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Lincoln Weather and Climate

YEAR 2012 - Climate Statistics for Lincoln, Nebraska


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

Period of Record 
126 years (1887-2012)
 
 
Year 2012 Avg. Temperature
54.7 F (+3.6)
 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
 
 
Year 2012 Warmest Temperature
105 F, July 22
Year 2012 Warmest night time low
79 F, June 27
Year 2012 Warmest Daily Average (high+low/2)
91 F, June 27
Warmest Temperature ALL years
115 F, July 25, 1936
 
 
Year 2012 Coldest Temperature
-5 F,  February 12
Year 2012 Coldest Day time high
+14 F,  December 25, 26
Year 2012 Coldest Daily Average (high+low/2)
+ 7F,  February 11 & December 26
Coldest Temperature (All years)
-33 F, Jan. 12, 1974
 
 
Year 2012 Number of days <  0 F Year 2012
3 days
Most & Year (All Years)
35 in 1978 and 1979
Least & Year (All Years)
0 in 1931 & 1987
Normal
11 days
   
Year 2012 Number of days >  90 F
72
Most & Year (All Years)
82 days in 1936
Least & Year (All Years)
7 days in 1889
Normal
42 days
 
 
Year 2012 Number of days >  100 F
17 days
Most & Year (All Years)
41 days in 1936
Normal
5 days
 
 
Day most below normal year 2012
February 11
 21 degrees below normal
Day most above normal year 2012
March 17
 31  degrees above normal
       
Year 2012 Number of Days exactly normal
20 days
Year 2012 Number of Days above normal
220 days
Year 2012 Number of Days below normal
126 days
   
Year 2012 Largest temperature change 
within the same calendar day
51 degrees: March 13
(32 F to 87 F)
   
Year 2012 Smallest temperature change
within the same calendar day
3 degrees: Dec. 3
 (19 F to 22 F)
   
Year 2012 Largest temperature rise from
one day to the next
60 degrees:
31 F to 91 F (April 23-24)
   
Year 2012 Largest temperature rise
within a week
62 degrees:
21 F to 83 F (March 9-13)
   
Year 2012 Largest temperature drop from
one day to the next
   57 degrees:  
  78 F to 21 F (Nov 10-11)
   
Year 2012 Largest temperature drop
within a week
  63 degrees:  
  70 F to 7 F (Jan 30-Feb 6)
   
Year 2012 Precipitation Total
19.14  inches
(9.79  inches BELOW normal)
Normal Precipitation Total
28.93 inches
Year 2012 Wettest Day
2.75 inches, April 14
Most Annual Precipitation (All Years)
45.15 inches 1965
Least Annual Precipitation (All Years)
14.09 inches 1936
 
 
Year 2012 Snowfall Total
19.0 inches
Year 2012 Snowiest Day
11.1 inches, February 4
Year 2012 Deepest Snow Depth
9.0 inches, February 5
Most Annual Snowfall (All Years)
55.2 inches 1983
Least Annual Snowfall (All Years)
7.0 inches 1946
   
Year 2012 Windiest Day (peak wind speed)
66 mph: May 19; Nov. 10
   

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