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Lincoln Weather and Climate

YEAR 2010 - Climate Statistics for Lincoln, Nebraska


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

Period of Record 
124 years (1887-2010)
 
 
Year 2010 Avg. Temperature
51.1 F (exactly 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 2010
100 F, August 12
Warmest Temp. ALL years
115 F, July 25, 1936
Warmest night time low
77 F, June 26 and July 22
Warmest Daily Average (high+low/2)
87 F, August 8
 
 
Coldest Temperature Year 2010
-15 F,  January 4
Coldest Temp. ALL years
-33 F, Jan. 12, 1974
Coldest Day time high
+3 F,  January 8
Coldest Daily Average (high+low/2)
-3 F,  January 8 and January 9
 
 
Number of days <  0 F Year 2010
12 days
Most & Year
35 in 1978 and 1979
Least & Year
0 in 1931 & 1987
 
 
Number of days >  90 F Year 2010
43
Most & Year
82 days in 1936
Least & Year
7 days in 1889
Normal
42 days
 
 
Number of days >  100 F Year 2010
1 day (August 12)
Most & Year
41 days in 1936
 
 
Days most below normal year 2010
January 2, 8, and 9
 25 degrees below normal
     
Days most above normal year 2010
March 30; April 1, 12, 13, October 23, 2010
 19  degrees above normal
       
Number of Days year 2010 exactly normal
23 days
Number of Days year 2010 above normal
174 days
Number of Days year 2010 below normal
168 days
   
Largest temperature change 
within the same calendar day
47 degrees: March 29; Dec. 30; Oct. 29
(74 & 27; 59 & 12; 72 & 25)
Smallest temperature change
within the same calendar day
2 degrees: Jan. 20, Jan. 21; Feb 5; May 20
 (34 & 32; 34 & 32; 31 & 29; 58 & 56)
Largest temperature rise from
one day to the next
50 degrees:
 27 F to 77 F (March 29-30)
Largest temperature rise
within a week
61  degrees:
30 F to 91 F (October 3-8)
Largest temperature drop from
one day to the next
   58 degrees:  
 27 F to 85 F (March 29-April1)
Largest temperature drop
within a week
  60 degrees:  
  85 F to 25 F (April 1-8)
   
Precipitation Total Year 2010
34.42  inches
(6.05  inches ABOVE normal)
Most Annual Precipitation
45.15 inches 1965
Least Annual Precipitation
14.09 inches 1936
Wettest Day
2.53 inches, September 1
 
 
Snowfall Total Year 2010
17.8 inches
Most Annual Snowfall
55.2 inches 1983
Least Annual Snowfall
7.0 inches 1946
Snowist Day
3.1 inches, january 6
Deepest Snow Depth
18.0 inches, January 7-10
   
Windiest Day (Average wind speed)
30.1 mph, gusts to 43 mph: Dec. 11
   

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