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Extremes that have been reached on the 4th of July

Source/Author: Christopher Payer - High Plains Regional Climate Center 06/20/13

Happy 4th of July!

Get the grill ready, light off some fireworks and enjoy the day with family and friends. With the 4th of July around the corner everyone is preparing for their annual festivities.  The HPRCC has you covered for extreme values reached over this holiday.  Here is a list of the 4th of July extremes for many locations in the High Plains Region:

 Location

 Warmest High Temp (F)/Year

 Coldest High Temp (F)/Year

 Warmest Low Temp (F)/Year

 Coldest Low Temp (F)/Year

 Wettest (in)/Year

 Period of Record

 Aberdeen, SD

 105/1988

 61/1909

 73/2012*

 40/1967

 2.50/1899

 1893-2013

 Alamosa, CO

 93/1989

 53/1906

 54/1963*

 35/1995*

 0.72/1954

 1906-2013

 Bismarck, ND

 102/1989

 62/1915

 69/1933

 36/1967

 1.14/1901

 1874-2013

 Casper, WY

 100/1989

 64/1958

 68/1961

 30/1972

 0.69/2010

 1939-2013

 Cheyenne, WY

 98/1874

 56/1972

 67/1936

 33/1915

 1.14/1894

 1871-2013

 Colorado  Springs, CO

 99/1964

 56/1972

 69/2003

 37/1903

 1.07/2009

 1894-2013

 Concordia, KS

 108/1934

 70/1915

 82/1934

 50/1967

 2.62/1992

 1885-2013

 Denver, CO

 102/1874

 59/1972

 70/1877

 42/1903

 1.84/2010

 1872-2013

 Dodge City, KS

 106/1980*

 70/1940*

 78/1934

 49/1906

 4.74/2010

 1874-2013

 Fargo, ND

 97/1989

 64/1915

 74/2012

 37/1967

 3.06/1977

 1881-2013

 Goodland, KS

 108/1964

 65/1967

 75/1897

 42/1915

 0.99/1987

 1895-2013

 Grand Forks, ND

 97/1989

 63/2004

 70/1907

 36/1972

 1.03/2000

 1893-2013

 Grand Island, NE

 109/1936

 70/1915

 80/1934

 48/1997

 2.56/1902

 1895-2013

 Grand Junction, CO

 104/2001

 64/1921

 74/1998*

 48/1995*

 0.45/1921

 1893-2013

 Huron, SD

 108/1936

 62/1909

 77/1999

 41/1972*

 2.62/1893

 1881-2013

 Lander, WY

 98/1989

 64/1958

 66/1996

 34/1903

 0.40/1904

 1891-2013

 Lincoln, NE

 110/1936

 70/1915

 79/1936

 47/1940

 2.44/1909

 1887-2013

 Norfolk, NE

 111/1936

 69/2009

 77/2012

 45/1915

 2.32/1893

 1893-2013

 North Platte, NE

 106/1936

 63/1967

 77/1936

 39/1997

 1.71/1944

 1874-2013

 Omaha, NE

 110/1936

 67/1915

 82/1911

 48/1967

 2.74/2010

 1871-2013

 Pueblo, CO

 104/1996

 63/1972

 68/1938

 41/1903

 2.06/1921

 1888-2013

 Rapid City, SD

 106/1989

 68/1979*

 69/1988*

 44/1997*

 1.21/2004

 1942-2013

 Salina, KS

 109/1980

 68/1967

 80/1969

 53/1997

 2.35/1993

 1948-2013

 Scottsbluff, NE

 107/1936

 66/1921*

 85/1936

 38/1898

 2.11/1912

 1893-2013

 Sheridan,WY

 104/1989

 65/1958*

 66/1961

 39/1972*

 1.05/2010

 1907-2013

 Sioux Falls, SD

 108/1936

 67/1915

 78/1977

 38/1967

 2.60/1909

 1893-2013

 Topeka, KS

 110/1936

 70/1915

 81/1969*

 49/1972

 1.40/2010

 1887-2013

 Valentine, NE

 107/1936

 64/1915

 78/1936

 41/1997*

 1.81/1900

 1889-2013

 Wichita, KS

 110/1980

 72/1915

 80/1969*

 53/1892

 2.83/1958

 1888-2013

 Williston, ND

 107/1989

 60/1995

 74/1936

 38/1972

 2.24/1978

 1894-2013

* indicates multiple years, latest year listed

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