Thursday, January 6, 2011

Winter 2010-11 Lincoln Snowfall Drought


The photo on the left is from January 6, 2010 (LAST YEAR) on the rural edge of Lincoln, NE.
As of this year, January 6, 2011, Lincoln, NE has officially received only 1.7 total inches of snowfall.
This is the 2nd least amount for the time period going back to 1948-49.
When was the most snowfall for this period? Last year with 32.4 inches of snowfall by January 6!!

October 2010: 0.0 inches; November 2010: 0.0 inches; December 2010: 1.7 inches
January 1-6, 2011: = 0.0 inches for a Total of 1.7 inches

Note daily snowfall data only extend back to January 1948. Monthly snowfall totals do exist however, back to December 1899 but can't be used for this particular situation.

Snowfall Total Records (October 1-January 6)

LEAST amount of snowfall October 1-January 6:
Rank 1: 1960-1961 = 1.3 inches
Rank 2: 2010-2011 = 1.7 inches
Rank 3: 2001-2002 = 1.9 inches
Rank 4: 1965-1966 = 2.0 inches
Rank 4: 1964-1965 = 2.0 inches
Rank 6: 1979-1980 = 2.9 inches
Rank 7: 1967-1968 = 3.0 inches
Rank 8: 1958-1959 = 3.1 inches

Rank 9: 2002-2003 = 3.7 inches
Rank 9: 1949-1950 = 3.7 inches
Rank 11:1999-2000 = 3.8 inches


MOST amount of snowfall October 1-January 6:
Rank 1: 2009-2010 = 32.4 inches
Rank 2: 1973-1974 = 26.3 inches
Rank 3: 1983-1984 = 23.8 inches
Rank 4: 1970-1971 = 21.0 inches
Rank 5: 1997-1998 = 20.5 inches
Rank 6: 1972-1973 = 19.6 inches
Rank 7: 1961-1962 = 19.5 inches
Rank 8: 1957-1958 = 19.2 inches
Rank 9: 2000-2001 = 18.0 inches
Rank 10:1948-1949 = 16.9 inches





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