Eighth-Coolest 4th Of July On Record At Grand Island


Eighth-Coolest 4th Of July On Record: Grand Island, NE

  • The high temperature Saturday at Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island only reached 76 degrees. This tied for the eighth-coolest Independence Day on record, based on 114 years of records dating to 1896.

  • Saturday was the coolest 4th of July in 12 years, since a 75 degree reading in 1997.

  • The coolest 4th of July on record at Grand Island was 70 degrees in 1915. The hottest 4th of July on record was 109 degrees in 1936.

  • The average high for the holiday based on data from 1971-2000 is 87 degrees.

Grand Island, Nebraska Averages & All-Time Records for July 4
   Max Temperature  Min Temperature   Precipitation   Snowfall 
Averages (1971-2000)
87.0 64.5 0.16 0.0
Averages (1999-2008) 88.0 64.5 0.08 0.0
Records (since 1895)
109 in 1936
48 in 1997
2.56" in 1902



This page was composed by the staff at the National Weather Service in Hastings, Nebraska.


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