Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Lincoln, NE, Snow in May?

The forecast on April 30. 2013 has snow in the forecast for May 1 and May 2.
The forecast panel below was created as of 7:54pm CDST on April 30, 2013.

How rare would measurable snow in May be for Lincoln, NE?

 Yes, we have had measurable snowfall in May.  Here are the two times that this has happened since 1900:

Latest measurable snowfalls:
May 3, 1907: 2.2 inches
and, May 3-4, 1967: 3.0 inches .

For more information about snowfall in Lincoln checkout these links:

Lincoln's Snowfall Climatology
Lincoln's Snowfall Statistics