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Lincoln, NE, October 2016 Weather and Climate Data


 LINKS to additional Data not at this page:
LINK: Climate News Archive
LINK: September 2016 Climate Data
LINK: October 1997 Snowstorm Paralyzes Lincoln, NE
snow
The yellow "do not pass" line is ignored as we wind our way through
the tree covered streets of Lincoln on October 25, 1997

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

Lincoln, Nebraska
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
0.58
4.67
3.83
3.38
1.86
.
.
26.63
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 - September 30 Precipitation = 24.60 inches
Normal January 1 - October 31 Precipitation = 26.57 inches

October
2016
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
Snow
Saturday 
Oct. 1
72
44
58
-1
0.00
1.65
94
27
7
0
72
46
59
.
Sunday 
Oct. 2
78
45
62
+3
0.00
1.28
94
28
3
0
72
46
59
.
Monday 
Oct. 3
81
56
69
+11
0.00
2.10
96
27
0
4
71
45
58
.
Tuesday 
Oct. 4
71
54
63
+5
0.76
1.20
93
29
2
0
71
45
58
.
Wednesday 
Oct. 5
73
47
60
+2
0.00
0.89
98
28
5
0
71
45
58
.
Thursday 
Oct. 6
58
42
50
-7
0.73
1.01
93
24
15
0
70
44
57
.
Friday 
Oct. 7
67
36
52
-5
0.00
1.18
90
20
13
0
70
44
57
.
Saturday 
Oct. 8
76
43
60
+4
0.00
1.79
91
17
5
0
69
43
56
.
Sunday 
Oct. 9
77
42
60
+4
0.00
1.73
90
18
5
0
69
43
56
.
Monday 
Oct. 10
63
52
58
+2
0.08
2.26
91
23
7
0
68
43
56
.
Tuesday 
Oct. 11
74
50
62
+7
0.00
2.74
89
21
3
0
68
42
55
.
Wednesday 
Oct. 12
53
33
43
-12
0.01
2.59
93
21
22
0
68
42
55
.
Thursday 
Oct. 13
61
28
45
-9
0.00
1.13
92
22
20
0
67
42
54
.
Friday 
Oct. 14
68
44
56
+2
0.00
0.86
91
24
9
0
67
41
54
.
Saturday 
Oct. 15
77
55
66
+12
0.00
1.12
91
22
0
1
66
41
54
.
Sunday 
Oct. 16
83
52
68
+15
0.00
1.74
88
21
0
3
66
41
53
.
Monday 
Oct. 17
84
55
70
+17
0.00
1.18
85
15
0
5
66
40
53
.
Tuesday 
Oct. 18
71
49
60
+7
0.00
1.27
87
21
5
0
65
40
53
.
Wednesday 
Oct. 19
73
49
61
+9
0.27
1.02
88
12
4
0
65
40
52
.
Thursday 
Oct. 20
61
39
50
-2
T
0.46
90
18
15
0
64
39
52
.
Friday 
Oct. 21
67
34
51
0
0.00
0.75
89
20
14
0
64
39
51
.
Saturday 
Oct. 22
76
36
56
+5
0.00
2.01
89
19
9
0
63
39
51
.
Sunday 
Oct. 23
73
43
58
+8
0.00
1.18
84
20
7
0
63
38
50
.
Monday 
Oct. 24
65
35
50
0
0.00
0.85
89
17
15
0
62
38
50
.
Tuesday 
Oct. 25
78
53
66
+16
0.01
2.19
89
15
0
1
62
37
50
.
Wednesday 
Oct. 26
70
43
57
+8
T
1.57
86
19
8
0
62
37
49
.
Thursday 
Oct. 27
79
38
59
+10
0.00
0.97
89
8
6
0
61
37
49
.
Friday 
Oct. 28
83
52
68
+20
0.00
1.56
84
10
0
3
61
36
48
.
Saturday 
Oct. 29
75
50
63
+15
0.00
1.98
87
9
2
0
60
36
48
.
Sunday 
Oct. 30
57
45
51
+3
0.00
4.07
83
3
14
0
60
35
48
.
Monday 
Oct. 31
72
48
60
+13
0.00
2.07
83
11
5
0
59
35
47
.
October
2016
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
 
 
TOTAL
1.86
 
 
.
17
 
 
 
0.0
 
AVERAGE
71.5
44.9
58.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
65.8
40.6
53.2
1.97
 
 
380
15
 
 
 
0.0
 
DEPARTURE
+5.7
+4.3
+5.0
 
-0.11
.
+2
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are OCTOBER 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 OCTOBER 2016  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 (117 years, 1900-2016):

Earliest ever first snowfall, September 28, 1985, 0.8 inches.
Most ever October snowfall, 13.2 inches, October 26, 1997.
Octobers with measurable snowfall (1900-2016) 18 years since 1900 (18/117 years= 15.4%)
Octobers without measurable snowfall (1900-2016) 99 years since 1900 (99/117 years = 84.6%)

snow
The yellow "do not pass" line is ignored as we wind our way through
the tree covered streets of Lincoln on October 25, 1997

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.