NORMAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION FOR SELECTED CITIES
Inches
Nebraska - 1961 to 1990 & 1971 to 2000                  
  Omaha Eppley Lincoln Grand North              State Average
Month Airfield UNL Island Platte Scottsbluff Chadron Valentine Norfolk McCook Falls City 1961-1990 1971-2000
January 0.74 0.50 0.46 0.36 0.50 0.38 0.29 0.52 0.44 0.85 0.45 0.51
February 0.77 0.77 0.72 0.43 0.47 0.39 0.43 0.77 0.49 0.88 0.57 0.60
March 2.04 2.10 1.89 1.20 1.09 0.84 1.04 1.86 1.35 2.13 1.55 1.66
April 2.66 2.68 2.50 1.99 1.58 1.71 1.67 2.29 1.98 2.90 2.20 2.38
May 4.52 4.01 3.82 3.43 2.77 2.79 3.16 3.68 3.37 4.24 3.61 3.75
June 3.87 4.21 3.91 3.37 2.64 2.75 2.89 4.46 3.24 4.18 3.63 3.45
July 3.51 3.52 2.83 3.06 2.06 2.10 3.06 3.22 3.27 4.29 3.08 3.27
August 3.24 3.54 2.82 1.74 1.07 1.35 2.28 2.55 2.46 4.47 2.59 2.62
September 3.72 3.35 2.85 1.61 1.10 1.41 1.53 2.45 1.61 4.45 2.27 2.10
October 2.28 2.21 1.35 0.98 0.81 0.86 0.91 1.60 1.13 2.72 1.40 1.56
November 1.49 1.21 1.04 0.66 0.62 0.46 0.60 1.01 0.85 1.88 0.90 1.14
December 1.02 0.86 0.71 0.47 0.56 0.39 0.37 0.74 0.52 1.09 0.62 0.56
Annual 29.86 28.96 24.90 19.30 15.27 15.43 18.23 25.15 20.71 34.08 22.90 23.60
Note:  Normals presented here are based on records for the 30-year period 1961-1990.  The maximum 24-hour precipitation in
Nebraska through 1997 was 13.15 inches on July 8-9, 1950, in York.
Sources: U. S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Climate Normals 1991, and U.S. Climate Normals 1971-2000, 2003.
Last Updated: October 21, 2009
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov