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 2020-09-25 01:00 CDT
Latitude 40.83°
Longitude -96.66°
Temperature 71°F
Dewpoint 63°F
Relative Humidity 76%
4inch Soil Temperature 72°F
Incoming Solar Radiation 0W/m^2
Wind Speed 4MPH
Wind Direction SSW
Mean Sea Level Pressure 1007mb
Hourly Precipitation 0.00"

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 2020-09-25 01:00 CDT
Latitude 40.83°
Longitude -96.66°
Temperature 71°F
Dewpoint 63°F
Relative Humidity 76%
4inch Soil Temperature 72°F
Incoming Solar Radiation 0W/m^2
Wind Speed 4MPH
Wind Direction SSW
Mean Sea Level Pressure 1007mb
Hourly Precipitation 0.00"

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

Fall 2020 Harvest Weather Outlook

Harvest activity across the state has begun to ramp up as dry weather has returned following the Labor Day week storm system that brought welcome moisture to the state. Although rainfall totals of 1-4 inches were observed across the eastern 1/3 of the state, precipitation across the western 1/3 of

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Climate Summaries

Driest August on Record for Nebraska

Driest August on Record

Highlights

Very dry conditions prevailed this August, rounding out a generally dry summer. Statewide, precipitation was driest on record, going back to 1895. Temperatures were mostly warmer than normal with triple digit heat reported around Nebraska. Dryness and drought conditions intensified with the lack of rainfall

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