Tuesday, April 2, 2013

March 2013 Lincoln, NE, Climate Summary

March 2013 Lincoln, NE, Climate Summary
Data Archive 1887 through 2012, 126 years of data

March 2013 Highest Temperature 71F (March 29)
Record Highest temperature 91 F (March 25, 1907 and March 31, 2012)

March 2013 Lowest Temperature 8F (March 13)
Record Lowest temperature -19 F (March 4, 1978)

Average High 46.3 F (6.0 degrees F BELOW Normal)
Average Low 23.4 F (4.5 degrees F BELOW Normal)
Mean Temperature (average of the highs and lows) = 34.8 F (5.3 degrees F BELOW Normal)

March 2013 was the coldest March since 2002.
March 2013 (34.8 F) was 20.2 degrees COLDER than last year, March 2012 (55.0 F)
March 2013 was the first colder than normal month since October 2012.

Total precipitation = 2.12 inches (0.19 inches ABOVE Normal)
Total Snowfall = 7.4 inches (2.5 inches ABOVE Normal)

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. 

The following graph is for March 1-31, 2012 and shows the large contrast between march 2013 and March 2012. The same scale for temperature 5F to 95 F is used on both charts so that they can be directly compared to each other.


 

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