Informing Decisions

We deliver science-based weather and climate information so you can make informed decisions

Current Weather

UNL East Campus Webcam (east view)
Current Weather
Current conditions on East campus:
Name Lincoln 1500 N 45th (AKA Lincoln IANR)
Valid time 2021-06-20 06:00 CDT
Latitude 40.83°
Longitude -96.66°
Temperature 69°F
Dewpoint 67°F
Relative Humidity 94%
4inch Soil Temperature 77°F
Incoming Solar Radiation 0W/m^2
Wind Speed 4MPH
Wind Direction ESE
Mean Sea Level Pressure 1003mb
Hourly Precipitation 0.04"

Current Weather

UNL East Campus Webcam (east view)
Current Weather
Current conditions on East campus:
Name Lincoln 1500 N 45th (AKA Lincoln IANR)
Valid time 2021-06-20 06:00 CDT
Latitude 40.83°
Longitude -96.66°
Temperature 69°F
Dewpoint 67°F
Relative Humidity 94%
4inch Soil Temperature 77°F
Incoming Solar Radiation 0W/m^2
Wind Speed 4MPH
Wind Direction ESE
Mean Sea Level Pressure 1003mb
Hourly Precipitation 0.04"

About

The Nebraska State Climate Office is dedicated to delivering science-based climate services at the local and state level.

Our focus is on weather and climate monitoring, climate services, and stakeholder engagement.

Our office includes operation of the Nebraska Mesonet, a state-wide weather observation network with nearly 70 locations across Nebraska that record local conditions.

Our Data

Our Data

The Nebraska Mesonet operates more than 70 stations in 49 counties to monitor the environment. These observations include air and soil temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, precipitation, solar radiation, and soil moisture.

Objectives

Objectives

Our goal is provide high quality and timely services to our community; update our offering as user needs grow; and manage and maintain a statewide weather network to continue our strong history of reporting observations.

Operations

Operations

We are a recognized climate office by the American Association of State Climatologists, operating within a three-tiered system of climate services: state, regional and federal. The data we collect feeds into those systems to improve the overall understanding of climate.

Who We Work With

Who We Work With

We work with a variety of state, federal and nonprofit groups, including the Climate Assessment and Response Committee, the USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub, and the NOAA High Plains Regional Climate Center.

Quality climate resources
across the state,
in your county.
Data you can
rely on.

Climate News

Climate Prediction Center Releases Summer Outlook

The Climate Prediction Center released their summer forecast yesterday morning, along with their moving 3-month forecasts. Figure 1 depicts CPC’s official summer temperature outlook and Figure 2 represents their 1.5 month lead time summer temperature outlook issued April 18th. The net change between the two figures is a decrease in

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Climate Summaries

Abundance of rain for portions of south, tornados impact southwest

Highlights

Severe weather was much more active during May, particularly late in the month with a tornado outbreak in southwest Nebraska on the 26th. Overall, temperatures averaged below normal for most of the state and precipitation was relatively heavy for portions of the south and west. This allowed for some

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