Precipitation Summary for the High Plains Region

The following liquid 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.

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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

7-Day Precipitation
7-Day Departure from Normal Precipitation



Warm Season Liquid Precipitation Total
Wed, 2024-02-21
Place 2024 to Date January February to Date Past 7 Days Wed, 2024-02-21
Alda 5NW 0.98" 0.28" 0.70" 0.00" 0.00"
Alliance 6NW
(AKA Alliance North)
0.93" 0.04" 0.89" 0.12" 0.03"
Arthur 8S 1.62" 0.07" 1.55" 0.28" 0.25"
Axtell 5NE
(AKA Minden)
1.40" 0.21" 1.19" 0.00" 0.00"
Big Springs 6SE 1.41" 0.05" 1.36" 0.16" 0.15"
Big Springs 8NE
(AKA Brule North Table)
1.71" 0.08" 1.63" 0.51" 0.50"
Broadwater 7N 0.99" 0.09" 0.90" 0.37" 0.34"
Bushnell 12SE 1.02" 0.17" 0.85" 0.01" 0.00"
Central City 3W
(AKA Central City Airport)
0.90" 0.29" 0.61" 0.00" 0.00"
Concord 2E
(AKA Concord)
0.39" 0.28" 0.11" 0.03" 0.00"
Cook 4SW 0.85" 0.46" 0.39" 0.02" 0.00"
Decatur 7S 0.14" 0.10" 0.04" 0.01" 0.00"
Dickens 1NE 0.56" 0.00" 0.56" - -
Eagle 3NW
(AKA Rogers Farm Tower)
0.53" 0.53" 0.00" - 0.00"
Ellsworth 16NE 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00"
Emmet 2E
(AKA O'Neill)
0.71" 0.45" 0.26" 0.05" 0.00"
Enders 10SW 0.74" 0.13" 0.61" 0.00" 0.00"
Firth 3N
(AKA Firth)
0.80" 0.33" 0.47" 0.01" 0.00"
Fordyce 4N
(AKA Chalkrock)
0.02" 0.02" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00"
Fordyce 4NW 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00"
Gothenburg 2NW
(AKA Gothenburg)
1.64" 0.12" 1.52" 0.10" 0.10"
Guide Rock 3E
(AKA Red Cloud)
1.17" 0.44" 0.73" 0.00" 0.00"
Harrisburg 1N 1.01" 0.12" 0.89" 0.11" 0.06"
Harvard 4SW
(AKA Clay Center)
1.45" 0.34" 1.11" 0.00" 0.00"
Hayes Center 3N 1.26" 0.17" 1.09" 0.02" 0.02"
Holdrege 5N
(AKA Holdrege 4N)
1.23" 0.09" 1.14" 0.00" 0.00"
Indianola 8SW 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00"
Kearney 3E
(AKA Kearney)
0.74" 0.10" 0.64" 0.00" 0.00"
Keystone 4W 1.58" 0.07" 1.51" 0.49" 0.47"
Leigh 1W 0.36" 0.14" 0.22" 0.01" 0.00"
Lexington 4S
(AKA Lexington 3S)
1.43" 0.10" 1.33" 0.00" 0.00"
Lincoln 1500 N 45th
(AKA Lincoln IANR)
1.05" 0.58" 0.47" 0.00" 0.00"
Long Pine 20S
(AKA Barta)
0.75" 0.25" 0.50" 0.06" 0.00"
Lynch 2W 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00"
Memphis 4N 0.45" 0.41" 0.04" 0.01" 0.00"
Memphis 5N
(AKA Mead Agronomy Farm)
0.39" 0.38" 0.01" 0.01" 0.00"
Merna 2SW
(AKA Merna)
1.11" 0.19" 0.92" 0.09" 0.07"
Merriman 21S 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00"
Naper 12SW
(AKA Higgins Ranch)
0.50" 0.11" 0.39" 0.05" 0.00"
Naper 2W 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00"
Nebraska City 3W 0.44" 0.42" 0.02" 0.02" 0.00"
North Platte 3SW
(AKA North Platte 3SW Beta)
1.22" 0.10" 1.12" 0.52" 0.50"
Oakland 4W
(AKA Oakland)
0.12" 0.10" 0.02" 0.02" 0.00"
Orchard 10N 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00" 0.00"
Ord 2N
(AKA Ord)
0.77" 0.13" 0.64" 0.02" 0.00"
Oshkosh 6N 1.16" 0.07" 1.09" 0.43" 0.40"
Overton 6SE 1.50" 0.14" 1.36" 0.00" 0.00"
Pierce 2SW 0.63" 0.36" 0.27" 0.05" 0.00"
Plattsmouth 2SE 0.35" 0.32" 0.03" 0.03" 0.00"
Rulo 5SW 0.92" 0.89" 0.03" 0.02" 0.00"
Scottsbluff 2NW
(AKA Scottsbluff)
0.99" 0.12" 0.87" 0.25" 0.01"
Scottsbluff 6NW
(AKA Mitchell Farms)
0.68" 0.11" 0.57" 0.14" 0.00"
Shelton 2SW
(AKA Shelton)
0.85" 0.25" 0.60" 0.00" 0.00"
Sidney 2NW
(AKA Sidney)
0.89" 0.07" 0.82" 0.10" 0.05"
Smithfield 2E
(AKA Smithfield)
1.39" 0.14" 1.25" 0.01" 0.00"
Valparaiso 6NW 0.72" 0.22" 0.50" 0.01" 0.00"
Walton 5NW
(AKA Havelock)
0.91" 0.55" 0.36" 0.00" 0.00"
Whitman 5NE
(AKA Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory)
1.28" 0.05" 1.23" 0.08" 0.06"
Wilber 1W 1.08" 0.51" 0.57" 0.01" 0.00"
Winslow 6E 0.25" 0.19" 0.06" 0.04" 0.00"
Wood River 5SE
(AKA Binfield)
1.05" 0.35" 0.70" 0.00" 0.00"
York 2W
(AKA York)
1.25" 0.54" 0.71" 0.00" 0.00"