In Like a Lion Out Like a Lamb???

You’ve probably heard the weather cliché...March...In like a lion out like a lamb (or in like a lamb out like a lion). Weatherwise March is a transitional month. Where the long lasting cold spells are behind us; however storms can still bring heavy snow or severe weather.

Weather lore have been passed on from generation to generation supported by human observation, however it’s accuracy can vary greatly each year and by locality.

What have past years been like?? The following is a compilation of data for the last eighteen years for conditions on March 1st and March 31st.

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Omaha - Normal High/Low March 1 - 44/23- March 31 - 58/34

March 1 High Low Snow Rain March 31 High Low Snow Rain
2014 20 1 1.1 0.04 2014 75 28 0.0 T
2013 29 24 0.2 T 2013 58 31 0.4 0.09
2012 52 24 0.0 0.00 2012 91 56 0.0 0.00
2011 58  20  0.0 0.00 2011 46 37  0.0 0.04
2010 35 18 0.0 0.00 2010 80 51 0.0 0.00
2009 14  1  0.0 0.00 2009 47 32 T  T 
2008 62 30 0.0 0.00 2008 43 34 0.0 1.28
2007 34 25 7.1 0.65 2007 69 42 0.0 1.35
2006 75 36 0.0 0.0 2006 54 40 0.0 0.00
2005 39 13 0.0 0.0 2005 59 36 0.0 0.00
2004 46 34 0.0 0.22 2004 52 27 0.0 0.00
2003 38 27 0.1 T 2003 81 36 0.0 0.00
2002 29 12 3.4 0.10 2002 53 33 0.0 T
2001 33 16 T T 2001 52 31 T 0.32
2000 50 30 0.0 0.0 2000 60 35 0.0 0.09
1999 65 28 0.0 0.0 1999 66 53 0.0 0.00
1998 30 24 0.0 0.03 1998 45 34 0.0 0.39
1997 45 23 0.0 0.01 1997 73 31 0.0 0.00

Lincoln - Normal High/Low March 1 - 45/23- March 31 - 59/33

March 1 High Low Snow Rain March 31 High Low Snow Rain
2014 19 1 0.6 0.03 2014 72 30 0.0 0.00
2013 33 17 T T 2013 60 33 0.1 0.06
2012 52 18 0.0 0.00 2012 91 51 0.0 0.00
2011 59 19  0.0 0.00 2011 45 34 0.0 0.00
2010 36 22  0.0 0.00 2010 78 48 0.0 0.00
2009 16 -1  0.0 0.00 2009 43 30 0.0 0.00
2008 69 32 0.0 0.00 2008 42 35 0.0 0.82
2007 34 28 6.6 0.60 2007 58 44 0.0 0.61
2006 76 35 0.0 0.00 2006 59 38 0.0 0.00
2005 43 13 0.0 0.00 2005 61 29 0.0 0.00
2004 47 34 T 0.11 2004 54 23 0.0 0.00
2003 40 26 T T 2003 81 34 0.0 0.00
2002 31 11 5.7 0.19 2002 51 33 0.0 0.01
2001 34 23 0.1 0.01 2001 51 29 0.0 0.22
2000 53 24 0.0 0.00 2000 58 34 0.0 0.04
1999 69 25 0.0 0.00 1999 73 54 0.0 0.00
1998 32 23 0.2 0.02 1998 44 34 0.0 0.03
1997 43 25 0.0 0.00 1997 73 29 0.0 0.00

Norfolk - Normal High/Low March 1 - 42/21- March 31 - 56/31

March 1 High Low Snow Rain March 31 High Low Snow Rain
2014 12 -3 3.2 0.15 2014 63 24 T T
2013 31 15 T T 2013 56 25 0.6 0.04
2012 44 20 T 0.00 2012 88 42 0.0 0.00
2011 55 11  T T 2011 51 36  0.0 0.05
2010 35  17 0.0 0.00 2010 72 48 0.0 0.00
2009 11  -11  0.0 0.00 2009 38  28 0.6 0.06
2008 61 37 0.0 0.00 2008 36 31 T 0.51
2007 32 23 T T 2007 47 37 0.0 1.23
2006 69 38 0.0 0.00 2006 57 40 0.0 0.00
2005 44 12 0.0 0.00 2005 58 33 0.0 0.00
2004 44 32 T 0.49 2004 57 24 0.0 0.00
2003 47 17 0.0 0.00 2003 81 33 0.0 0.00
2002 22 7 5.5 0.39 2002 52 34 0.0 0.01
2001 34 19 0.0 0.00 2001 48 24 0.0 0.00
2000 52 26 0.0 0.00 2000 57 38 0.0 0.00
1999 66 28 0.0 0.00 1999 74 2 0.0 0.00
1998 26 20 0.6 0.04 1998 39 32 1.0 0.27
1997 38 23 0.0 0.02 1997 74 33 0.0 0.00

National Weather Service - Omaha/Valley

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