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Lincoln, NE, May 2016 Weather and Climate Data

 

 

Lincoln, Nebraska
May 2016: Daily Climate Data

Year 2016 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
2016
0.83
0.76
0.93
4.37
5.42
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
12.31
2015
0.91
0.93
0.77
1.99
10.90
7.66
2.39
3.78
4.93
0.50
1.98
4.42
41.16

Normal January 1 - April 30 Precipitation = 6.05 inches
Observed January 1 - April 30, 2016 Precipitation = 6.95 inches
Normal January 1 - May 31 Precipitation = 10.34 inches

Last Month (April 2016)

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

May
2016
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Sunday
May 1
51
44
48
-9
0.06
2.10
93
24
17
0
69
45
57
Monday
May 2
67
48
58
0
0.00
1.50
91
26
7
0
70
45
58
Tuesday
May 3
72
39
56
-2
0.00
1.90
91
25
9
0
70
46
58
 
Wednesday
May 4
73
46
60
+2
0.00
2.47
91
30
5
0
70
46
58
 
Thursday
May 5
80
40
60
+1
0.00
3.35
97
31
5
0
71
47
59
 
Friday
May 6
89
53
71
+12
0.00
2.96
95
27
0
6
71
47
59
 
Saturday
May 7
77
57
67
+8
0.00
3.77
98
29
0
2
71
47
59
 
Sunday
May 8
78
53
66
+6
0.70
1.96
95
29
0
1
72
48
60
 
Monday
May 9
71
52
62
+2
0.69
2.56
97
30
3
0
72
48
60
 
Tuesday
May 10
79
47
63
+3
0.26
1.05
95
30
2
0
72
48
60
 
Wednesday
May 11
74
54
64
+3
0.36
2.96
94
29
1
0
73
49
61
 
Thursday
May 12
72
50
61
0
0.00
1.55
97
31
4
0
73
49
61
 
Friday
May 13
77
44
61
0
0.00
2.76
96
27
4
0
73
50
61
 
Saturday
May 14
61
38
50
-12
0.00
2.63
100
32
15
0
74
50
62
 
Sunday
May 15
64
38
51
-11
0.00
2.35
93
31
14
0
74
50
62
 
Monday
May 16
54
48
51
-11
0.28
2.01
92
30
14
0
74
51
62
 
Tuesday
May 17
70
45
58
-5
0.00
2.01
93
33
7
0
75
51
63
 
Wednesday
May 18
73
40
57
-6
0.00
2.41
94
34
8
0
75
51
63
 
Thursday
May 19
70
49
60
-3
0.00
1.62
95
35
5
0
75
52
63
 
Friday
May 20
65
53
59
-5
T
2.64
95
33
6
0
75
52
64
 
Saturday
May 21
76
51
64
0
0.00
1.56
95
36
1
0
76
52
64
 
Sunday
May 22
84
60
72
+8
0.00
2.43
96
36
0
7
76
53
64
 
Monday
May 23
79
59
69
+4
0.92
1.45
94
39
0
4
76
53
65
 
Tuesday
May 24
83
59
71
+6
T
1.43
100
34
0
6
77
53
65
 
Wednesday
May 25
79
63
71
+6
0.29
1.78
98
35
0
6
77
54
65
 
Thursday
May 26
83
55
69
+3
0.65
2.43
98
38
0
4
77
54
66
 
Friday
May 27
77
60
69
+3
1.21
3.32
95
36
0
4
78
54
66
 
Saturday
May 28
77
56
67
+1
0.00
1.97
98
34
0
2
78
55
66
 
Sunday
May 29
87
55
71
+4
0.00
2.64
102
32
0
6
79
55
67
 
Monday
May 30
87
59
73
+6
T
2.59
104
40
0
8
79
55
67
 
Tuesday
May 31
78
64
71
+3
T
2.05
103
41
0
6
79
56
68
 
May
2016
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
 
TOTAL
 
 
 
 
5.42
 
 
 
.
.
 
 
 
.
AVERAGE
74.4
50.9
62.7
             
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
74.2
50.5
62.3
 
4.29
 
 
147
65
 
 
 
 
 
DEPARTURE
+0.2
+0.4
+0.4
 
+1.13
     
.
.
 
.
 

 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are MAY 2016.
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 2016 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 - 2016
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.