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Lincoln, NE, August 2012 Weather and Climate Data

Lincoln, Nebraska
August 2012: Daily Climate Data

Data archive: 1887-2012

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

Record low temperature tied on August 16, 2012: 49 F, first set in 1897
Record low temperature on August 17, 2012: 44 F, Old record was 46 F set in 1943.
Record low temperature on August 18, 2012: 45 F, Old record was 47 F set in 1943.

LINKS to additional Data not at this page:
LINK: Table: Lincoln's total number of days 90F or higher monthly and yearly 1887 to present
LINK: Table: Lincoln's total number of days 90F or higher monthly and yearly 1887 to present
LINK: Longest Streaks of 90F or Higher Temperature
LINK: Months AND Years With the Most Number of days with 90F or Higher Temperatures
LINK: Heat Wave climatology
LINK: Top Ten Driest and Wettest Months
LINK: July 2012 Climate Data
LINK: August 2012 Temperature Graph, Observed Compared to Normals

UNL Climate Corner Blog:  http://snrclimatecorner.blogspot.com/

August
2012
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Norm
Max
Norm
Min
Norm
Mean
Wednesday
Aug. 1
100
72
86
+9
0.00
2.39
105
48
0
21
89
66
77
Thursday
Aug. 2
96
70
83
+6
0.11
2.04
107
52
0
18
88
66
77
Friday
Aug. 3
99
69
84
+7
0.00
2.05
108
51
0
19
88
66
77
Saturday
Aug. 4
84
59
72
-5
T
1.68
109
45
0
7
88
66
77
Sunday
Aug. 5
89
55
72
-5
0.00
1.60
109
48
0
7
88
66
77
Monday
Aug. 6
97
60
79
+2
0.00
1.68
104
49
0
14
88
66
77
Tuesday
Aug. 7
102
69
86
+9
T
2.02
104
44
0
21
88
65
77
Wednesday
Aug. 8
103
67
85
+8
0.00
1.71
110
50
0
20
88
65
77
Thursday
Aug. 9
87
65
76
0
0.00
1.69
106
48
0
11
88
65
76
Friday
Aug. 10
82
55
69
-7
0.00
1.33
104
48
0
4
88
65
76
Saturday
Aug. 11
83
51
67
-9
0.01
1.94
105
48
0
2
88
65
76
Sunday
Aug. 12
84
63
74
-2
0.00
2.94
107
47
0
9
88
65
76
Monday
Aug. 13
80
57
69
-7
0.00
1.83
108
49
0
4
87
65
76
Tuesday
Aug. 14
87
57
72
-4
0.00
3.32
103
45
0
7
87
65
76
Wednesday
Aug. 15
94
58
76
0
0.00
1.72
106
48
0
11
87
64
76
Thursday
Aug. 16
77
49
63
-13
T
4.27
107
49
2
0
87
64
76
Friday
Aug. 17
82
44
63
-13
0.00
2.54
107
44
2
0
87
64
76
Saturday
Aug. 18
78
45
62
-13
T
2.36
110
45
3
0
87
64
75
Sunday
Aug. 19
83
46
65
-10
0.00
1.24
100
45
0
0
87
64
75
Monday
Aug. 20
89
48
69
-6
0.00
2.73
102
39
0
7
87
63
75
Tuesday
Aug. 21
94
53
74
-1
0.00
2.41
104
47
0
9
86
63
75
Wednesday
Aug. 22
93
58
76
+1
0.00
2.94
103
46
0
11
86
63
75
Thursday
Aug. 23
93
66
80
+6
0.00
1.28
103
43
0
15
86
63
74
Friday
Aug. 24
77
68
73
-1
0.13
1.90
107
43
0
8
86
63
74
Saturday
Aug. 25
76
65
71
-3
0.05
3.09
105
45
0
6
86
62
74
Sunday
Aug. 26
85
62
74
0
0.00
1.72
105
48
0
9
85
62
74
Monday
Aug. 27
93
57
75
+2
0.00
1.34
104
47
0
10
85
62
73
Tuesday
Aug. 28
97
60
79
+6
0.00
2.93
103
41
0
14
85
61
73
Wednesday
Aug. 29
98
63
81
+8
0.00
5.45
101
41
0
16
85
61
73
Thursday
Aug. 30
100
66
83
+10
0.00
2.23
103
42
0
18
85
61
73
Friday
Aug. 31
99
58
79
+7
0.00
1.96
103
42
0
14
84
60
72
August
2012
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
TOTAL
       
0.30
     
7
309
 
 
 
AVERAGE
89.4
59.2
74.3
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
86.8
63.8
75.3
 
3.48
 
 
 
4
331
 
 
 
 
DEPARTURE
+2.6
-4.6
-1.0
 
-3.18
     
+3
-22
     
                             
 

AVERAGE and TOTAL are August 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 AUGUST 2012 Averages and totals measured against 1981-2010 normals.
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.

From the record books:
Hottest recorded August temperature, 110 F, August 8, 1934 & August 18, 1936.
Coldest recorded August temperature, 39 F,  August 20, 1950.

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