Climate Connection - March 2010

Station Average
High Temp
Average
Low Temp
Average
Monthly Temp
+/-
Normal
Highest Temp
Date
Lowest Temp
Date
Pcpn/Snow +/-
Normal
Grand Island 50.9 32.6 41.8 +3.5 78/29th 18/21st 2.53/0.5 +0.49/-6.4
Hastings 4N 49.8 31.4 40.6 +1.5 76/29th 15/21st 2.92/2.0 +0.84/-3.5
Kearney 4NE 50.5 29.7 40.1 +3.1 79/29th 15/21st 1.84/1.0 -0.21/-3.2
Beaver City 55.3 26.7 41.0 +1.2 83/29th 13/21st 2.60/1.0 +0.59/-4.9
Gothenburg 52.5 29.9 41.2 +2.0 81/30th 15/21st 2.43/M +1.02/M
Greeley 48.7 28.5 38.6 +2.7 79/30th 13/21st 1.53/T -0.40/-3.3
Hebron 51.1# 30.3# 40.7# +1.6 76/30th 17/25th 3.56/2.4 +1.24/+1.3
Holdrege 50.8# 28.3# 39.5# +1.9 77/29th 11/21st* 2.29/1.9 +0.21/-4.1
Superior 52.5 30.5 41.5 +0.8 76/29th 16/21st 4.03/2.6 +1.75/-1.8
York 3N 48.6 29.7 39.1 +0.1 76/30th 16/21st 2.73/2.3 +0.34/-3.4
Beloit 53.5 33.1 43.3 +0.1 76/29th 18/21st 2.91/3.3 +0.65/-0.1
Phillipsburg 54.1 28.9 41.5 +0.6 79/29th 16/21st 1.96/T +0.02/-4.9
Plainville 53.6 29.2 41.4 +0.8 77/30th* 17/21st 2.59/2.2 +0.46/-2.6
Smith Center 53.5 30.3 41.9 -0.6 79/30th* 17/21st 3.09/1.0 +1.08/-2.5
     March average temperatures ranged from near normal to above normal at most locations.  Our areas high temperature for the month...83 degrees at Beaver City was indeed warm...but still 10 degrees below their all-time warmest March temperature set in 1943.  The warm temperatures during the month were more favorable for rain events as indicated by the snowfall deficits.  Most of the precipitation fell during the second week with Top Ten record rainfall at 3 locations...it was Superior's 5th wettest March of record...Hebron's 9th...and Smith Center's 10th. 

Note:  # indicates one day or more of missing data.  * indicates the last of several occurrences.

YELLOW indicates above normal temperature.

BLUE indicates below normal temperature.

 

Click here for:  March 2010 National Climate Summary

 



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