Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Record Breaking March 1 - April 9, 2012 Lincoln, NE, Heat Wave

The graph to the left shows the daily temperature departures from normal for Lincoln, Nebraska from March 1 - April 10, 2012. Only one day in March 2012 had an average temperature in Lincoln that was below normal (March 3 at 1 degree below normal). Then from March 4 though April 9, 2012 every day had a daily average temperature that was above normal. There were 11 days that were 20 or more degrees above normal; 6 days that were 25 or more degrees above normal and 2 days that were 30 or more degrees above normal. It is not surpsing then that the statistics show that March 2012 was the warmest on record for Lincoln with 126 years of data (1887-2012)


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