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Lincoln, NE, March 2017 Weather and Climate Data

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Year 2017 (and last year) 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
3.49
3.02
1.97
1.43
0.95
28.95
2017
1.10
0.55
1.62
0.10
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
3.27
2016
0.83
0.76
0.93
4.37
5.42
0.58
4.67
3.83
3.38
1.86
0.65
1.62
28.90

Normal January 1 - March 31 Precipitation total = 3.34 inches

Winter 2016-17 (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
2016-17
0.0
T
1.7
3.2
2.0
0.6
.
.
7.5
2015-16
0.0
1.3
6.1
5.8
7.3
T
0.0
0.0
20.5

 

NEWS: Weatherfest is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, 2017.
NEWS: Weather Camp is scheduled for June 11-16, 2017.

RECORD daily high temperature of 87F on March 19. Old Record was 82F set in 1921

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

March
2017
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Wednesday
Mar. 1
47
23
35
+1
0.00
0.62
81
-6
30
0
45
23
34
.
Thursday
Mar. 2
48
18
33
-1
0.00
0.55
79
-7
32
0
46
23
34
.
Friday
Mar. 3
57
17
37
+2
0.00
0.92
78
-10
28
0
46
24
35
.
Saturday
Mar. 4
74
21
48
+13
0.00
0.88
80
-19
17
0
47
24
35
.
Sunday
Mar. 5
71
52
62
+26
0.00
1.16
76
-7
3
0
47
24
36
.
Monday
Mar. 6
79
40
60
+24
0.01
0.58
80
-11
5
0
48
25
36
.
Tuesday
Mar. 7
57
34
46
+9
0.00
0.87
80
-9
19
0
48
25
37
.
Wednesday
Mar. 8
61
28
45
+8
0.00
0.80
79
-8
20
0
49
25
37
.
Thursday
Mar. 9
54
26
40
+3
0.00
0.57
82
-2
25
0
49
26
37
.
Friday
Mar. 10
29
16
23
-15
0.00
0.87
78
-7
42
0
50
26
38
.
Saturday
Mar. 11
34
24
29
-9
0.00
0.73
84
-19
36
0
50
26
38
.
Sunday
Mar. 12
43
27
35
-4
T
1.11
81
-15
30
0
51
27
39
.
Monday
Mar. 13
33
21
27
-12
T
0.68
83
-5
38
0
51
27
39
T
Tuesday
Mar. 14
30
17
24
-15
0.05
0.86
82
-5
41
0
52
27
39
0.6
Wednesday
Mar. 15
46
20
33
-7
0.00
0.88
85
-1
32
0
52
28
40
.
Thursday
Mar. 16
70
30
50
+10
0.00
1.29
90
-4
15
0
52
28
40
.
Friday
Mar. 17
70
36
53
+12
0.00
1.09
84
-5
12
0
53
28
41
.
Saturday
Mar. 18
62
28
45
+4
0.00
1.80
87
-7
20
0
53
29
41
.
Sunday
Mar. 19
87
44
66
+25
0.00
1.28
87
-3
0
1
54
29
41
.
Monday
Mar. 20
70
44
57
+15
0.00
0.75
79
-3
8
0
54
29
42
.
Tuesday
Mar. 21
50
34
42
0
0.01
0.42
88
5
23
0
55
30
42
.
Wednesday
Mar. 22
54
34
44
+2
T
1.75
90
6
21
0
55
30
42
T
Thursday
Mar. 23
77
48
63
+20
T
1.41
88
7
2
0
56
30
43
.
Friday
Mar. 24
69
42
56
+13
0.15
1.64
83
7
9
0
56
31
43
.
Saturday
Mar. 25
43
40
42
-2
0.29
1.96
91
5
23
0
56
31
44
.
Sunday
Mar. 26
49
40
45
+1
0.00
1.21
88
2
20
0
57
31
44
.
Monday
Mar. 27
57
34
46
+2
T
0.98
84
6
19
0
57
32
44
.
Tuesday
Mar. 28
52
29
41
-4
0.05
1.74
90
11
24
0
58
32
45
.
Wednesday
Mar. 29
46
42
44
-1
1.01
1.34
89
12
21
0
58
32
45
.
Thursday
Mar. 30
45
40
43
-3
0.05
0.99
88
10
22
0
58
33
46
.
Friday
Mar. 31
55
41
48
+2
0.00
1.73
91
14
.
0
59
33
46
.
March
2017
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
TOTAL
 
1.62
 
 
 
654
.
 
 
 
0.6
AVERAGE
55.5
31.9
43.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
52.3
27.9
40.1
 
1.93
 
 
772
1
 
 
 
4.8
DEPARTURE
+3.2
+4.0
+3.6
 
-0.31
 
   
-118
.
 
-4.2
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are MARCH 2017.
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 2017 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.

SNOWFALL:
Most MARCH Snowfall: 21.3 inches, 1912.

Least MARCH Snowfall: none measurable 16 of the last 118 years = 13.6% of the years 1900-2017.

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