Monday, August 20, 2012

July 1-August 19, 2012 Driest on Record for Lincoln, NE

Has it seemed very dry to you this Summer in Lincoln and eastern Nebraska? 

It has been the driest ever for the time period July 1-August 19, 2012,
with data extending back to 1887 (126 years).

It has been the 2nd driest on record for the time period June 21-August 19, 2012

Lowest Total Precipitation inches
Days: July 1 through August 19, 2012
Length of period: 50 days
Years: 1887-2012

Rank  Value  Ending Date
  1    0.45    8/19/2012
  2    0.52    8/19/1983
  3    0.56    8/19/1936
  4    0.83    8/19/1941
  5    0.93    8/19/1955
  6    1.31    8/19/1887
  7    1.56    8/19/1894
  8    1.57    8/19/1934
  9    1.78    8/19/1984
10    1.90    8/19/1942

Lowest Total Precipitation inches
Days: June 21 through August 19, 2012
Length of period: 60 days
Years: 1850-2012

Rank  Value  Ending Date
  1    0.71    8/19/1936
  2    1.14    8/19/2012
  3    1.50    8/19/1941
  4    1.51    8/19/1887
  5    1.99    8/19/1984
  6    2.26    8/19/1934
  7    2.41    8/19/2001
  8    2.47    8/19/1942
  9    2.82    8/19/1913
10    3.09    8/19/2003

Current Climate Summary Map
Current Climate Summary Map

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