Precipitation Summary for the High Plains Region

The following precipitation maps and data include information from weather stations throughout Nebraska, as provided by the Nebraska Mesonet and Nebraska State Climate Office, and throughout the seven-state High Plains Region, including Nebraska, Kansas, South Dakota, North Dakota, most of Iowa, and parts of Wyoming and Colorado, as provided by the High Plains Regional Climate Center. Visit these source websites for additional and historical weather data.

Jump below to precipitation data for individual Nebraska sites. The locations listed in this table are more specific than the table used prior to April 20, 2017. We have included the former location names (AKA=also known as) for your convenience in locating previous sites.

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High Plains Region

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Warm Season Liquid Precipitation Total
Mon, 2017-05-22
Place 2017 to Date April May to Date Past 7 Days Mon, 2017-05-22
Ainsworth 2NE
(AKA Ainsworth)
7.92" 2.97" 4.36" 3.81" 0.01"
Alda 3W
(AKA Grand Island)
9.80" 2.36" 5.98" 4.56" 0.05"
Alliance 6NW
(AKA Alliance North)
6.20" 1.15" 2.75" 1.87" 0.11"
Angora 13N
(AKA Alliance West)
7.03" 1.33" 3.16" 2.59" 0.04"
Arthur 8S 4.60" 1.91" 2.69" 2.23" 0.01"
Axtell 5NE
(AKA Minden)
10.88" 3.27" 5.32" 3.60" 0.12"
Big Springs 8NE
(AKA Brule North Table)
6.80" 1.89" 2.85" 2.31" 0.00"
Brule 6SW
(AKA Brule Platte Valley)
6.33" 2.26" 2.45" 1.78" 0.00"
Brunswick 3NE
(AKA Brunswick)
8.24" 2.43" 3.61" 2.91" 0.01"
Central City 3W
(AKA Central City Airport)
8.36" 3.06" 4.21" 3.47" 0.00"
Chambers 4S 10.14" 2.95" 4.95" 3.51" 0.00"
Champion 5SE
(AKA Champion)
7.26" 2.06" 2.91" 0.90" 0.00"
Concord 2E
(AKA Concord)
9.09" 3.88" 3.58" 2.92" 0.00"
Cozad 8N
(AKA Cozad)
8.94" 2.39" 3.69" 2.80" 0.06"
Curtis 1N
(AKA Curtis Agriculture Station)
7.04" 2.28" 2.19" 1.48" 0.07"
Dickens 9N
(AKA Dickens)
7.30" 2.68" 3.03" 2.36" 0.08"
Duncan 2W
(AKA Monroe)
11.47" 4.59" 5.42" 4.61" 0.00"
Dunning 6NW
(AKA Halsey)
5.48" 1.57" 2.82" 2.47" 0.00"
Eagle 3NW
(AKA Rogers Farm Tower)
8.96" 1.28" 5.02" 3.96" 0.10"
Elgin 6W
(AKA Elgin)
8.38" 3.13" 3.48" 2.35" 0.00"
Emmet 3E
(AKA O'Neill)
7.95" 2.23" 4.72" 3.21" 0.00"
Firth 3N
(AKA Firth)
11.70" 2.85" 5.41" - -
Fordyce 4N
(AKA Chalkrock)
8.83" 4.54" 2.66" 2.09" 0.11"
Goehner 2S 8.70" 2.67" 4.13" 3.71" 0.01"
Gordon 4SE
(AKA Gordon)
7.66" 1.62" 4.22" 2.59" 0.02"
Gothenburg 2NW
(AKA Gothenburg)
7.90" 2.33" 2.76" 1.97" 0.08"
Grant 1E 6.98" 2.19" 3.18" 2.28" 0.02"
Guide Rock 3E
(AKA Red Cloud)
8.04" 2.68" 3.70" 3.38" 0.15"
Harrison 4NW 7.55" 2.25" 3.02" 2.35" 0.04"
Harvard 4SW
(AKA Clay Center)
8.52" 1.78" 5.84" 5.16" 0.19"
Hayes Center 3N 6.62" 1.65" 3.44" 1.90" 0.00"
Holdrege 5N
(AKA Holdrege 4N)
9.12" 3.07" 3.84" 2.85" 0.12"
Ithaca 3E
(AKA Mead)
10.69" 2.93" 5.44" 4.48" 0.13"
Julian 4E
(AKA Nebraska City)
7.43" 2.88" 2.17" 1.76" 0.00"
Kearney 3E
(AKA Kearney)
6.89" 2.47" 4.39" 2.89" 0.11"
Kearney 5E
(AKA Fox)
9.15" 2.72" 5.13" 3.71" 0.18"
Keystone 3W
(AKA Cedar Point)
7.29" 2.61" 3.08" 2.53" 0.00"
Lexington 4S
(AKA Lexington 3S)
8.70" 2.80" 4.30" 2.76" 0.10"
Lincoln 1500 N 45th
(AKA Lincoln IANR)
11.30" 2.82" 6.20" 5.07" 0.07"
Lincoln 1700 N 10th
(AKA Lincoln 10th and Military Road)
11.50" 3.10" 6.26" 5.41" 0.12"
Lincoln 5700 S 27th
(AKA Lincoln 27th and Old Cheney Road)
11.34" 2.57" 5.80" 4.53" 0.09"
Long Pine 20S
(AKA Barta)
7.21" 1.76" 4.86" 4.34" 0.11"
McCook 4NE
(AKA McCook)
6.37" 2.15" 2.64" 1.60" 0.00"
Memphis 5N
(AKA Mead Agronomy Farm)
12.80" 3.13" 6.47" 5.37" 0.94"
Merna 2SW
(AKA Merna)
7.27" 2.45" 2.58" 1.87" 0.01"
Mullen 30N
(AKA Merritt)
4.16" 0.63" 3.39" 2.92" 0.04"
Naper 12SW
(AKA Higgins Ranch)
4.80" 1.92" 2.41" - 0.02"
Nebraska City 3NW
(AKA Nebraska City 2N)
12.68" 4.03" 4.27" 3.81" 0.02"
Nemaha 4SE
(AKA Indian Cave State Park)
11.55" 4.74" 2.49" 2.36" 0.07"
Newport 3W
(AKA Newport)
7.89" 2.82" 4.32" 3.42" 0.06"
North Platte 3SW
(AKA North Platte)
7.24" 2.05" 2.64" 2.25" 0.06"
Oakland 4W
(AKA Oakland)
10.59" 3.51" 4.63" 4.00" 0.00"
Ord 2N
(AKA Ord)
8.75" 3.48" 3.47" 2.24" 0.00"
Plymouth 4E
(AKA Beatrice)
10.13" 2.69" 3.71" - -
Ragan 5W
(AKA Holdrege)
10.55" 3.40" 5.01" 3.24" 0.06"
Scottsbluff 2NW
(AKA Scottsbluff)
6.88" 1.64" 2.99" 2.40" 0.00"
Scottsbluff 6NW
(AKA Mitchell Farms)
5.25" 1.21" 1.92" 1.62" 0.00"
Shelton 2SW
(AKA Shelton)
10.00" 2.82" 5.32" 3.80" 0.12"
Sidney 2NW
(AKA Sidney)
5.25" 1.95" 1.97" 1.19" 0.00"
Smithfield 2E
(AKA Smithfield)
9.73" 2.94" 4.46" 2.92" 0.09"
Sparks 5NE
(AKA Sparks)
7.97" 1.86" 5.40" 4.02" 0.07"
Walton 5NW
(AKA Havelock)
10.96" 2.94" 5.17" 4.80" 0.17"
Wausa 2SW
(AKA Wausa 3SW)
9.77" 4.01" 3.09" 2.15" 0.07"
West Point 2W
(AKA West Point)
10.42" 4.66" 3.66" 2.82" 0.00"
Whitman 5NE
(AKA Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory)
5.44" 1.58" 2.43" - 0.02"
Wood River 5SE
(AKA Binfield)
9.18" 2.65" 5.52" 4.08" 0.11"
York 2W
(AKA York)
8.99" 2.99" 4.02" 3.48" 0.00"