Weather Information & Resources
- Soil Temperature Summary for Nebraska (Source: Nebraska Mesonet)
(illustrated graphically and numerically by district)
- Accumulated GDD and Crop Water Use (ET) Rates
- Nebraska Ag Water Management Network. Access rain and ET information posted by the ag community and crop growth stage information
- Nebraska Extension Crop Water Use Information
Rich resources of information on ET, soil moisture sensing and water management for crop production
- Corn GDD, an online Useful to Usable Decision Support Tool for the Corn Belt
See current conditions and GDD in a 30-year perspective.
- Evapotranspiration Resources and Crop Water Use Data by Growth Stage
(Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Alfalfa, Sorghum, Sugarbeet, Potato)
- NeRAIN Reports and Maps (Nebraska Rainfall Assessment and Information Network)
Daily precipitation reports from hundreds of Nebraska sites
- Precipitation Summary (Source: High Plains Regional Climate Center)
- Ag Climate View Tool, a Useful to Usable U2U decision support tool
Access customized historical climate and crop yield data (See related CW article.)
- Ag Climate Connection, a blog with news and views on climate change in the Corn Belt
Other Helpful Sites
September 21, 2023
Nebraska Extension Agricultural Meteorologist Eric Hunt shares his expectations for precipitation throughout the rest of September, and what effect this year's corn maturity timeframe may have on yields.
September 15, 2023
Though August began with drought-relieving rainfall in Nebraska, it ended in a record-setting heat wave that took a toll on crops and livestock across almost all of the state.
September 14, 2023
Nebraska has three chances at precipitation throughout the next week, which falls in line with the latest CPC forecast that favors above average temperatures and precipitation for most of the remainder of the month.
August 31, 2023
Nebraska is entering another stretch of hot weather, beginning September with well above average temperatures and low chances for rainfall.
August 24, 2023
Minimal precipitation and intense heat this week led to dangerous conditions for livestock in Nebraska, and soil moisture and crop conditions are expected to show decline in next week's reports.