Wednesday, June 27, 2012

June 26, 2012 Heat in the High Plains

June 26, 2012 Heat Wave Across the High Plains


The attached map shows the high temperatures for June 26, 2012 from Montana down to Texas and eastward toward the Mississippi Valley.

Highest temperature on the map for each state:
Montana: 111F
North Dakota: 108F
South Dakota: 111F
Wyoming: 102 F
Nebraska: 115 F
Colorado: 111F
Kansas: 115F
Oklahoma: 111F
Texas: 113 F
Arkansas 104F

An all time record high occurred in McCook, Nebrasks at 115F.  The previous record for the day was 103F set in 1998.  This is also the highest ever recorded temperature for the month of June.  The previous June record was 112F set in 1933.  This was also the highest ever recorded temperature for McCook, NE.  The previous all-time record high was 114F set in 1932.  The data record for McCook, NE extends back to 1896 (see table below).


There were 156 record high temperatures yesterday (red dots) and 54 record warm overnight low temperatures (yellow dots) for a total shown on the map of 210 record warm temperatures.

...THE MCCOOK NE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JUNE 26 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1896 TO 2012


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM        115R   218 PM 103    1998  88     27       87
  MINIMUM         70    558 AM  45    1968  59     11       67
  AVERAGE         93                        74     19       77


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