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Public Information Statement
Issued: 5:00 PM CDT Oct. 1, 2016 – National Weather Service

... September temperatures were above normal while precipitation was
below normal for North Platte and Valentine...

For North Platte, the average daily mean temperature for the month
of September was 65.6 degrees which was 3.3 degrees above the normal
of 62.3 degrees. The average daily high temperature for September
was 81.1 degrees which was 3.3 degrees above the normal of 77.8
degrees. The average daily low temperature for the month was 50.0
degrees which was 3.2 degrees above the normal of 46.8 degrees. Two
daily temperature records were set during the month of September. On
the 20th, the high temperature in North Platte was 96 degrees. This
broke the record of 95 degrees set previously in 2010, 2005, and
1937. On the 22nd, the minimum temperature hit 63 degrees. This tied
the highest daily minimum temperature for that date which also
occurred in 1937 and 1891.

For Valentine, the average daily mean temperature for the month of
September was 63.4 degrees which was 1.1 degrees above the normal of
62.3 degrees. The average daily high temperature for September was
77.8 degrees which was 0.5 degrees above the normal of 77.3 degrees.
The average daily low temperature for the month was 48.9 degrees
which was 1.5 degrees above the normal of 47.4 degrees. No daily
temperature records were set during the month of September at
Valentine.

At Lee Bird Field in North Platte, precipitation for September
totaled 0.94 inches which was 0.47 inches below the normal of 1.41
inches. No daily precipitation records were set during the month of
September for North Platte.

At Miller Field in Valentine, precipitation for September totaled 1.52
inches which was 0.12 inches below the normal of 1.64 inches. No
daily precipitation records were set during the month of September for
Valentine.

... North Platte and Valentine precipitation totals for the past 12
months...

                        precipitation departure
                        lbf vtn lbf vtn
month

October 2015 2.06 1.54 +0.51 +0.29
November 2015 0.67 1.74 +0.03 +1.09
December 2015 0.28 1.04 -0.13 +0.67

January 2016 0.48 0.52 +0.14 +0.26
February 2016 0.78 0.16 +0.28 -0.32
March 2016 0.66 0.93 -0.39 -0.14
April 2016 5.36 4.62 +3.09 +2.40
may 2016 3.90 7.09 +0.62 +3.96
June 2016 3.26 4.16 -0.16 +0.60
July 2016 3.84 3.11 +0.77 -0.10
August 2016 0.88 1.34 -1.41 -0.84
September 2016 0.94 1.52 -0.47 -0.12

Totals 23.11 27.77 +2.88 +7.75


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