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
February 16, 2024
Except for a short-lived cold front next week beginning on Wednesday, Nebraska is expected to have mild weather for the rest of February.
February 14, 2024
A prolonged polar vortex caused below-average temperatures and above-average precipitation last month, which had the added benefit of improving drought conditions in eastern Nebraska.
February 2, 2024
Nebraska will see mild temperatures continue into next week, with chances of precipitation this weekend and again next Thursday, Feb. 8.
February 1, 2024
Nebraska broke its own record for warmest December in 2023, as did many other states in the north-central region of the U.S.
January 19, 2024
Sunshine and higher temperatures are expected for next week; however, more precipitation is also on the way to Nebraska.