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Lincoln, NE, May 2017 Weather and Climate Data

 

 

Lincoln, Nebraska
May 2017: Daily Climate Data

Lincoln, Nebraska
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
3.55
6.29
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.
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13.11
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 - April 30 Precipitation total = 6.05 inches
Observed January 1 - April 30, 2017 Precipitation = 6.82 inches
Normal January 1 - May 31 Precipitation total = 10.34 inches

Last Month's Data (April 2017)

All temperatures of 90F or higher are in RED.
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All data in the following table are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.

May
2017
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Monday
May 1
62
36
49
-8
0.03
2.10
93
24
16
0
69
45
57
T
Tuesday
May 2
68
45
57
-1
0.00
1.50
91
26
8
0
70
45
58
Wednesday
May 3
66
44
55
-3
0.17
1.90
91
25
10
0
70
46
58
 
Thursday
May 4
72
40
56
-2
0.00
2.47
91
30
9
0
70
46
58
 
Friday
May 5
79
40
60
+1
0.00
3.35
97
31
5
0
71
47
59
 
Saturday
May 6
82
54
68
+9
0.00
2.96
95
27
0
3
71
47
59
 
Sunday
May 7
87
53
70
+11
0.00
3.77
98
29
0
5
71
47
59
 
Monday
May 8
93
65
79
+19
0.00
1.96
95
29
0
14
72
48
60
 
Tuesday
May 9
83
57
70
+10
0.00
2.56
97
30
0
5
72
48
60
 
Wednesday
May 10
66
53
60
0
0.38
1.05
95
30
5
0
72
48
60
 
Thursday
May 11
72
47
60
-1
0.00
2.96
94
29
5
0
73
49
61
 
Friday
May 12
76
41
59
-2
0.00
1.55
97
31
6
0
73
49
61
 
Saturday
May 13
80
47
64
+3
0.00
2.76
96
27
1
0
73
50
61
 
Sunday
May 14
89
59
74
+12
0.01
2.63
100
32
0
9
74
50
62
 
Monday
May 15
91
59
75
+13
T
2.35
93
31
0
10
74
50
62
 
Tuesday
May 16
91
60
76
+14
1.69
2.01
92
30
0
11
74
51
62
 
Wednesday
May 17
75
56
66
+3
0.61
2.01
93
33
0
1
75
51
63
 
Thursday
May 18
67
53
60
-3
0.43
2.41
94
34
5
0
75
51
63
 
Friday
May 19
56
49
53
-10
1.25
1.62
95
35
12
0
75
52
63
 
Saturday
May 20
55
45
50
-14
1.13
2.64
95
33
15
0
75
52
64
 
Sunday
May 21
70
42
56
-8
0.00
1.56
95
36
9
0
76
52
64
 
Monday
May 22
74
47
61
-3
0.17
2.43
96
36
4
0
76
53
64
 
Tuesday
May 23
61
50
56
-9
T
1.45
94
39
9
0
76
53
65
 
Wednesday
May 24
70
47
59
-6
0.00
1.43
100
34
6
0
77
53
65
 
Thursday
May 25
79
46
63
-2
T
1.78
98
35
2
0
77
54
65
 
Friday
May 26
82
59
71
+5
0.00
2.43
98
38
0
6
77
54
66
 
Saturday
May 27
77
56
67
+1
0.41
3.32
95
36
0
2
78
54
66
 
Sunday
May 28
85
52
69
+3
0.00
1.97
98
34
0
4
78
55
66
 
Monday
May 29
78
49
64
-1
0.00
2.64
102
32
1
0
79
55
67
 
Tuesday
May 30
83
47
65
-2
0.00
2.59
104
40
0
0
79
55
67
 
Wednesday
May 31
81
46
64
-4
T
2.05
103
41
1
0
79
56
68
 
May
2017
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
 
TOTAL
 
 
 
 
6.29
 
 
 
129
70
 
 
 
.
.
AVERAGE
75.8
49.8
62.8
             
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
74.2
50.5
62.3
 
4.29
 
 
147
65
 
 
 
 
.
DEPARTURE
+1.6
-0.7
+0.5
 
+2.00
     
-18
+5
 
.
 

 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are MAY 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 MAY 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.

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 - 2017
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.