Dryness Continues into April, Temperatures Slightly Above Normal
May 17, 2023
April's total precipitation was well below normal in Nebraska, resulting in worsening drought conditions and the fifth driest April for the state since 1895.
March 2023 Brings Colder and Drier Conditions to the State
April 13, 2023
March precipitation did little to stymie ongoing drought in Nebraska, with large swaths of the northeast, southwest and Panhandle remaining in extreme and exceptional drought conditions.
February 2023 Brings Wet and Warm Conditions East, Cold and Drier Conditions West
March 15, 2023
Several areas of Nebraska had a one- to two-category improvement in drought conditions throughout the winter season, which has been the fifth wettest winter on record for the state.
December's Stormy Weather Continues Into January
February 16, 2023
January ranked as the third-wettest on record for Nebraska, with six storm systems resulting in above-normal precipitation for the entire state.
December 2022 was Stormy and Colder than Normal
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.
Fall Precipitation Recap — Winter/Spring Weather Thoughts
December 14, 2022
State Climatologist Al Dutcher weighs in on what it will take to get adequate soil moisture recharge this winter and predictions for next spring's weather patterns.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Nov. 15, 2022
November 16, 2022
The current outlook for November includes rainfall for eastern Nebraska and snow for the west on Thanksgiving, followed by a potentially statewide snow event beginning on Black Friday.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Nov. 8, 2022
November 9, 2022
Temperatures will dip into the 20s and 30s this weekend, and a statewide precipitation event is forecast to follow on Nov. 15, most likely in the form of snow.