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Lincoln, NE, May 2014 Weather and Climate Data

 

 

Lincoln, Nebraska
May 2014: Daily Climate Data

LINK: UNL Climate Corner Blog

Winter 2013-14 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
2013-14
0.0
0.2
5.7
3.7
7.4
0.7
0.5
0.0
18.2
2012-13
0.0
T
5.1
6.2
5.5
7.4
0.6
2.7
27.5

 

Year 2014 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
3.48
3.02
1.97
1.43
0.95
28.95
2014
0.24
0.62
0.13
3.50
5.26
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
9.75
2013
0.73
0.54
2.12
4.02
8.44
2.49
1.00
1.11
1.99
2.63
1.22
0.22
26.71
 

Normal January 1 - April 30 Precipitation = 6.05 inches. 
Observed January 1 - April 30, 2014 Precipitation = 4.49 inches

Normal January 1 - May 31 Precipitation = 10.34 inches.

Spring 2014 Photo Gallery

RECORDS: 1887-2014 (128 years of data)
Record high temperature of 98F on May 7, 2014
(old record was 96F set in 1934)

MAY 7, 2014, 98F hottest for so early in the season
May 11 daily precipitation record of 2.96 inches
(old record was set in 1982).

Record low temperature of 30F on May 16, 2014 (old record was 31F set in 1940)

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

May
2014
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Thursday
May 1
54
42
48
-9
T
2.10
93
24
17
0
69
45
57
Friday
May 2
78
38
58
0
0.00
1.50
91
26
7
0
70
45
58
Saturday
May 3
76
43
60
+2
0.00
1.90
91
25
5
0
70
46
58
 
Sunday
May 4
74
52
63
+5
0.00
2.47
91
30
2
0
70
46
58
 
Monday
May 5
77
46
62
+3
0.00
3.35
97
31
3
0
71
47
59
 
Tuesday
May 6
85
50
68
+9
0.00
1.46
95
27
0
3
71
47
59
 
Wednesday
May 7
98
65
82
+23
0.30
1.71
98
29
0
17
71
47
59
 
Thursday
May 8
83
50
67
+7
0.02
1.96
95
29
0
2
72
48
60
 
Friday
May 9
74
45
60
0
0.00
2.56
97
30
5
0
72
48
60
 
Saturday
May 10
86
54
70
+10
0.00
1.05
95
30
0
5
72
48
60
 
Sunday
May 11
80
55
68
+7
2.96
2.96
94
29
0
3
73
49
61
 
Monday
May 12
57
47
52
-9
0.05
1.55
97
31
13
0
73
49
61
 
Tuesday
May 13
64
42
53
-8
0.00
2.76
96
27
12
0
73
50
61
 
Wednesday
May 14
71
37
54
-8
0.00
2.63
100
32
11
0
74
50
62
 
Thursday
May 15
60
36
48
-14
0.00
2.35
93
31
17
0
74
50
62
 
Friday
May 16
56
30
43
-19
T
2.01
92
30
22
0
74
51
62
 
Saturday
May 17
68
36
52
-11
0.00
2.01
93
33
13
0
75
51
63
 
Sunday
May 18
74
41
58
-5
0.00
2.41
94
34
7
0
75
51
63
 
Monday
May 19
87
61
74
+11
0.00
1.62
95
35
0
9
75
52
63
 
Tuesday
May 20
88
60
74
+10
0.00
2.64
95
33
0
9
75
52
64
 
Wednesday
May 21
84
60
72
+8
0.00
1.56
95
36
0
7
76
52
64
 
Thursday
May 22
75
57
66
+2
0.59
2.43
96
36
0
1
76
53
64
 
Friday
May 23
80
54
67
+2
0.00
1.45
94
39
0
2
76
53
65
 
Saturday
May 24
79
61
70
+5
0.11
1.43
100
34
0
5
77
53
65
 
Sunday
May 25
86
67
77
+12
0.37
1.78
98
35
0
12
77
54
65
 
Monday
May 26
86
65
76
+10
0.86
2.43
98
38
0
11
77
54
66
 
Tuesday
May 27
87
65
76
+10
0.00
3.32
95
36
0
11
78
54
66
 
Wednesday
May 28
90
63
77
+11
T
1.97
98
34
0
12
78
55
66
 
Thursday
May 29
88
61
75
+8
0.00
2.64
102
32
0
10
79
55
67
 
Friday
May 30
89
67
78
+11
0.00
2.59
104
40
0
13
79
55
67
 
Saturday
May 31
89
67
78
+10
0.00
2.05
103
41
0
13
79
56
68
 
May
2014
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
 
TOTAL
 
 
 
 
5.26
 
 
134
145
 
 
 
.
AVERAGE
78.2
52.2
65.2
             
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
74.2
50.5
62.3
 
4.29
 
 
147
65
 
 
 
 
 
DEPARTURE
+4.0
+1.7
+2.9
 
+0.97
     
-13
+80
 
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AVERAGE AND TOTAL are MAY 2014.
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 2014 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.

May Snowfalls:
Most MAY Snowfall: 3.0 inches, May 3-4, 1967.
Measurable snowfall has occurred 3 times in May from 1900 - 2013
May 3, 1907: 2.2 inches
May 3-4, 1967: 3.0 inches
May 1-2, 2013: 2.7 inches

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