Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Lincoln, NE, April 2013 Climate Summary

April 2013 was the 9th coldest April on record for Lincoln, NE  with 127 years of data (1887-2013).

Lincoln Top Ten Coldest Aprils
Rank  Value(F) Year
  1    43.5    1907
  2    44.0    1920
  3    44.6    1944
  4    45.1    1997
  5    45.3    1983
  6    45.5    1904
  7    45.9    1950
  8    46.0    1951
  9    46.1    2013
 10    46.4    1909

 Here are the summary statistics for April 2013 with a graph below the statistics.

April 2013 Temperature Statistics
Average High Temperature 58.8 F (5.5 degrees BELOW Normal)
Average Low Temperature 33.4 F (5.4 degrees BELOW Normal)
Mean Temperature 46.1 F (5.5 degrees BELOW Normal)
Note: Mean temperature = the average of all the highs and lows
Number of days ABOVE Normal = 9
Number of Days BELOW Normal = 19
Number of Days exactly Normal = 2
Highest temperature 84 F on April 29
Lowest temperature 18 F on April 2

April 2013 Precipitation Statistics
Total all precipitation 4.02 inches (1.31 inches ABOVE Normal)
Note:  All precipitation = rain plus melted snow water equivalent
Total Snowfall 0.6 inches (0.8 inches BELOW Normal)
Heaviest precipitation 1.19 inches on April 22

The following graph shows the Lincoln, NE, April Daily high and low temperatures compared to 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.All data in this graph are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.

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