Friday, August 24, 2012

August 24, 2012: Rain Returns to Lincoln, NE

August 24, 2012:  Rain Finally Returns to Lincoln, Nebraska. 

 Radar from this morning.  Lincoln was on the northern edge of a large area of rainfall.

Starting with the first full day of astronomical Summer, June 21, 2012, through yesterday, August 23, 2012, it had only rained on 6 days in Lincoln, NE.  Normal for this time period is 18 days.  The total precipitation of 0.14 inches during this time period was the 2nd lowest on record (127 years of data).  Only 1936, with a total of only 1.06 inches, experienced drier conditions for this time period.  Normal rainfall for this time period is 7.37 inches.

Lincoln, NE, Observed Precipitation
(June 21-August 23, 2012):
June 23:   0.69 inches
July 25:   0.06 inches
July 26:   0.25 inches
July 30:   0.02 inches
August 2:  0.11 inches
August 11: 0.01 inches
TOTAL =    1.14 inches 

 Lincoln, NE, August 24, 2012.

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