Friday, January 6, 2012

January 5, 2011 Record Heat

Record breaking warmth yesterday:
The map shows the high temperatures for January 5, 2012.
Note the unusual warmth all the way up the Plains into Canada.



Nebraska Record Highs January 5, 2012:
with old record and the year set. All temperatures = deg. F .
Alliance 67 (66, 1927);
Broken Bow 67 (67 tied 1989);
Chadron 63 (59, 2001);
Grand Island 68 (61, 1956);
Hastings 67 (61, 1956);
Imperial 73 (70, 1927);
Kearney 69 (66, 1956);
Lincoln 68 (61, 1956);
Norfolk 70 (55, 1956);
North Platte 69 (67, 1935, 1927);
Omaha Eppley 66 (62, 1956);
Sidney 74 (64, 1956);
Valentine 69 (65, 1930)

Amazing statistics:
Lincoln's record high of 68 F yesterday was 88 degrees above the record low for the date of -20 F.

The high for the day of 68 F was 33 degrees above the normal high of 35 F. The normal high in July is 89 F. If it was 33 degrees above normal in July it would be 122 F.
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