WEATHER EXTREMES

OMAHA

Temperatures      
Hottest Year 56.0°F 1931  
Coldest Year 46.9°F 1875  
Hottest Day 114°F 07/25/1936  
Coldest Day -32°F 01/05/1884  
Warmest Minimum Temperature 86°F 08/05/1934 & 08/03/1930  
Coldest Maximum Temperature -14°F 02/08/1899  
Most Consecutive Days MaxT <=32°F 46  01/07/1978-02/21/1978  
Most Consecutive Days MinT <=0°F 29  01/22/1936-02/19/1936  
       
Latest High of 100°F in a season   September 28, 1953  
Earliest High of 100°F in a season   May 29, 1934  
Earliest Low of 0°F or Colder in a Season   November 7, 1991  
Latest Low of 0°F or Colder in a Season Two seasons no 0°F 1930-31 and 1982-83  
Most Consecutive Hours 0°F or Less 203  3am 12/17/83-1pm 12/25/83  
       
Earliest First Fall Freeze   September 18, 1901 Average First Fall Freeze October 17
Latest First Fall Freeze   November 13, 1915  
 Earliest Last Spring Freeze    March 21, 1925 Average Last Spring Freeze April 18
 Latest Last Spring Freeze    May 13, 1997  
       
Precipitation      
       
Wettest Year 48.92 " 1883  
Driest Year 14.90 " 1934  
       
Snowiest Season (October-April) 67.5 " 1911-1912  
Least Snowiest (October-April) 8.0 " 1953-1954  
       
Wettest Month 14.7" May 1996  
Driest Month Trace Numerous  
       
Wettest Day 6.46" 08/07/99  
Most Snow in a Calendar Day 18.3" February 11, 1965  
Most Snow in Storm 18.9" March 14-15, 1923  
Most Consecutive Days w/ a Snow Depth  of 1" or more 75 Jan. 14-March 28, 1960  
       
Earliest First Measurable Snow (Fall)   0.3" September 29, 1985  
Latest First Measurable Snow (Fall)   2.6" December 31, 2006  
Latest Last Measurable Snow (Spring)   2" May 9, 1945  
       
Miscellaneous      
Highest Barometric Pressure 31.07" January 25, 1905  
Lowest Barometric Pressure 28.76" March 26, 1950  
LINCOLN Lincoln skyline
Temperatures      
       
Hottest Year 55.7°F 1931  
Coldest Year 47.8°F 1978  
Hottest Day 115°F 7/25/1936  
Coldest Day -33°F 1/12/1974  
       
Latest High of 100°F in a season   September 28, 1953   
Earliest High of 100°F in a season   May 24, 1967  
Most Consecutive Days MaxT <=32°F 46  01/07/1978-02/21/1978  
       
Earliest First Fall Freeze   September 11, 1940 Average First Fall Freeze October 12
Latest First Fall Freeze   November 7, 1956  
Earliest Last  Spring Freeze    March 27, 1925 Average Last Spring Freeze April 22
Latest Last Spring Freeze    May 29, 1947  
       
Precipitation      
       
Wettest Year 42.17 " 1951  
Driest Year 14.81 " 1890  
Wettest Day 5.45  " 8/29/1910  
       
 Earliest First Measurable    Sept. 29th, 1985  
Snowiest Season (October-April) 59.0 " 1942-1943  
Least Snowiest (October-April) 9.0 " 1965-1966  
       
NORFOLK

Temperatures      
Hottest Year 52.7°F 1931  
Coldest Year 45.5°F 1950 & 1951  
Hottest Day 116°F 7/17/1936  
Coldest Day -39°F 1/12/1912  
       
Latest High of 100°F in a season   September 10, 1938   
Earliest High of 100°F in a season   May 6, 1934  
       
Earliest First Fall Freeze   September 9, 1940 Average First Fall Freeze October 3
Latest First Fall Freeze   October 28, 1973  
Earliest Last  Spring Freeze    April 6, 1977 Average Last Spring Freeze May 2
Latest Last Spring Freeze    May 29, 1947  
       
Precipitation      
       
Wettest Year 37.68 "  1905  
Driest Year 15.81 " 1955  
Wettest Day 7.78 " 6/4/1940  
Most Consecutive Days MaxT <=32°F 47  12/29/1977-02/13/1978  
 Earliest First Measurable    Sept. 28, 1985  
Snowiest Season (October-April) 86.1 " 1983-1984  
Least Snowiest (October-April) 9.0 " 1967-1968  
       
Severe Weather Eastern Nebraska and Southwest Iowa  
Most Tornadoes 36 (2nd Place -35-1999 ) 1992  2001 had 33, 1975 had 31 and 2004 had 30
No Tornadoes 1951 and 2005    
Largest Hail (data from NCDC since 1950) 5"- Cass Co.  6/27/1967 In Nebraska - 7" at Aurora 6/22/2003
Thunderstorm Winds (data from NCDC since 1950) 100kts-Madison Co. 6/13/1967  

Note:  Climate data based on available records

National Weather Service - Omaha/Valley

Records can be found on this page

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