Martha Shulski - Nebraska State Climatologist

Martha Shulski

faculty
Work Hardin Hall (HARH) 153B
Lincoln NE 68583-0931
US
Work 402-472-6711 On campus, dial 2-6711

Faculty Bio

Nebraska map showing trends in average annual temperature, by Nebraska district

Nebraska’s Changing Climate ― Highlights from the 4th National Climate Assessment December 6, 2018

A study of Nebraska's climate data indicates changes in temperature and precipitation patterns that will directly affect many areas of Nebraska agricultural production by mid-century. Among these changes are wetter springs, more high-heat days in summer, and a longer growing season.

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Nebraska map showing median dates for 30 F freeze in spring
Figure 1. Median date of last 30°F temperature in spring. (Source: Nebraska State Climate Office)

Nebraska Springs Trending to Warmer and Wetter Conditions April 14, 2017

Nebraska climatologists discuss changing conditions in the state, identifying a trend toward slightly warmer and wetter springs. Three maps show median and early and last freeze dates across the state.

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