May 2024 Lincoln, NE, Climate Data


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Year 2024 (and last year) Lincoln Precipitation in Inches compared to normal

Year 2024 (and last year) Lincoln PRECIPTATION (rain + melted snow) in Inches compared to normal

JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC TOTAL
Normal 0.73 0.89 1.55 2.69 4.91 4.48 3.25 3.32 2.90 2.14 1.30 1.18 29.34
2024 0.95 0.51 1.09 3.42 4.78 . . . . . . . 10.75
2023 1.32 1.29 0.63 0.59 0.51 4.53 5.61 3.76 0.60 1.42 0.56 1.71 22.53

Normal January 1 - April 30 Precipitation total = 5.86 inches
Normal January 1 -May 31 Precipitation total = 10.77 inches


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May Daylight
May 1: Sunrise 6:24am; Sunset 8:23pm (Daylight 13hr 59min)
May 31: Sunrise 5:57am; Sunset 8:51pm (Daylight 14hr 54min)

All data in the following table are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.

NOTE: New 1991-2020 Climate Normals added to the table

If columns are hidden, scroll the table to the right.

May
2024
Max
Min
Mean
Dep
Pcpn
Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD
CDD
Norm
Max
Norm 
Min
Norm
Mean
Snow
Wednesday
May 1
68
46
57
0
T
2.10
93
24
8
0
69
45
57
Thursday
May 2
69
49 59
+1
0.61
1.50
91
26
6
0
70
45
58
Friday
May 3
74
42
58
0
0.28
1.90
91
25
7
0
70
46
58
 
Saturday
May 4
66
43
55
-3
0.57
2.47
91
30
10
0
71
46
58
 
Sunday
May 5
68
39
54
-5
0.00
3.35
97
31
11
0
71
47
59
 
Monday
May 6
69
53
61
+2
0.85
2.96
95
27
4
0
71
47
59
 
Tuesday
May 7
77
46
62
+2
T
3.77
98
29
3
0
72
47
60
 
Wednesday
May 8
77
55
66
+6
0.01
1.96
95
29
0
1
72
48
60
 
Thursday
May 9
73
50
62
+2
0.00
2.56
97
30
3
0
72
48
60
 
Friday
May 10
81
47
64
+3
0.00
1.05
95
30
1
0
73
49
61
 
Saturday
May 11
84
44
64
+3
0.00
2.96
94
29
1
0
73
49
61
 
Sunday
May 12
80
59
70
+8
0.15
1.55
97
31
0
5
73
50
62
 
Monday
May 13
72
49
61
-1
0.09
2.76
96
27
4
0
74
50
62
 
Tuesday
May 14
79
45
62
-1
0.00
2.63
100
32
3
0
74
50
63
 
Wednesday
May 15
79
55
67
+4
0.08
2.35
93
31
0
2
75
51
63
 
Thursday
May 16
81
54
68
+5
0.00
2.01
94
30
0
3
75
51
63
 
Friday
May 17
86
56
71
+7
0.00
2.01
93
33
0
6
75
52
64
 
Saturday
May 18
83
59
71
+7
0.12
2.41
94
34
0
6
76
52
64
 
Sunday
May 19
75
53
64
0
0.24
1.62
95
35
1
0
76
53 64  
Monday
May 20
86
54
70
+5
T
2.64
95
33
0
5
77
53
65
 
Tuesday
May 21
76
55
66
+1
0.11
1.56
95
36
0
1
77
53
65
 
Wednesday
May 22
76
52
64
-2
0.00
2.43
96
34
1
0
77
54
66
 
Thursday
May 23
82
50
66
0
0.00
1.45
94
39
0
1
78
54
66
 
Friday
May 24
77
52
65
-1
0.78
1.43
100
34
0
0
78
55
66
 
Saturday
May 25
82
50
66
-1
T
1.78
98
35
0
1
79
55
67
 
Sunday
May 26
82
61
72
+5
0.02
2.43
100
38
0
7
79
55
67
 
Monday
May 27
82
55
69
+1
0.00
3.32
97
36
0
4
79
56
68
 
Tuesday
May 28
84
49
67
-1
0.00
1.97
98
34
0
2
80
56
68
 
Wednesday
May 29
82
53
68
0
0.00
2.64
102
32
0
3
80
57
68
 
Thursday
May 30
79
64
72
+3
0.43
2.59
104
40
0
7
80
57
69
 
Friday
May 31
77
59
68
=1
0.44
2.05
103
41
0
3
81
57
69
 
May
2024
Max Min Mean Dep Pcpn Rec
Pcpn
Rec
Max
Rec
Min
HDD CDD Avg
Max
Avg
Min
Avg
Mean
 
. TOTAL
 
 
 
 
4.78  
 
 
63
57
 
 
 
.
. AVERAGE
77.6
51.5
64.6
             
 
 
 
 
NORMAL
75.0
51.2
63.1
 
4.91
 
 
143
84
 
 
 
 
. DEPARTURE
+2.6
+0.3
+1.5
 
-0.13
     
--80
-27
 
 

AVERAGE AND TOTAL are MAY 2024.

Temperature is °F
Precipitation measurement is "inches"
Precipitation "T" = trace, precipitation was observed but not enough to be measured

NORMAL (Norm) refers to the 1991-2020 Standard Normals
DEPARTURE is MAY 2024 Average measured against 1991-2020 normals, in °F.
Max = Observed Maximum temperatures in °F.
Min = Observed Minimum temperatures in °F.

Mean = Observed Mean Daily temperature in °F.
Dep = Departure from normal ( - is below normal, + is above normal), in °F.
Pcpn = Observed daily precipitation (midnight to midnight, CST) in inches.
Rec Pcpn = Record daily amount of precipitation in inches.
Rec Max = Record maximum temperature in °F.
Rec Min = Record Minimum temperature in °F.
HDD = heating degree day units (base of 65 degrees) in °F.
CDD = cooling degree day units (base of 65 degrees) in °F.
Norm Max = Daily Normal High Temperature (1991-2020 normals) in °F.
Norm Min = Daily Normal Low Temperature (1991-2020 normals) in °F.
Norm Mean = Daily Normal Mean Temperature (1991-2020 normals) in °F.

From the record books:
Warmest recorded MAY temperature, 104°F, May 30, 1934.
Coldest recorded MAY temperature, 24°F,  May 1, 1994.

Wettest May: 10.90 inches, May 2015
Driest May: 0.49 inches, May 1934

May Snowfalls:
Measurable snowfall has occurred 5 times in May from 1897 - 2024
May 1, 2013: 2.5 inches
May 2, 2013: 0.2 inches
May 3, 1967: 3.0 inches
May 3, 1907: 2.2 inches
May 5, 1944: 0.1 inches

NOTE:  All data on this page are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.