Thursday, September 6, 2012

Lincoln, NE, Summer 2012 Heat Update

Lincoln, NE hit 90F on Wednesday, September 5, 2012.  This is the 69th day this year for the temperature to reach 90F or higher.  This ranks Summer 2012 as the 4th most number of days with temperatures of 90F or higher for Lincoln.  Here is a listing of the top ten years:

Top Ten Number of days with Temperatures
90F or Higher for Lincoln, NE (126 years of data)
1936   82 days
1934   79 days
1913   71 days
2012   69 days
1983   68 days
1937   66 days
1980   65 days
2002   65 days
1939   64 days
1988   64 days

The attached map shows the high temperatures from Texas into Southern Canada for Wednesday, September 5, 2012.  Note the cooler temperatures to the northwest of Nebraska.  These cooler temperatures are poised to head into our area Friday and Saturday of this week.

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