Saturday, June 2, 2012

May 2012 Lincoln, NE, Climate Summary

Lincoln, NE May 2012 Climate Summary

The red line is the normal high and the blue line is the normal low.
The top of each vertical bar is the high for the day and,
 the bottom of each vertical bar is the low for the day.  
All data in this graph are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.

May 2012
Temperatures:
Average High:  80.5 F;  Normal = 74.2 F; Departure from normal = +6.3 F
Average Low:  53.4 F  Normal 50.5 F;  Departure from normal = +2.9 F
Monthly Average:  66.9 F;  Normal = 62.3F; Departure from normal = +4.6 F
Warmest temperature 96 F on May 26
Coldest temperature 39 F on May 9

Precipitation:
Total = 3.00 inches; Normal = 4.29 inches; Departure from normal = -1.29 inches

Rankings:
May 2012 was the 11th warmest on record (1887-2012, 126 years)
Warmest May on record was 71.9F in May 1934
Coldest May on record was 53.7 F in 1892


May 2012 was the 8th month in a row that Lincoln's temperatures were above normal.

Yer to date, January 1-May 31, 2012 is the warmest year on record (126 years of data)




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