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Lincoln Weather and Climate

Growing Season Length, 1887-2017

Lincoln, Nebraska - Growing Seasons -
1887 through 2017 (131 Growing seasons)

Growing season is defined as continuous temperatures > 32 F,
following the last freeze in Spring and prior to the first freeze in the Autumn.

Year 2017:  Last Spring freeze, temperature <=32 F was April 27, 2017, day 117, and
Year 2017:  First Autumn freeze, temperature <=32 F was October 11, 2015, day 284.
Year 2017 Growing Season: 166 days

Shortest Growing Season: 117 days, 1940
Longest Growing Season: 217 days, 1924
Normal Growing Season: 162 days.

Link to the complete Growing season Data Set

 

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