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Lincoln Weather and Climate

YEAR 2011 - Climate Statistics for Lincoln, Nebraska


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

Period of Record 
125 years (1887-2011)
 
 
Year 2011 Avg. Temperature
51.2 F (+0.1)
 Normal Annual Avg. Temperature
51.1 F
Warmest (All Years) Ann. Avg. and year
55.7 F  in 1934 and 1931
Coldest (All Years) Ann. Avg. and year
47.8 F in 1978
 
 
Warmest Temperature Year 2011
104 F, August 1
Warmest night time low
77 F, July 16
Warmest Daily Average (high+low/2)
90 F, August 1
Warmest Temp. ALL years
115 F, July 25, 1936
 
 
Coldest Temperature Year 2011
-10 F,  January 13
Coldest Day time high
+6 F,  February 8
Coldest Daily Average (high+low/2)
+2, January 12, February 8
Coldest Temp. (All years)
-33 F, Jan. 12, 1974
 
 
Number of days <  0 F Year 2011
10 days
Most & Year (All Years)
35 in 1978 and 1979
Least & Year (All Years)
0 in 1931 & 1987
Normal
11 days
   
Number of days >  90 F Year 2011
41
Most & Year (All Years)
82 days in 1936
Least & Year (All Years)
7 days in 1889
Normal
42 days
 
 
Number of days >  100 F Year 2011
5 days
Most & Year (All Years)
41 days in 1936
Normal
5 days
 
 
Day most below normal year 2011
February 8
 24 degrees below normal
Day most above normal year 2011
Feb. 17, May 9, May 10
 24  degrees above normal
       
Number of Days year 2011 exactly normal
17 days
Number of Days year 2011 above normal
175 days
Number of Days year 2011 below normal
173 days
   
Largest temperature change 
within the same calendar day
49 degrees: May 6
(33 F to 82 F)
Smallest temperature change
within the same calendar day
4 degrees:
Jan 9; March 8; Sep17
Largest temperature rise from
one day to the next
52 degrees:
from 39 F to 91 F (Oct 3-4)
Largest temperature rise
within a week
71 degrees:
-3 F to 68 F (Feb 8-13)
Largest temperature drop from
one day to the next
   50 degrees:  
  81 F to 31 F (March 22-23)
Largest temperature drop
within a week
  64 degrees:  
  71 F to 7 F (Feb. 17-22)
   
Precipitation Total Year 2011
29.17  inches
(0.22 inches BELOW normal)
Normal
28.95 inches
Wettest Day
2.62 inches, August 30
Most Annual Precipitation (All Years)
45.15 inches 1965
Least Annual Precipitation (All Years)
14.09 inches 1936
 
 
Snowfall Total Year 2011
32.5 inches
Snowiest Day
4.1 inches, February 24
Deepest Snow Depth
8.0 inches, January 23-24
Most Annual Snowfall (All Years)
55.2 inches 1983
Least Annual Snowfall (All Years)
7.0 inches 1946
   
Windiest Day (peak wind speed)
62 mph: June 20
   

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