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Lincoln, NE, May 2012 Weather and Climate Data

 

 

Lincoln, Nebraska
May 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 94F, May 23, 2012. Old record set in 1939
Record High Minimum temperature of 68 F on May 5, 2012. Old record was 67 F set in 1964, 1962

LINK: Graph of May 2012 temperatures Compared to Normal

May
2012
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Tuesday
May 1
84
54
69
+12
0.00
2.10
93
24
0
4
69
45
57
Wednesday
May 2
85
61
73
+15
0.56
1.50
91
26
0
8
70
45
58
Thursday
May 3
81
60
71
+13
0.51
1.90
91
25
0
6
70
46
58
Friday
May 4
90
61
76
+18
0.00
2.47
91
30
0
11
70
46
58
Saturday
May 5
90
68
79
+20
0.00
3.35
97
31
0
14
71
47
59
Sunday
May 6
75
58
67
+8
0.68
1.46
95
27
0
2
71
47
59
Monday
May 7
70
46
58
-1
0.00
1.71
96
29
7
0
71
47
59
Tuesday
May 8
70
42
56
-4
0.00
1.96
95
29
9
0
72
48
60
Wednesday
May 9
70
39
55
-5
0.00
2.56
97
30
10
0
72
48
60
Thursday
May 10
86
47
67
+7
0.00
1.05
93
30
0
2
72
48
60
Friday
May 11
73
50
62
+1
0.00
1.33
94
29
3
0
73
49
61
Saturday
May 12
71
47
59
-2
0.00
1.55
97
32
6
0
73
49
61
Sunday
May 13
75
50
63
+2
0.00
2.76
96
27
2
0
73
50
61
Monday
May 14
83
44
64
+2
0.00
2.63
96
32
1
0
74
50
62
Tuesday
May 15
87
51
69
+7
0.00
2.35
93
31
0
4
74
50
62
Wednesday
May 16
80
43
62
0
0.00
2.01
92
31
3
0
74
51
62
Thursday
May 17
91
55
73
+10
0.00
2.01
93
33
0
8
75
51
63
Friday
May 18
91
67
79
+16
0.00
2.41
94
34
0
14
75
51
63
Saturday
May 19
84
58
71
+8
0.30
1.62
95
35
0
6
75
52
63
Sunday
May 20
72
50
61
-3
0.00
2.64
95
33
4
0
75
52
64
Monday
May 21
77
41
59
-5
0.00
1.56
95
36
6
0
76
52
64
Tuesday
May 22
86
54
70
+6
T
2.43
96
36
0
5
76
53
64
Wednesday
May 23
94
66
80
+15
0.08
1.45
94
39
0
15
76
53
65
Thursday
May 24
77
54
66
+1
T
1.43
100
34
0
1
77
53
65
Friday
May 25
75
56
66
+1
T
1.78
98
35
0
1
77
54
65
Saturday
May 26
96
65
81
+15
0.00
2.43
98
38
0
16
77
54
66
Sunday
May 27
93
65
79
+13
0.10
2.73
95
36
0
14
78
54
66
Monday
May 28
82
57
70
+4
0.30
1.97
98
34
0
5
78
55
66
Tuesday
May 29
78
53
66
-1
0.00
2.64
102
32
0
1
79
55
67
Wednesday
May 30
68
49
59
-8
0.46
2.59
104
40
6
0
79
55
67
Thursday
May 31
62
43
53
-15
0.01
2.05
103
41
12
0
79
56
68
May
2012
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
TOTAL
 
 
 
 
3.00
 
 
69
137
 
 
 
AVERAGE
80.5
53.4
66.9
             
 
 
 
NORMAL
74.2
50.5
62.3
 
4.29
 
 
147
65
 
 
 
 
DEPARTURE
+6.3
+2.9
+4.6
 
-1.29
     
-78
+72
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are MAY 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 MAY 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.

From the record books:
Warmest recorded MAY temperature, 104 F, May 30, 1934.
Coldest recorded MAY temperature, 24 F,  May 1, 1994.
Most MAY Snowfall: 3.0 inches, May 3-4, 1967.

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