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Lincoln, NE, October 2014 Weather and Climate Data

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

 LINKS to additional Data not at this page:
UNL Climate Corner Blog, LINK:  http://snrclimatecorner.blogspot.com/
LINK: Climate News Archive
LINK: Lake Mead Drought Update
LINK: Lincoln Growing Season Length 1887-2014

LINK: September 2014 Climate Data

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
5.90
0.51
7.54
6.89
2.46
.
.
33.05
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 - September 30 precipitation = 24.58 inches.
Normal January 1 - October 31 precipitation = 26.55 inches.

RECORD EVENT: Record High Tied on October 26, 2014: 86F (record first set in 1927)

GRAPH: October 2014 Temperatures Compared to Normal

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

October
2014
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Wednesday 
Oct. 1
77
61
69
+10
1.32
1.65
94
27
0
4
72
46
59
 
Thursday 
Oct. 2
65
46
56
-3
0.11
1.28
94
28
9
0
72
46
59
 
Friday 
Oct. 3
57
38
48
-10
T
2.10
96
27
17
0
71
45
58
 
Saturday 
Oct. 4
59
34
47
-11
0.00
1.20
93
29
18
0
71
45
58
 
Sunday 
Oct. 5
72
42
57
-1
T
0.89
98
28
8
0
71
45
58
 
Monday 
Oct. 6
73
51
62
+5
T
1.01
93
24
3
0
70
44
57
 
Tuesday 
Oct. 7
76
51
64
+7
0.00
1.18
90
20
1
0
70
44
57
 
Wednesday 
Oct. 8
69
43
56
0
T
1.79
91
17
9
0
69
43
56
 
Thursday 
Oct. 9
68
50
59
+3
0.00
1.73
90
18
6
0
69
43
56
 
Friday 
Oct. 10
56
36
46
-10
0.00
2.26
91
23
19
0
68
43
56
 
Saturday 
Oct. 11
62
30
46
-9
0.00
2.74
89
21
19
0
68
42
55
 
Sunday 
Oct. 12
67
39
53
-2
0.24
2.59
93
21
12
0
68
42
55
 
Monday 
Oct. 13
60
52
56
+2
0.13
1.13
92
22
9
0
67
42
54
 
Tuesday 
Oct. 14
68
38
53
-1
0.00
0.86
91
24
12
0
67
41
54
 
Wednesday 
Oct. 15
73
34
54
0
0.00
1.12
91
22
11
0
66
41
54
 
Thursday 
Oct. 16
81
43
62
+9
0.00
1.74
88
21
3
0
66
41
53
 
Friday 
Oct. 17
66
42
54
+1
0.00
1.18
85
15
11
0
66
40
53
 
Saturday 
Oct. 18
59
35
47
-6
0.00
1.27
87
21
18
0
65
40
53
 
Sunday 
Oct. 19
74
36
55
+3
0.00
1.02
88
12
10
0
65
40
52
 
Monday 
Oct. 20
75
39
57
+5
0.00
0.46
90
18
8
0
64
39
52
 
Tuesday 
Oct. 21
77
35
56
+5
0.00
0.75
89
20
9
0
64
39
51
 
Wednesday 
Oct. 22
80
53
67
+16
0.66
2.01
89
19
0
2
63
39
51
 
Thursday 
Oct. 23
73
50
62
+12
0.00
1.18
84
20
3
0
63
38
50
 
Friday 
Oct. 24
77
50
64
+14
0.00
0.85
89
17
1
0
62
38
50
 
Saturday 
Oct. 25
75
43
59
+9
0.00
2.19
89
15
6
0
62
37
50
 
Sunday 
Oct. 26
86
52
69
+20
0.00
1.57
86
19
0
4
62
37
49
 
Monday 
Oct. 27
72
48
60
+11
0.00
0.97
89
8
5
0
61
37
49
 
Tuesday 
Oct. 28
61
33
47
-1
0.00
1.56
84
10
18
0
61
36
48
 
Wednesday 
Oct. 29
59
28
44
-4
0.00
1.98
87
9
21
0.
60
36
48
 
Thursday 
Oct. 30
64
36
50
+2
0.00
4.07
83
3
15
0
60
35
48
 
Friday 
Oct. 31
45
26
36
-11
0.00
2.07
83
11
29
0
59
35
47
 
October
2014
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
 
 
TOTAL
2.46
 
 
310
10
 
 
 
0.0
 
AVERAGE
68.6
41.7
55.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
65.8
40.6
53.2
1.97
 
 
380
15
 
 
 
0.0
 
DEPARTURE
+2.8
+1.1
+2.0
 
+0.49
-70
-5
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are OCTOBER 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 OCTOBER 2014  Averages and totals measured against 1981-2010 Normals.
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 record books:
Hottest recorded October temperature, 98 F, October 5, 1947
Coldest recorded October temperature, 3 F,  October 30, 1925
SNOWFALL (115 years):

Earliest ever first snowfall, September 28, 1985, 0.8 inches.
Most ever October snowfall, 13.2 inches, October 26, 1997.
Octobers with measurable snowfall (1900-2014) 18 years since 1900 (18/115 = 15.7%)
Octobers without measurable snowfall (1900-2014) 97 years since 1900 (97/115 = 84.3%)

October 2009 snowfall in Lincoln
October 10, 2009:    LINK:  Third Earliest Snowfall for Lincoln, NE

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