Nebraska State Climate Office
June 14, 2023
May's precipitation led to atypical extremes for both sides of the state, with the western region breaking records for rainfall and eastern areas setting new records for dryness.
February 1, 2023
In addition to below-normal temperatures closing out 2022 in Nebraska, last year also ranks as the fourth-driest on record for the state.
October 25, 2022
September was one of the driest on record for Nebraska, with above-normal temperatures and numerous records set for daily highs in the triple-digits.
September 15, 2022
Nebraska experienced the second-driest August on record (0.94 inches), just two years after the driest August on record in 2020 and a mere three years since the wettest on record (5.14 inches in 2019).
August 18, 2022
Sustained heat in the high 90s and 100s combined with below-normal precipitation throughout July led to increased drought stress across Nebraska, with severe implications for pasture and sorghum conditions heading into August.
July 15, 2022
Despite numerous severe weather events, June 2022 was Nebraska's seventh driest on record, with 76% of the state in drought.
Due to budgetary constraints, seven weather stations have been closed in 2022, with another nine slated for closure in the coming months. The remaining stations will continue to serve stakeholders in the agricultural industry, observing temperatures, humidity, precipitation, wind and soil conditions, and more.
July 7, 2022
Seven weather stations have been closed so far in 2022, with another nine slated for closure in the coming months.
May 12, 2022
Though summer climate trends haven't changed, the latest CPC outlook reports a higher probability of wetter than normal conditions across Nebraska during May.