 8th-warmest June on record,
and was the warmest since 2002.

- Rainfall: 0.75 inches (3.05 below normal). This was the
third-driest June on record, trailing only 0.38" in 1911 and 0.40"
in 1922.

* Note: temperature records at Hastings are based on NWS
cooperative observer reports between 1907 and June 1996, with
records since July 1996 from the automated sensor (asos) at
Hastings Municipal Airport. Precipitation records at Hastings
are based on cooperative observer reports between 1895 and March
1998, with records since April 1998 primarily from the
automated Airport gauge.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Air Quality Alert
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
California - Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
Hawaii - Wind Advisory
Illinois - Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert
Utah - Flash Flood Watch
Vermont - Special Statement
Washington - Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Record Report

More From CBS Chicago

Daily Weather Reports Delivered To You!SIGN UP NOW: Get daily weather reports every morning from meteorologist Steve Baskerville!
CBS Sports Radio RoundupGet your latest sports talk from across the country.

Listen Live