Friday, November 1, 2013

October 2013, Lincoln, NE Climate Summary

Headline:  October 2013 was cooler than normal and wetter than normal for Lincoln, NE.

The highest temperature observed in Lincoln, NE in October 2013 was 86F on October 2 and October 4.  


The October 2013 precipitation total in Lincoln, NE was 2.83 inches or 0.86 inches above normal.  October 2013 was the first month with above normal precipitation since May, 2013. The total January 1 through October 31, 2013 precipitation in Lincoln was 25.27 inches or 1.28 inches below the normal of 26.55 inches. See the table below the graph for the Year 2013 precipitation totals).

The following graph shows the Lincoln, NE, October 2013 daily high and low temperatures compared to normal daily highs and lows.  NOTE:  The October 2013 statistics are located below the graph.

The Red Line shows the normal high temperatures;the Blue Line shows the normal low temperatures.
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.




Here are the Lincoln, NE, summary statistics for October 2013.
TEMPERATURE:
October 2013 Temperature Statistics:
Average High Temperature 64.8 F (1.5 degrees BELOW Normal)
Average Low Temperature 38.6 F (2.0 degrees BELOW Normal)
Mean Temperature 51.7 F (1.5 degrees BELOW Normal)
Note: Mean temperature = the average of all the highs and lows
Number of days ABOVE Normal = 8
Number of Days BELOW Normal = 21
Number of Days exactly Normal = 2
Highest temperature 86 F on October 2 and October 4 

Lowest temperature 24 F on October 25
PRECIPITATION:
October 2013 Precipitation Statistics:
Total precipitation 2.83 inches (0.86 inches ABOVE Normal)
Heaviest precipitation 2.06 inches on October 3
Normal January 1 - October 31 precipitation =  26.55 inches
Total precipitation January 1 - October 31 = 25.27 inches
January 1 - October 31 precipitation deficit =  1.28 inches 


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