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YEAR 2005 - Climate Statistics for Lincoln, Nebraska


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

YEAR 2005
Climate Statistics for Lincoln, and Omaha, NE
all temperatures are in degrees F

Lincoln
Omaha
Period of Record 
119 years (1887-2005)
135 years (1871-2005)
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Year 2005 Avg. Temperature
52.8  F (1.7 F above normal)
52.9  F (2.2 F above normal)
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Warmest Ann. Avg. and year
55.7 F  in 1934 and 1931
56.0 F in 1931
Coldest Ann. Avg. and year
47.8 F in 1978
46.9 F  in 1875
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Warmest Temperature Year 2005
105 F, July 23
105 F, July 23
Warmest Temp. ALL years
115 F, July 25, 1936
114 F, July 25, 1936
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Coldest Temperature Year 2005
-18 F,  January 15 & 16
-11 F, January 15
Coldest Temp. ALL years
-33 F, Jan. 12, 1974
-32 F, Jan. 5, 1884
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Number of days <  0 F Year 2005
15
12
Most & Year
35 in 1978 and 1979
36 in 1884
Least & Year
0 in 1931 & 1987
0 in 1931 & 1941
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Number of days >  90 F Year 2005
52
52
Most & Year
82 in 1936
76 in 1936
Least & Year
7 in 1889
 5 in 1915
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Number of days >  100 F Year 2005
7
3
Most & Year
41 in 1936
30 in 1936
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Day most below normal year 2005
January 15 
29 degrees below normal
December 6
29 degrees below normal
Day most above normal year 2005
February 5 & October 4
25 degrees above normal
February 5 & October 4
24 degrees above normal
Number of Days exactly normal
16
17
Number of Days above normal
212
229
Number of Days below normal
137
119
Year 2005
Lincoln
Omaha
Largest temperature change 
within the same calendar day
48 degrees, April 2
min 21  F ; max  69 F 
42 degrees
April 2, min  25 F ; max   67 F 
Nov. 2, min 40  F ; max  82 F
May 10, min 48  F ; max 90  F
Smallest temperature change
within the same calendar day
4 degrees, January 30
min 32 F to max 36 F
  4 degrees, Dec. 29
min 32 F to max 36 F
Largest temperature rise from
one day to the next
60 degrees, April 2-3
 21 F up to  81 F
 52 degrees, April 2-3
 25 F up to  77 F 
Largest temperature drop from
one day to the next
 51 degrees, March 6-7
 73 F down to 22 F
 49 degrees, Oct. 4-5
92 F down to 43 F
Largest temperature drop
within a week
 72 degrees,
Sept. 21, max 103 F, 
Sept. 29 , min 31  F
 63 degrees,
Feb 5-10, max 62 F, min -1
Nov 12-16, max 74 min 11  F
Largest temperature rise
within a week
 76 degrees,
January 16, min -18 F, 
January 25, max 58 F
 66 degrees,
Feb 10-14, min  -1 F,  max 65 F
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Precipitation Total Year 2005
24.59  inches
(3.78  inches below normal)
23.43 inches
(6.79 inches BELOW normal)
Most Annual Precipitation
45.15 inches 1965
48.92 inches 1883
Least Annual Precipitation
14.09 inches 1936
14.90 inches 1934
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Snowfall Total Year 2005
23.8 inches
29.5  inches
Most Annual Snowfall
55.2 inches 1983
74.2 inches 1983
Least Annual Snowfall
7.0 inches 1946
8.3 inches 1954
 
Lincoln
Omaha

 


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