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Lincoln, NE, December 2014 Daily Weather and Climate Data

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

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

LINK: UNL Climate Corner Blog
LINK: Lincoln's Snowfall Climatology
LINK: Lincoln's Cold Wave Climatology

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
28.93
2014
0.24
0.62
0.13
3.50
5.26
5.90
0.51
7.54
6.89
2.46
0.47
1.22
34.74
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 - December 31 precipitation = 28.93 inches.

Winter 2014-15 (and last year) 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
2014-15
0.0
3.0
2.1
.
.
.
.
.
5.1
2013-14
0.0
0.2
5.7
3.7
7.4
0.7
0.5
.
18.2
 

Last month's (November 2014) data .

Record warm daily low temperature of 49F December 13, 2014. Old record was 38F set in 1929
Record warm daily low temperature of 53F December 14, 2014. Old record was 37F set in 1928 and 1891

Minimum temperatures 0F or colder are in blue

December
2014
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Monday
Dec. 1
25
13
19
-12
0.00
1.12
70
-6
46
0
42
20
31
.
Tuesday
Dec. 2
47
14
31
0
0.00
0.67
68
-4
34
0
41
20
31
.
Wednesday
Dec. 3
38
15
27
-3
0.00
0.86
67
-9
38
0
41
20
30
.
Thursday
Dec. 4
45
20
33
+3
0.00
0.90
66
-3
32
0
40
19
30
.
Friday
Dec. 5
53
28
41
+12
0.00
1.72
69
-3
24
0
40
19
29
.
Saturday
Dec. 6
36
26
31
+2
0.00
0.95
75
-8
34
0
40
18
29
.
Sunday
Dec. 7
40
32
36
+7
0.00
0.74
65
-9
29
0
39
18
29
.
Monday
Dec. 8
53
27
40
+12
0.00
0.37
61
-12
25
0
39
18
28
.
Tuesday
Dec. 9
30
15
23
-5
0.00
0.73
66
-17
42
0
38
18
28
.
Wednesday
Dec. 10
41
21
31
+3
0.00
0.66
71
-20
34
0
38
17
28
.
Thursday
Dec. 11
42
33
38
+11
0.00
0.44
66
-10
27
0
38
17
27
.
Friday
Dec. 12
58
37
48
+21
0.00
0.87
67
-14
17
0
38
17
27
.
Saturday
Dec. 13
54
49
52
+25
0.00
0.53
72
-16
13
0
37
17
27
.
Sunday
Dec. 14
59
53
56
+29
0.35
0.70
61
-13
9
0
37
16
27
.
Monday
Dec. 15
55
27
41
+15
0.48
2.13
64
-15
24
0
37
16
26
.
Tuesday
Dec. 16
28
20
24
-2
0.00
0.53
68
-16
41
0
37
16
26
.
Wednesday
Dec. 17
27
20
24
-2
0.00
0.45
71
-17
41
0
36
16
26
.
Thursday
Dec. 18
32
26
29
+3
0.06
1.65
68
-18
36
0
36
16
26
0.7
Friday
Dec. 19
35
31
33
+7
0.00
0.58
59
-20
32
0
36
15
26
.
Saturday
Dec. 20
37
32
35
+9
0.00
0.60
64
-16
30
0
36
15
26
.
Sunday
Dec 21
44
33
39
+14
T
0.39
62
-19
26
0
36
15
25
.
Monday
Dec. 22
45
38
42
+17
0.14
1.34
70
-27
23
0
36
15
25
.
Tuesday
Dec. 23
38
34
36
+11
0.11
0.53
71
-23
29
0
36
15
25
T
Wednesday
Dec. 24
34
26
30
+5
T
0.70
62
-18
35
0
35
15
25
.
Thursday
Dec. 25
51
28
40
+15
0.00
0.62
65
-16
25
0
35
15
25
.
Friday
Dec. 26
34
28
31
+6
0.03
0.59
64
-16
34
0
35
15
25
0.2
Saturday
Dec. 27
28
15
22
-3
0.01
1.50
62
-15
43
0
35
15
25
0.1
Sunday
Dec. 28
35
12
24
-1
0.00
0.33
66
-14
41
0
35
14
25
.
Monday
Dec. 29
24
5
15
-10
0.04
0.67
64
-18
50
0
35
14
25
1.1
Tuesday
Dec. 30
8
-2
3
-22
0.00
0.56
65
-13
62
0
35
14
25
.
Wednesday
Dec. 31
21
-4
9
-16
0.00
1.16
59
-20
56
0
35
14
25
.
December
2014
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
 
 
TOTAL
1.22
   
1032
0
     
2.1
 
AVERAGE
39.2
25.2
32.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
37.2
16.4
26.8
 
0.95
 
 
 
1178
0
 
 
 
 5.9
 
DEPARTURE
+2.0
+8.8
+5.4
 
+0.27
     
-146
       
-3.8
 
From the record books:
Warmest recorded December  temperature, 75 F, December 6, 1939. 
Coldest recorded December  temperature, -27 F,  December 22, 1983.
SNOWFALL through December, 2014:
Most December Snowfall: 24.3 inches, 2009.

Least December Snowfall (1900-2014): 0.0 inches or a Trace, 3 years (2004, 1991, and 1928)
A trace of snowfall means it was observed but not enough to be measured.
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are DECEMBER 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 DECEMBER 2014  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.