Thursday, March 22, 2012

Lincoln, NE, March 1-21, 2012 Temperature Ranking

Warmest March on Record for March 1-21, 2012
What an incredibly warm March 2012 so far. The attached photo was taken on March 22, 2012 at Hardin Hall (East Campus of UNL) looking west (at the City Campus of UNL). As of March 22, 2012 the trees in Lincoln, NE, are already in leaf for one of our earliest ever spring tree leafing out.
Looking at the March 1-21 time period for the 127 years of data (1887-2012) we are currently the warmest march on record. Here is a listing of the top ten warmest March 1-21 time periods for Lincoln, NE. Daily Average temperatures (the average between the daily highs and lows) were used for this table.
Lincoln, NE Warmest Average Temperatures for March 1-21, 1887-2012
Rank, Temperature, Year
1 51.5 3/21/2012
2 48.9 3/21/1910
3 48.3 3/21/1894
4 47.1 3/21/1921
5 46.7 3/21/1946
6 45.3 3/21/1990
7 44.8 3/21/1938
8 44.7 3/21/1936
9 44.6 3/21/1992
10 44.5 3/21/1987

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