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YEAR 2006 - Climate Statistics for Lincoln, Nebraska


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

YEAR 2006 Climate Statistics for Lincoln, and Omaha, NE
all temperatures are in degrees F
Lincoln
Omaha
Period of Record 
120 years (1887-2006)
136 years (1871-2006)
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Year 2006 Avg. Temperature
53.6  F (2.5 F above normal)
53.3  F (2.6 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 2006
108 F, July 19
104 F, July 19 & 31
Warmest Temp. ALL years
115 F, July 25, 1936
114 F, July 25, 1936
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Coldest Temperature Year 2006
-4 F,  February 18
-7 F, February 18
Coldest Temp. ALL years
-33 F, Jan. 12, 1974
-32 F, Jan. 5, 1884
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Number of days <  0 F Year 2006
2 (Feb. 17 & 18)
2 (Feb. 17 & 18)
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 2006
53
33
Most & Year
82 in 1936
76 in 1936
Least & Year
7 in 1889
 5 in 1915
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Number of days >  100 F Year 2006
10
5
Most & Year
41 in 1936
30 in 1936
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Day most below normal year 2006
February 18
24 degrees below normal
February 18
27 degrees below normal
Day most above normal year 2006
January 15
29 degrees above normal
January 27
28 degrees above normal
Number of Days year 2006 exactly normal
21
17
Number of Days year 2006 above normal
211
217
Number of Days year 2006 below normal
133
131
Year 2006
Lincoln
Omaha
Largest temperature change 
within the same calendar day
50 degrees
February 13
min 11  F ; max  61 F 
43 degrees
February 13
min 14  F ; max  57 F 
Smallest temperature change
within the same calendar day
3 degrees
 October 26  min 44 F to max 47 F
October 16  min 55 F to max 58 F
3 degrees
 April 30 min 51 F to max 54 F
October 10  min 46 F to max 49 F
Largest temperature rise from
one day to the next
62 degrees, February 26-27
 9 F up to  71 F
 52 degrees, February 13-14
 14 F up to  66 F
Largest temperature drop from
one day to the next
 55 degrees, March 1-2
 76 F down to 21 F
 51 degrees,March 1-2
75 F down to 24 F
Largest temperature drop
within a week
 72 degrees,
Feb.14, max 68 F, 
Feb. 18 , min -4  F
 73 degrees,
Feb.14, max 66 F, 
Feb. 18 , min -7  F
Largest temperature rise
within a week
 69 degrees,
February 18, min --4 F, 
February 24, max 65 F
72 degrees,
February 18, min --7 F, 
February 24, max 65 F
 
Lincoln
Omaha
Precipitation Total Year 2006
24.68  inches
(3.69  inches below normal)
29.06 inches
(1.16 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 2006
18.1 inches
13.2  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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