Soil Temperature Update

Soil temperatures are taken at 4 inches below the soil surface under bare soil. The locations listed in this table are more specific than the table used prior to March 1, 2017. We have included the former location names (AKA=also known as) for your convenience in locating previous sites.

This report is provided daily by the Nebraska State Climate Office. Visit the NSCO and Nebraska Mesonet websites for more detailed local and state climate data.

One-day average soil temperatures
Seven-day average soil temperatures

Left: One-day average soil temperatures. Right: Seven-day average soil temperatures. 

Bare Soil Temperature at 4 inches
Sun, 2021-10-24
Place 7-day Avg 7-day High 7-day Low Midnight Diff between
Bare & Grass
Ainsworth 2NE
(AKA Ainsworth)
52.7°F 63.8°F 42.9°F 50.3°F -
Alda 5NW 56.4°F 65.4°F 48.5°F 50.9°F -
Alliance 6NW
(AKA Alliance North)
48.7°F 61.3°F 39.2°F 45.6°F 1.0°F
Arthur 8S 51.9°F 65.3°F 40.9°F 46.3°F 0.1°F
Axtell 5NE
(AKA Minden)
55.2°F 66.7°F 46.3°F 49.9°F -
Big Springs 6SE 53.6°F 60.4°F 47.2°F 51.8°F 0.4°F
Big Springs 8NE
(AKA Brule North Table)
51.4°F 60.2°F 43.4°F 48.2°F -
Broadwater 7N 49.9°F 63.7°F 39.7°F 45.6°F -1.0°F
Brule 6SW
(AKA Brule Platte Valley)
53.2°F 63.0°F 44.2°F 49.7°F -
Bushnell 12SE 50.9°F 63.2°F 42.9°F 47.9°F -0.6°F
Central City 3W
(AKA Central City Airport)
55.7°F 66.6°F 47.4°F 48.3°F 1.0°F
Concord 2E
(AKA Concord)
52.1°F 64.3°F 42.5°F 46.3°F -
Cook 4SW 58.8°F 68.9°F 49.9°F 51.4°F 0.5°F
Decatur 7S 53.8°F 64.3°F 45.4°F 47.8°F -0.6°F
Dickens 1NE 52.9°F 65.3°F 43.4°F 47.6°F 0.1°F
Dunning 6NW
(AKA Halsey)
52.9°F 62.1°F 43.2°F 51.7°F -0.4°F
Eagle 3NW
(AKA Rogers Farm Tower)
57.2°F 69.3°F 46.6°F 49.1°F -
Elgin 6W
(AKA Elgin)
51.5°F 68.3°F 40.2°F 44.8°F -
Emmet 2E
(AKA O'Neill)
52.1°F 66.5°F 43.3°F 46.8°F -
Enders 10SW 55.9°F 69.7°F 44.8°F 51.4°F 0.3°F
Firth 3N
(AKA Firth)
58.1°F 69.8°F 48.8°F 49.9°F -
Fordyce 4N
(AKA Chalkrock)
48.8°F 64.5°F 37.8°F 42.2°F -
Gordon 4SE
(AKA Gordon)
47.5°F 57.7°F 39.2°F 44.6°F -
Gothenburg 2NW
(AKA Gothenburg)
54.1°F 63.1°F 46.4°F 52.0°F -
Grant 1E 52.6°F 62.1°F 43.9°F 48.9°F -0.2°F
Guide Rock 3E
(AKA Red Cloud)
55.9°F 65.0°F 48.2°F 49.3°F -
Harrison 4NW 44.4°F 55.2°F 38.2°F 43.5°F -1.6°F
Harvard 4SW
(AKA Clay Center)
55.2°F 64.3°F 47.5°F 48.8°F -
Hayes Center 3N 53.9°F 66.4°F 44.2°F 49.4°F 0.9°F
Holdrege 5N
(AKA Holdrege 4N)
55.9°F 63.3°F 48.9°F 53.9°F -
Indianola 8SW 55.4°F 66.0°F 46.6°F 51.1°F 0.9°F
Kearney 3E
(AKA Kearney)
54.0°F 66.6°F 43.8°F 49.1°F -
Keystone 4W 51.7°F 58.2°F 44.7°F 49.4°F 2.1°F
Leigh 1W 53.9°F 65.0°F 45.1°F 46.8°F 1.4°F
Lexington 4S
(AKA Lexington 3S)
54.6°F 64.8°F 45.8°F 51.9°F -1.0°F
Lincoln 1500 N 45th
(AKA Lincoln IANR)
58.1°F 73.0°F 46.4°F 48.4°F -7.5°F
Long Pine 20S
(AKA Barta)
56.8°F 69.2°F 46.0°F 55.2°F -
Memphis 4N 55.2°F 66.2°F 46.5°F 48.4°F -1.8°F
Memphis 5N
(AKA Mead Agronomy Farm)
56.5°F 66.6°F 48.7°F 49.5°F 0.2°F
Merna 2SW
(AKA Merna)
52.7°F 58.8°F 47.4°F 52.4°F -
Mullen 30N
(AKA Merritt)
48.5°F 57.7°F 40.8°F 47.5°F -
Naper 12SW
(AKA Higgins Ranch)
52.1°F 68.5°F 40.5°F 46.3°F -
Nebraska City 3NW
(AKA Nebraska City 2N)
59.3°F 68.6°F 52.0°F 53.4°F -
North Platte 3SW
(AKA North Platte 3SW Beta)
51.2°F 57.5°F 44.4°F 49.7°F -1.2°F
Oakland 4W
(AKA Oakland)
54.1°F 66.9°F 44.3°F 46.6°F -
Ord 2N
(AKA Ord)
49.5°F 62.6°F 40.4°F 46.3°F -
Oshkosh 6N 51.8°F 66.3°F 38.4°F 47.0°F -0.2°F
Overton 6SE 53.7°F 63.8°F 44.1°F 51.7°F -0.4°F
Pierce 2SW 53.8°F 67.2°F 43.3°F 46.9°F 0.1°F
Plattsmouth 2SE 57.3°F 71.3°F 46.6°F 48.6°F 0.1°F
Ragan 5W
(AKA Holdrege)
56.1°F 65.3°F 48.7°F 53.8°F -
Rulo 5SW 60.3°F 70.0°F 50.5°F 53.7°F 1.6°F
Scottsbluff 2NW
(AKA Scottsbluff)
48.0°F 57.5°F 41.1°F 45.2°F -
Scottsbluff 6NW
(AKA Mitchell Farms)
50.7°F 59.2°F 44.2°F 48.8°F -
Shelton 2SW
(AKA Shelton)
55.7°F 67.1°F 46.4°F 49.7°F -
Sidney 2NW
(AKA Sidney)
48.7°F 56.8°F 42.3°F 47.3°F -
Smithfield 2E
(AKA Smithfield)
55.2°F 64.4°F 46.9°F 52.9°F -
Sparks 5NE
(AKA Sparks)
49.5°F 57.5°F 42.2°F 48.4°F -
Walton 5NW
(AKA Havelock)
55.7°F 66.0°F 47.2°F 48.1°F -
Whitman 5NE
(AKA Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory)
48.4°F 53.7°F 42.9°F 47.5°F -0.3°F
Wilber 1W - - - - -0.3°F
Winslow 6E 55.7°F 64.1°F 48.9°F 49.4°F -0.6°F
Wood River 5SE
(AKA Binfield)
57.0°F 68.4°F 48.2°F 50.9°F -
York 2W
(AKA York)
53.4°F 63.5°F 44.8°F 48.1°F -