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Lincoln, NE, February 2015 Weather and Climate Data

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

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Winter 2014-15 (and last year) Snowfall (in inches) compared to normal: red above normal, blue below normal

Snowfall totals through February 28, 2015

 
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
3.9
12.4
.
.
.
21.4
2013-14
0.0
0.2
5.7
3.7
7.4
0.7
0.5
.
18.2
 

Lincoln, NE, Coldest February Average
Temperatures (deg. F) 1887-2015

Rank  Avg. Temp  Ending Date
  1     8.2    2/28/1936
  2    13.0    2/28/1979
  3    13.1    2/28/1978
  4    14.1    2/28/1899
  5    16.1    2/28/1905
  6    16.3    2/28/1989
  7    18.9    2/28/1887
  8    19.1    2/28/1900
  9    19.2    2/28/1929
 10    20.1    2/28/1975
 11    20.5    2/28/1891
 12    20.6    2/28/1960,  2/28/1949,  2/28/1993
 15    21.2    2/28/1903,  2/28/2001,  2/28/1904
  18    21.6    2/28/2015

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Minimum temperatures 0F or colder are in blue

February
2015
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Sunday
Feb. 1
32
3
18
-8
0.40
0.45
64
-24
47
0
37
15
26
4.9
Monday
Feb. 2
19
-7
6
-20
0.00
1.12
68
-22
59
0
37
15
26
.
Tuesday
Feb. 3
38
7
23
-3
0.00
0.73
68
-22
42
0
37
15
26
.
Wednesday
Feb. 4
24
-13
6
-20
0.42
1.05
67
-21
59
0
37
15
26
6.6
Thursday
Feb. 5
26
-16
5
-21
0.00
0.38
67
-20
60
0
37
15
26
.
Friday
Feb. 6
43
22
33
+6
0.00
0.87
65
-17
32
0
38
16
27
.
Saturday
Feb. 7
53
24
39
+12
0.00
0.28
71
-18
26
0
38
16
27
.
Sunday
Feb. 8
57
35
46
+19
0.00
0.91
71
-19
19
0
38
16
27
.
Monday
Feb. 9
37
32
35
+8
0.00
0.80
68
-24
30
0
38
16
27
.
Tuesday
Feb. 10
41
29
35
+8
0.00
0.65
75
-16
30
0
38
16
27
.
Wednesday
Feb. 11
39
21
30
+2
0.00
1.55
75
-26
35
0
39
17
28
.
Thursday
Feb. 12
23
7
15
-13
0.00
2.20
73
-24
50
0
39
17
28
.
Friday
Feb. 13
53
16
35
+7
0.00
1.36
69
-26
30
0
39
17
28
.
Saturday
Feb. 14
37
15
26
-3
0.00
0.79
75
-15
39
0
40
18
29
.
Sunday
Feb. 15
19
12
16
-13
0.00
0.45
74
-11
49
0
40
18
29
.
Monday
Feb. 16
38
17
28
-1
0.00
0.73
69
-18
37
0
40
18
29
.
Tuesday
Feb. 17
28
12
20
-10
0.02
0.50
72
-19
45
0
41
19
30
0.2
Wednesday
Feb. 18
20
2
11
-19
0.00
0.84
70
-17
54
0
41
19
30
.
Thursday
Feb. 19
23
0
12
-18
0.01
0.50
71
-15
53
0
41
19
30
0.2
Friday
Feb. 20
43
11
27
-4
0.00
1.36
71
-10
38
0
42
20
31
.
Saturday
Feb. 21
40
18
29
-2
0.00
1.31
74
-9
36
0
42
20
31
.
Sunday
Feb. 22
21
3
12
-19
0.00
1.57
74
-10
53
0
42
20
31
.
Monday
Feb. 23
27
-5
11
-21
0.00
0.65
75
-16
54
0
43
21
32
.
Tuesday
Feb. 24
50
18
34
+2
0.00
0.82
72
-9
31
0
43
21
32
.
Wednesday
Feb. 25
46
11
29
-3
0.05
1.12
77
-8
36
0
44
21
32
T
Thursday
Feb. 26
16
-1
8
-25
0.00
0.68
79
-9
57
0
44
22
33
.
Friday
Feb. 27
21
-6
8
-25
0.00
1.92
74
-10
57
0
45
22
33
.
Saturday
Feb. 28
24
5
15
-19
0.03
1.71
78
-12
50
0
45
22
34
0.5
Leap Years
Feb. 29
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
0.60
83
-3
XX
0
45
23
34
XX
February
2015
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
snow
Total
       
0.93
     
1208
   
12.4
AVERAGE
33.5
9.7
21.6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
40.1
18.0
29.0
 
0.77
 
 
1037
 
 
 
5.6
 
DEPARTURE
-6.6
-8.3
-7.4.
 
+0.16
     
+171
       
+6.8
                               
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are FEBRUARY 2015.
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 FEBRUARY 2015 Average 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.

Warmest recorded FEBRUARY temperature,
Leap Years:  83 F, February 29, 1972.
Non-Leap Years:  79 F, Feb. 26, 1896 and Feb. 28, 1972.

Coldest recorded FEBRUARY  temperature, -26 F,  Feb. 11, 1899 & Feb. 13, 1905.

SNOWFALL (1900-2015, 116 years):
Most FEBRUARY Snowfall: 26.1 inches, 1965.

Least February Snowfall: nothing measurable, 5 of the last 116 years (1900-2015)
(1922, 1946, 1977, 1991 & 1996).

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