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Lincoln Weather and Climate

YEAR 2009 - Climate Statistics for Lincoln, Nebraska


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

Period of Record 
123 years (1887-2009)
 
 
Year 2009 Avg. Temperature
50.0 F (1.1 F below normal)
 
 
Warmest Ann. Avg. and year
55.7 F  in 1934 and 1931
Coldest Ann. Avg. and year
47.8 F in 1978
 
 
Warmest Temperature Year 2009
102 F, August 8
Warmest Temp. ALL years
115 F, July 25, 1936
 
 
Coldest Temperature Year 2009
-13 F,  December 10
Coldest Temp. ALL years
-33 F, Jan. 12, 1974
 
 
Number of days <  0 F Year 2009
13 days
Most & Year
35 in 1978 and 1979
Least & Year
0 in 1931 & 1987
 
 
Number of days >  90 F Year 2009
22
Most & Year
82 days in 1936
Least & Year
7 days in 1889
 
 
Number of days >  100 F Year 2009
1 day
Most & Year
41 days in 1936
 
 
Day(s most below normal year 2009
December 10 and 15, March 1, 2009
 25 degrees below normal
     
Day most above normal year 2009
February 9, 2009
 25  degrees above normal
       
Number of Days year 2009 exactly normal
12 days
Number of Days year 2009 above normal
160 days
Number of Days year 2009 below normal
193 days
   
Largest temperature change 
within the same calendar day
48 degrees:
January 14, 2009: min -6 F ; max  42 F 
Smallest temperature change
within the same calendar day
2 degrees:
 December 23. 2009: min 31 F to max 33 F
Largest temperature rise from
one day to the next
 54 degrees:
 February 4, 2009, 5 F; February 5, 2009, 59 F
Largest temperature drop from
one day to the next
   56 degrees:  
  January 22, 2009: 60 F;  January 23, 2009: 4 F
Largest temperature drop
within a week
  68 degrees:  
  January 22, 2009: 60 F;  January 24, 2009: -8 F
Largest temperature rise
within a week
 77 degrees:
March 1, 2009: -1 F ;  March 5, 2009: 76 F
   
Precipitation Total Year 2009
23.08  inches
(5.29  inches BELOW normal)
Most Annual Precipitation
45.15 inches 1965
Least Annual Precipitation
14.09 inches 1936
 
 
Snowfall Total Year 2009
39.2 inches
Most Annual Snowfall
55.2 inches 1983
Least Annual Snowfall
7.0 inches 1946

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