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Selected U.S. City
and State Extremes

May 2006

Source NOAA/NWS Forecast Offices and compiled by NCDC.
May Station or State Monthly Records
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  • Temperature / Dewpoint
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  • Record Low Precipitation
  • Snowfall
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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    North Platte, NE Tied maximum daily temp for the month May 27, 2006 99°F 99°F May 8, 1934
    Dodge City Regional Airport, KS Tied high minimum daily temp for the month May 27, 2006 73°F 73°F May 29, 1991
    Garden City Regional Airport, KS Tied high minimum daily temp for the month May 28, 2006 75°F 72°F May 29, 1989
    Moline, IL Tied high minimum daily temp for the month May 30, 2006 74°F 74°F May 26, 1914
    La Crosse Regional Airport, WI High minimum daily temp for the month May 29, 2006 75°F 74°F May 29, 1895
    Rochester Int'l Airport, MN Tied warmest daily average temp for the month May 29, 2006 84°F 84°F May 31, 1934
    Jackson, KY Maximum daily temp for the month May 31, 2006 91°F 90°F May 13, 1982
    Bluefield, WV High minimum daily temp for the month May 31, 2006 68°F 66°F May, 1959

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Negaunee, MI Maximum daily precip for the month; second all-time maximum daily precip on record May 12, 2006 3.15 inches 2.73 inches; 3.09 inches May 1, 1973; Apr 19, 1985
    Concord, NH Wettest May on record as of May 29, 2006 11.09 inches 9.52 inches May, 1984
    Portland, ME Wettest May on record as of May 29, 2006 12.31 inches 9.64 inches May, 1984
    Portland, ME All-time record for number of consecutive days with rainfall May 9 - 24, 2006 16 days 14 days May 18 - 31, 1979
    Portsmouth, NH Wettest May and Month on record as of May 16, 2006 16.35 inches 9.31 inches; 15.20 inches May, 1984; Oct 1996
    Burlington International Airport, VT Wettest May and Month on record as of May 22, 2006 7.10 inches 6.31 inches May, 1983
    Corpus Christi Int'l Airport, TX All-time wettest 24-hour period on record May 31 - June 1, 2006 11.47 inches 8.92 inches Aug 9 - 10, 1980

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    Station Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Tucson Int'l Airport, AZ Driest combined Fall, Winter and Spring on record Sept 1, 2005 - May 31, 2006 0.78 inches 1.95 inches Sept 1, 1973 - May 31, 1974; normal rainfall is 7.56 inches
    Butte, Boyd Co., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.03 inches 0.64 May 1966
    Anselmo 2SE, Custer Co., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.05 inches 0.57 May 1994
    Arnold, Custer CO., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.07 inches 0.38 May 1994
    Ainsworth, Brown Co., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.10 inches 0.42 May 1956
    Chambers, Holt Co., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.17 inches 0.78 May 1994
    Mason City, Custer Co., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.17 inches 0.30 May 1994
    Broken Bow, Custer Co., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.19 inches 0.37 May 1897 (records to 1894)
    Hershey 5SSE, Lincoln Co., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.42 inches 0.61 May 1953
    N. Platte Exp Farm, Lincoln Co., NE Driest May on record May 2006 0.45 inches 0.74 May 1966

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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