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Lincoln, NE, April 2012 Weather and Climate Data


All data in the following table are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.
Note: The new 1981-2010 normals are being used.

LINK: April 2012 Lincoln Temperatures compared to Normal Graph

Record High temperature of 90 F on April 2, 2012. Old record was 88 F set in 1928
Record daily precipitation amount of 2.75 inches on April 14. Old record was 2.33 inches set in 1999
Record High temperature of 92 F on April 25, 2012. Old record was 90 F set in 1989

April
2012
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Sunday
April 1
88
55
72
+26
0.00
0.67
91
17
0
7
59
33
46
 
Monday
April 2
90
57
74
+27
0.00
1.45
90
11
0
9
60
34
47
 
Tuesday
April 3
68
50
59
+12
0.00
1.35
88
3
6
0
60
34
47
 
Wednesday
April 4
63
52
58
+11
T
1.00
94
13
7
0
60
34
47
 
Thursday
April 5
67
47
57
+9
T
1.20
89
12
8
0
61
35
48
 
Friday
April 6
68
41
55
+7
0.00
0.79
91
12
10
0
61
35
48
 
Saturday
April 7
65
34
50
+2
T
0.98
84
16
15
0
61
35
48
 
Sunday
April 8
73
31
52
+3
0.00
0.85
88
17
13
0
62
36
49
 
Monday
April 9
69
31
50
+1
0.00
1.92
90
20
15
0
62
36
49
 
Tuesday
April 10
63
29
46
-4
0.00
1.66
92
19
19
0
63
37
50
 
Wednesday
April 11
58
26
42
-8
0.00
0.96
93
20
23
0
63
37
50
 
Thursday
April 12
54
42
48
-2
0.33
1.03
86
17
17
0
63
37
50
 
Friday
April 13
78
45
62
+11
0.01
1.78
89
15
3
0
64
38
51
 
Saturday
April 14
63
39
51
0
2.75
2.75
91
16
14
0
64
38
51
 
Sunday
April 15
69
45
57
+6
T
0.92
93
24
8
0
64
39
51
 
Monday
April 16
61
40
51
-1
T
1.52
91
21
14
0
65
39
52
 
Tuesday
April 17
74
40
57
+5
0.12
1.59
90
20
8
0
65
39
52
 
Wednesday
April 18
74
51
63
+11
T
1.40
94
21
2
0
65
40
53
 
Thursday
April 19
65
44
55
+2
0.01
1.54
92
25
10
0
66
40
53
 
Friday
April 20
60
39
50
-3
0.00
1.93
95
22
15
0
66
41
53
 
Saturday
April 21
74
38
56
+2
T
1.37
92
24
9
0
66
41
54
 
Sunday
April 22
63
36
50
-4
0.00
1.40
94
25
15
0
67
41
54
 
Monday
April 23
71
31
51
-3
0.00
1.73
89
26
14
0
67
42
54
 
Tuesday
April 24
91
48
70
+15
T
2.60
94
27
0
5
67
42
55
 
Wednesday
April 25
92
53
73
+18
0.00
2.20
92
29
0
8
68
43
55
 
Thursday
April 26
75
48
62
+7
T
1.28
97
27
3
0
68
43
55
 
Friday
April 27
63
48
56
0
0.18
1.58
95
24
9
0
68
43
56
 
Saturday
April 28
68
46
57
+1
0.00
2.34
97
30
8
0
69
44
56
 
Sunday
April 29
52
43
48
-8
0.09
1.85
93
27
17
0
69
44
57
 
Monday
April 30
73
41
57
0
0.00
1.24
90
25
8
0
69
45
57
 
April
2012
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
 
TOTAL
     
3.49
     
290
29
     
0.0
 
AVERAGE
69.7
42.3
56.0
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
64.3
38.8
51.6
 
2.71
 
 
 
416
13
 
 
 
 1.4
 
DEPARTURE
+5.4 +3.5 +4.4   +0.78       -126 +16      
-1.4
                               
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are APRIL 2012.
Temperature is "degrees F"
Precipitation measurement is "inches"
Precipitation "T" = trace, precipitation was observed but not enough to be measured

NORMAL (Norm) refers to the 1981-2010 Standard Normals
DEPARTURE is APRIL 2012 Average measured against 1981-2010 Normals, in deg. F.
Max = Observed Maximum and Min = Observed Minimum temperatures in deg. F.
Mean = Observed Mean Daily temperature in deg. F.
Dep = Departure from normal ( __ = below normal, + above normal), in deg. F.
Pcpn = Observed daily precipitation (midnight to midnight, CST) in inches.
Rec Pcpn = Record daily amount of precipitation in inches.
Rec Max = Record maximum temperature in deg. F.
Rec Min = Record Minimum temperature in deg. F.
HDD = heating degree day units (base of 65 degrees) in deg. F.
CDD = cooling degree day units (base of 65 degrees) in deg F.
Norm Max = Daily Normal High Temperature (1981-2010 normals) in deg. F.
Norm Min = Daily Normal Low Temperature (1981-2010 normals) in deg. F.
Norm Mean = Daily Normal Mean Temperature (1981-2010 normals) in deg. F.
Snow = Snowfall in inches.

From the record books:
Warmest recorded APRIL  temperature, 97 F, April 26, 1989; April 28, 1910.
Coldest recorded APRIL  temperature, 3 F, April 3, 1975.
Most APRIL Snowfall: 11.1 inches, 1997.
In the last 111 years, 1900-2010, April had measurable snowfall 53 times
In the last 111 years, 1900-2010, April had NO measurable snowfall 59 times

NOTE:  All data on this page are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.