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Lincoln, NE, April 2014 Weather and Climate Data


All data in the following table are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.

LINK: UNL Climate Corner Blog
LINK: Weatherfest, April 5, 2014

Winter 2013-14 Snowfall (in inches) compared to normal: red above normal, blue below normal

 
OCT
NOV
DEC
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
TOTAL
Normal
0.7
2.1
5.9
5.4
5.6
4.8
1.4
0.0
25.9
2013-14
0.0
0.2
5.7
3.7
7.4
0.7
0.5
.
18.2
2012-13
0.0
T
5.1
6.2
5.5
7.4
0.6
2.7
27.5

 

Year 2014 Precipitation (in inches) compared to normal: red above normal, blue below normal

 
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Normal
0.64
0.77
1.93
2.71
4.29
4.34
3.40
3.48
3.02
1.97
1.43
0.95
28.95
2014
0.24
0.62
0.13
3.50
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
4.49
2013
0.73
0.54
2.12
4.02
8.44
2.49
1.00
1.11
1.99
2.63
1.22
0.22
26.71
 

Normal January 1 - March 31 Precipitation = 3.34 inches. 
Observed January 1 - March 31, 2014 Precipitation = 0.99 inches

Normal January 1 - April 30 Precipitation = 6.05 inches.

RECORD EVENTS:

Record low of 19F on April 15, 2014. Old record was 24F set in 1926 and 1905
Coldest for so late in the season, April 15, 2014: 19F  

April
2014
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Tuesday
Apr. 1
46
25
36
-10
0.00
0.67
91
17
29
0
59
33
46
.
Wednesday
Apr. 2
45
34
40
-7
0.01
1.45
90
11
25
0
60
34
47
.
Thursday
Apr. 3
42
34
38
-9
0.32
1.35
88
3
27
0
60
34
47
T
Friday
Apr. 4
49
29
39
-8
T
1.00
94
13
26
0
60
34
47
T
Saturday
Apr. 5
67
21
44
-4
0.00
1.20
89
12
21
0
61
35
48
.
Sunday
Apr. 6
64
42
53
+5
T
0.79
91
12
12
0
61
35
48
.
Monday
Apr. 7
68
41
55
+7
0.01
0.98
84
16
10
0
61
35
48
.
Tuesday
Apr. 8
62
35
49
0
0.00
0.85
88
17
16
0
62
36
49
.
Wednesday
Apr. 9
84
33
59
+10
0.00
1.92
90
20
6
0
62
36
49
.
Thursday
Apr. 10
70
41
56
+6
0.00
1.66
92
19
9
0
63
37
50
.
Friday
Apr. 11
79
39
59
+9
0.00
0.96
93
20
6
0
63
37
50
.
Saturday
Apr. 12
85
55
70
+20
0.00
1.03
86
17
0
5
63
37
50
.
Sunday
Apr. 13
61
34
48
-3
1.14
1.78
89
15
17
0
64
38
51
0.5
Monday
Apr. 14
45
25
35
-16
0.00
2.75
91
16
30
0
64
38
51
.
Tuesday
Apr. 15
60
19
40
-11
0.00
0.92
93
19
25
0
64
39
51
.
Wednesday
Apr. 16
70
37
54
+2
0.00
1.52
91
21
11
0
65
39
52
.
Thursday
Apr. 17
58
33
46
-6
0.00
1.59
90
20
19
0
65
39
52
.
Friday
Apr. 18
72
31
52
-1
0.00
1.40
94
21
13
0
65
40
53
.
Saturday
Apr. 19
82
53
68
+15
0.00
1.54
92
25
0
3
66
40
53
.
Sunday
Apr. 20
83
57
70
+17
0.59
1.93
95
20
0
5
66
41
53
.
Monday
Apr. 21
77
49
63
+9
0.06
1.37
92
24
2
0
66
41
54
.
Tuesday
Apr. 22
73
38
56
+2
0.00
1.40
94
25
9
0
67
41
54
.
Wednesday
Apr. 23
69
52
61
+7
0.13
1.73
89
26
4
0
67
42
54
.
Thursday
Apr. 24
70
45
58
+3
0.39
2.60
94
22
7
0
67
42
55
.
Friday
Apr. 25
82
35
59
+4
0.00
2.20
92
28
6
0
68
43
55
.
Saturday
Apr. 26
82
45
64
+9
0.00
1.28
97
27
1
0
68
43
55
.
Sunday
Apr. 27
73
61
67
+11
0.48
1.58
95
24
0
2
68
43
56
.
Monday
Apr. 28
64
48
56
0
0.06
2.34
97
30
9
0
69
44
56
.
Tuesday
Apr. 29
51
43
47
-9
0.31
1.85
93
27
18
0
69
44
57
.
Wednsday
Apr. 30
53
44
49
-8
T
1.24
90
25
16
0
69
45
57
.
                           
April
2014
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
TOTAL
 
3.50
 
 
374
15
 
 
 
0.5
AVERAGE
66.2
39.3
52.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
64.3
38.8
51.6
 
2.71
 
 
416
13
 
 
 
1.4
DEPARTURE
+1.9
+0.5
+1.1
  +0.79      
-41
+2
      -0.9
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are APRIL 2014.
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 2014 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.

SNOWFALL: 115 Years
M ost APRIL Snowfall: 11.1 inches, 1997.

In the last 115 years, 1900-2014, April had measurable snowfall 54 times
In the last 115 years, 1900-2014, April had NO measurable snowfall 61 times
A Trace (T) of snowfall means snowfall was observed but not enough to measure, i.e. it is not measurable.

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