Steve Hu - Nebraska Extension Agricultural Climatologist

Summer precipitation patterns

Nebraska Entering a Dry Phase for Next 6-7 Years December 5, 2017

A closer look at wet and dry periods for the last 120 years in Nebraska indicates the state is entering a dry phase expected to continue for the next six to seven years. While there may be wetter "exception" years during this period, the general trend is for drier than normal precipitation during this period.

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