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Lincoln, NE, January 2012 Weather and Climate Data

Lincoln, Nebraska
January 2012: Daily Climate Data

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

Tied record high of 59 F on January 4, 2012. Old record Originally set in 1916
Record high of 68 F on January 5, 2012. Old record 61 F set in 1956
Record high of 70 F on January 30, 2012. Old record 60 F set in 1931


LINK: January 2012 Temperature Graph Compared to Normals

January
2012
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Sunday
January 1
43
22
33
+8
0.00
0.39
63
-26
32
0
35
14
25
 
Monday
January 2
35
11
23
-2
0.00
0.34
72
-22
42
0
35
14
25
 
Tuesday
January 3
50
9
30
+5
0.00
1.40
63
-17
35
0
35
14
25
 
Wednesday
January 4
59
22
41
+16
0.00
0.32
59
-19
24
0
35
14
25
 
Thursday
January 5
68
25
47
+22
0.00
0.69
68
-20
18
0
35
14
25
 
Friday
January 6
50
24
37
+13
0.00
0.40
60
-25
28
0
35
14
24
 
Saturday
January 7
42
16
29
+5
0.00
0.60
65
-20
36
0
35
14
24
 
Sunday
January 8
44
23
34
+10
0.00
0.34
70
-20
31
0
35
14
24
 
Monday
January 9
52
20
36
+12
0.00
0.37
62
-21
29
0
35
14
24
 
Tuesday
January 10
62
21
42
+18
0.00
0.76
73
-18
23
0
35
14
24
 
Wednesday
January 11
39
21
30
+6
T
0.31
65
-29
35
0
35
14
24
T
Thursday
January 12
21
12
17
-7
T
0.74
64
-33
48
0
35
14
24
 
Friday
January 13
32
4
18
-6
0.00
0.30
70
-21
47
0
35
14
24
 
Saturday
January 14
46
23
35
+11
0.00
0.91
60
-18
30
0
35
14
24
 
Sunday
January 15
55
19
37
+13
0.00
0.83
69
-27
28
0
35
14
24
 
Monday
January 16
40
18
29
+5
0.02
0.58
66
-19
36
0
35
14
24
0.1
Tuesday
January 17
25
5
15
-9
0.07
0.60
64
-16
50
0
35
14
24
0.8
Wednesday
January 18
37
5
21
-3
0.00
0.45
66
-21
44
0
35
14
24
 
Thursday
January 19
16
5
11
-14
0.00
0.78
65
-29
54
0
35
14
25
 
Friday
January 20
27
8
18
-7
0.00
0.47
68
-18
47
0
35
14
25
 
Saturday
January 21
25
5
15
-10
0.00
0.55
64
-17
45
0
36
14
25
 
Sunday
January 22
48
24
36
+11
0.07
0.64
60
-14
29
0
36
14
25
0.7
Monday
January 23
36
16
26
+1
T
0.45
68
-20
39
0
36
14
25
T
Tuesday
January 24
36
10
23
-2
0.00
0.46
72
-19
42
0
36
14
25
 
Wednesday
January 25
38
18
28
+3
0.00
0.48
69
-21
37
0
36
14
25
 
Thursday
January 26
50
17
34
+9
0.00
0.81
68
-17
31
0
36
14
25
 
Friday
January 27
46
18
32
+7
0.00
0.80
68
-23
33
0
36
14
25
 
Saturday
January 28
46
18
32
+7
0.00
0.90
63
-22
33
0
36
14
25
 
Sunday
January 29
46
18
32
+7
0.00
0.52
66
-18
33
0
36
14
25
 
Monday
January 30
70
34
52
+27
0.00
0.34
70
-16
13
0
36
14
25
 
Tuesday
January 31
61
24
43
+18
0.00
0.56
72
-20
22
0
36
14
25
 
January
2012
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
snow
Total
       
0.16
      1079
0
   
1.6
Average
43.4 16.6
30.0
                     
Normal
35.4
13.8
24.6
0.64
1252
0
5.4
 
Departure
+8.0 +2.8 +5.4  
-0.48
      -173        
-3.8
                               
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are JANUARY 2012.
Temperature is "degrees F"
Precipitation measurement is "inches"
Precipitation "T" = trace, precipitation was observed but not enough to be measured

NORMAL refers to the 1981-2010 Standard Normals.
DEPARTURE is JANUARY 2012.  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.

From the record books:
Warmest recorded JANUARY  temperature, 73 F, January 10, 1990.
Coldest recorded JANUARY  temperature, -33 F,  January 12, 1974
Most JANUARY Snowfall: 23.0 inches, 1915.
Least January Snowfall (1900-2010): Trace (flurries and not measurable), 3 of the last 111 years (1900, 1986, 2006)

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