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May 14, 2013 Daily High Temperatures

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Source/Author: Joseph Brum-High Plains Regional Climate Center 05/15/13

Here are some of daily high temperature records from May 14, 2013. Most locations had temperatures 20-30 degrees above their normal high temperature for the day. Furthermore, the locations of Omaha, Lincoln, and Grand Island all reached the 100 degree mark the earliest in their respecitve periods of record. The average time those cities hit the century mark is around the first week of July. These record high temperatures come just two days after some locations set daily low temperature records. During the morning hours of May 12, 2013 Omaha, Lincoln, and Norfolk had low temperature records of 32, 31, and 29, respectively. That is roughly a 70 degree temperature swing in approximately 60 hours(12th at 4am - 14th at 4pm). 

May 14, 2013 Daily High Temperature Records

City New Record Old Record Old Record Year Normal High Temp Period of Record
Norfolk, NE 103 96 1915 72 1893-2013
Grand Islnad, NE 102 99 1941 72 1885-2013
Omaha, NE 101 96 1915 73 1871-2013
Lincoln, NE 100 96 1915 74 1887-2013
McCook, NE 100 98 1929 73 1896-2013
Hill City, KS 100 96 1948 75 1907-2013
North Platte, NE 97 95 1948 71 1874-2013
Russell, KS 97 92 1988 75 1949-2013
Garden City, KS 96* 96 1963 76 1947-2013
Topeka, KS 95* 95 1941 75 1887-2013
Scottsbulff, NE 95 93 1931 71 1893-2013
Denver, CO 87* 87 1996 71 1872-2013
Cheyenne, WY 84 83 1976 64 1872-2013
Rawlins, WY 81 80 1976 63 1951-2013
           
* Tied Record          
Normal High Temperature based on 1981-2010 Normals.    

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