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Lincoln, NE, March 2012 Weather and 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

Record High temperature of 83 F on March 13, 2012. Old record was 80 F set in 2007
Record High Minimum temperature of 60 F on March 17, 2012. Old record was 58 F set in 1894
Record High Minimum temperature of 62 F on March 18, 2012. Old record was 56 F set in 1903
Record High Minimum temperature of 51 F on March 18, 2012. Old record was 49 F set in 1894
Record High temperature of 91 F on March 31, 2012. Old record was 88 F set in 1946

Tied record warmest for any day in March with 91 F on March 31
March 2012, Warmest on Record for months of March, 1887-2012


LINK: March 2012 Temperature Graph Compared to Normals

March
2012
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Thursday
Mar. 1
52
18
35
+1
0.00
0.62
81
-6
30
0
45
23
34
Friday
Mar. 2
50
30
40
+5
0.00
0.55
79
-7
25
0
46
23
35
Saturday
Mar. 3
44
24
34
-1
0.00
0.92
78
-10
31
0
46
24
35
Sunday
Mar. 4
57
21
39
+4
0.00
0.88
80
-19
26
0
47
24
35
Monday
Mar. 5
61
19
40
+4
0.00
1.16
76
-7
25
0
47
24
36
Tuesday
Mar. 6
70
45
58
+22
0.00
0.58
80
-11
7
0
48
25
36
Wednesday
Mar. 7
61
32
47
+10
0.00
0.87
74
-9
18
0
48
25
37
 
Thursday
Mar. 8
53
25
39
+2
0.00
0.80
79
-8
26
0
49
25
37
 
Friday
Mar. 9
66
21
44
+7
0.00
0.57
82
-2
21
0
49
26
37
 
Saturday
Mar. 10
68
36
52
+14
0.00
0.87
76
-7
13
0
50
26
38
 
Sunday
Mar. 11
50
38
44
+6
0.23
0.73
84
-19
21
0
50
26
38
Monday
Mar. 12
74
41
58
+19
T
1.11
81
-15
7
0
51
27
39
 
Tuesday
Mar. 13
83
32
58
+19
0.00
0.68
80
-5
7
0
51
27
39
 
Wednesday
Mar. 14
81
44
63
+24
0.00
0.86
82
-5
2
0
52
27
39
 
Thursday
Mar. 15
78
38
58
+18
0.00
0.88
85
-1
7
0
52
28
40
 
Friday
Mar. 16
79
42
61
+21
0.00
1.29
81
-4
4
0
52
28
40
 
Saturday
Mar. 17
83
60
72
+31
0.00
1.09
84
-5
0
7
53
28
41
 
Sunday
Mar. 18
80
62
71
+30
0.00
1.80
87
-7
0
6
53
29
41
 
Monday
Mar. 19
68
54
61
+20
0.16
1.28
82
-3
4
0
54
29
41
 
Tuesday
Mar. 20
58
51
55
+13
0.21
0.75
79
-3
10
0
54
29
42
 
Wednesday
Mar. 21
60
52
56
+14
0.20
0.42
88
5
9
0
55
30
42
 
Thursday
Mar. 22
65
45
55
+13
0.09
1.75
90
6
10
0
55
30
42
 
Friday
Mar. 23
70
46
58
+15
T
1.41
88
7
7
0
56
30
43
 
Saturday
Mar. 24
79
40
60
+17
0.00
1.64
83
7
5
0
56
31
43
 
Sunday
Mar. 25
81
44
63
+19
0.00
1.96
91
5
2
0
56
31
44
 
Monday
Mar. 26
84
58
71
+27
0.00
1.21
88
2
0
6
57
31
44
 
Tuesday
Mar. 27
80
45
63
+19
0.00
0.98
84
6
2
0
57
32
44
 
Wednesday
Mar. 28
77
38
58
+13
0.00
1.74
90
11
7
0
58
32
45
 
Thursday
Mar. 29
72
57
65
+20
0.00
1.34
89
12
0
0
58
32
45
 
Friday
Mar. 30
80
42
61
+15
T
0.99
88
10
23
0
58
33
46
 
Saturday
Mar. 31
91
51
71
+26
0.00
1.73
91
14
6
0
59
33
46
March
2012
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
snow
TOTAL
 
0.89
 
 
330
25
 
 
 
0
AVERAGE
69.5
40.4
55.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
52.3
27.9
40.1
 
1.93
 
 
772
1
 
 
 
4.8
DEPARTURE
+17.2 +12.5 +14.9   -1.04       -442
+24
-4.8
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are MARCH 2012.
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 MARCH 2012 Average measured against 1981-2010 normals, in deg. F.
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 climate record books:
Warmest recorded MARCH  temperature, 91 F, March 31, 2012 And, March 25, 1972.
Coldest recorded MARCH  temperature, -19 F,  Mar. 4, 1978 and Mar. 11, 1907.
Most MARCH Snowfall: 21.3 inches, 1912.
Least MARCH Snowfall: none measurable, 14 of the last 112 years (1900-2011).

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