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Lincoln, NE, December 2011 Daily Weather and Climate Data

LINK: December 2011 Photo Gallery

 LINK: UNL Climate Corner Blog

LINK: Graph, December Temperatures Compared to Normal

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

December
2011
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Thursday
Dec. 1
36
19
28
-3
T
1.12
70
-6
37
0
42
20
31
T
Friday
Dec. 2
38
7
23
-7
0.07
0.67
65
-4
42
0
41
20
31
T
Saturday
Dec. 3
36
27
32
+2
0.62
0.86
67
-9
33
0
41
20
30
3.5 
Sunday
Dec. 4
28
3
16
-14
0.00
0.90
66
-11
49
0
40
19
30
 
Monday
Dec. 5
22
8
15
-14
T
1.72
69
-4
50
0
40
19
29
Tuesday
Dec. 6
18
-3
8
-21
0.00
0.95
75
-8
57
0
40
18
29
 
Wednesday
Dec. 7
33
10
22
-7
0.00
0.74
65
-9
43
0
39
18
29
 
Thursday
Dec. 8
29
7
18
-10
0.19
0.37
61
-12
47
0
39
18
28
1.1 
Friday
Dec. 9
26
-2
12
-16
T
0.73
66
-17
53
0
38
18
28
 T 
Saturday
Dec. 10
32
2
17
-11
0.00
0.66
71
-20
48
0
38
17
28
 
Sunday
Dec. 11
41
23
32
+5
0.00
0.44
66
-10
33
0
38
17
27
 
Monday
Dec. 12
43
34
39
+12
0.00
0.87
67
-14
26
0
38
17
27
 
Tuesday
Dec. 13
41
32
37
+10
0.20
0.53
72
-16
28
0
37
17
27
 
Wednesday
Dec. 14
51
32
42
+15
0.48
0.70
61
-13
23
0
37
16
27
 
Thursday
Dec. 15
35
16
27
+1
0.00
2.13
64
-15
38
0
37
16
26
 
Friday
Dec. 16
38
14
26
0
0.00
0.53
68
-16
39
0
37
16
26
 
Saturday
Dec. 17
50
20
35
+9
0.00
0.45
71
-17
30
0
36
16
26
 
Sunday
Dec. 18
52
23
38
+12
0.00
1.65
68
-18
27
0
36
16
26
 
Monday
Dec. 19
35
23
29
+3
0.00
0.44
61
-20
36
0
36
15
26
 
Tuesday
Dec. 20
37
27
32
+6
0.00
0.60
64
-16
33
0
36
15
26
 
Wednesday
Dec 21
47
21
34
+9
0.00
0.39
62
-19
31
0
36
15
25
 
Thursday
Dec. 22
35
15
25
0
0.02
1.34
70
-27
30
0
36
15
25
0.3
Friday
Dec. 23
42
11
27
+2
0.00
0.53
71
-23
38
0
36
15
25
 
Saturday
Dec. 24
49
16
33
+8
0.00
0.70
62
-18
32
0
35
15
25
 
Sunday
Dec. 25
51
20
36
+11
0.00
0.62
65
-16
29
0
35
15
25
 
Monday
Dec. 26
50
19
35
+10
0.00
0.59
65
-16
30
0
35
15
25
 
Tuesday
Dec. 27
45
28
37
+12
0.00
1.50
62
-15
28
0
35
15
25
 
Wednesday
Dec. 28
57
21
39
+14
0.00
0.33
66
-14
26
0
35
14
25
 
Thursday
Dec. 29
57
26
42
+17
0.00
0.67
62
-18
23
0
35
14
25
 
Friday
Dec. 30
50
28
39
+14
T
0.56
65
-15
26
0
35
14
25
 
Saturday
Dec. 31
52
27
40
+15
T
1.16
59
-20
25
0
35
14
25
 
December
2011
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
 
 
TOTAL
1.58
 
 
1100
 
 
 
4.9
 
AVERAGE
40.5
17.9
29.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
37.2
16.4
26.8
 
0.95
 
 
 
1184
0
 
 
 
 5.9
 
DEPARTURE
+3.2 +1.5
+2.4
  +0.63      
-84
0
     
-1.0
 
From the record books:
Warmest recorded December  temperature, 75 F, December 6, 1939. 
Coldest recorded December  temperature, -27 F,  December 22, 1983.
Most December Snowfall: 24.3 inches, 2009.
Least December Snowfall: 0.0 inches, 3 years since 1900 (2004, 1991 & 1928)
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are DECEMBER 2011.
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 DECEMBER 2011  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.
Snow = Snowfall in inches.

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