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Heating and Cooling Degree Days
for Chadron, Nebraska

Heating Degree Days and Degree Day Normals for
Chadron, Nebraska
1974/1975 – 2013/2014

Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
Normal 6 16 144 522 907 1224 1226 1020 839 532 277 62 6775
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
2013/2014 1 0 115 652 934 1421 1138 1283 926 NA NA NA NA
2012/2013 0 13 150 571 817 1201 1261 975 917 801 297 90 7093
2011/2012 0 0 152 483 902 1216 1126 1011 548 434 274 22 6168
2010/2011 13 11 165 400 982 1169 1365 1260 894 611 441 79 7390
2009/2010 21 38 119 802 739 1543 1310 1238 832 549 384 62 7633
2008/2009 5 21 190 571 800 1387 1205 947 891 699 322 127 7191
2007/2008 0 17 159 459 811 1410 1423 1134 906 664 370 98 7463
2006/2007 0 28 282 603 890 1133 1327 1168 650 657 216 65 7019
2005/2006 12 21 122 492 746 1276 941 1124 900 436 280 23 6373
2004/2005 12 52 125 457 855 1011 1275 858 845 563 368 76 6497
2003/2004 0 13 182 335 1007 1033 1171 1004 731 471 282 107 6336
2002/2003 0 14 177 677 832 963 1066 1100 889 472 279 107 6576
2001/2002 6 0 89 453 647 1019 1084 915 1237 543 390 32 6415
2000/2001 0 0 160 433 1117 1341 1063 1181 855 521 258 85 7014
1999/2000 9 12 200 439 544 896 1058 898 747 591 226 87 5707
1998/1999 1 0 58 477 716 1101 1113 703 718 634 273 69 5863
1997/1998 9 19 116 433 864 1073 1093 791 1052 546 193 148 6337
1996/1997 1 0 195 485 1080 1298 1310 909 810 732 327 15 7162
1995/1996 5 5 191 514 828 1111 1367 959 1113 559 358 36 7046
1994/1995 9 3 82 419 872 1009 1144 847 876 696 447 115 6519
1993/1994 NA NA NA NA 1030 1028 1228 1171 704 540 143 17 NA
1992/1993 19 55 168 433 940 1399 1366 1295 871 549 223 121 7439
1991/1992 5 0 120 559 1063 1015 1083 837 771 560 232 49 6294
1990/1991 2 3 110 505 791 1508 1437 798 800 563 221 8 6746
1989/1990 0 0 178 542 814 1389 972 1002 865 552 335 30 6679
1988/1989 12 18 150 464 993 1087 1089 1340 957 550 259 108 7027
1987/1988 12 40 148 530 735 1122 1406 1105 893 539 215 10 6755
1986/1987 0 1 171 473 938 1076 1078 879 992 408 153 35 6204
1985/1986 1 13 236 470 1377 1392 1101 1125 641 551 239 18 7164
1984/1985 0 0 231 584 831 1284 1396 1164 853 410 116 91 6960
1983/1984 2 0 164 421 902 1781 1268 910 892 629 253 57 7279
1982/1983 1 0 145 518 892 1140 995 782 845 724 409 90 6541
1981/1982 16 2 82 475 706 1191 1528 1068 873 630 297 110 6978
1980/1981 0 5 99 495 794 1014 1024 996 771 336 293 30 5857
1979/1980 1 11 75 411 998 959 1296 1051 984 495 254 33 6568
1978/1979 12 34 117 457 1033 1572 1760 1247 860 518 327 69 8006
1977/1978 3 34 105 428 888 1258 1588 1344 863 534 280 62 7387
1976/1977 0 2 122 604 989 1149 1502 817 884 426 147 10 6652
1975/1976 2 9 200 467 927 1037 1311 851 911 497 268 77 6557
1974/1975 NA NA NA NA NA NA 1221 1235 1047 678 308 82 NA

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Cooling Degree Days and Degree Day Normals for
Chadron, Nebraska
1975 – 2014

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
Normal 0 0 0 1 18 134 304 256 67 1 0 0 781
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
2014 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
2013 0 0 0 0 18 87 274 268 131 0 0 0 778
2012 0 0 0 6 41 264 447 274 81 0 0 0 1113
2011 0 0 0 0 0 77 357 305 36 13 0 0 788
2010 0 0 0 0 20 84 240 281 40 4 0 0 669
2009 0 0 0 0 26 68 160 132 61 0 0 0 447
2008 0 0 0 0 4 57 319 229 29 0 0 0 638
2007 0 0 0 0 43 185 431 341 112 5 0 0 1117
2006 0 0 0 1 48 169 422 249 16 5 0 0 910
2005 0 0 0 0 13 121 299 180 93 1 0 0 707
2004 0 0 0 0 10 66 248 162 74 0 0 0 560
2003 0 0 0 2 22 65 433 398 70 18 0 0 1008
2002 0 0 0 0 20 233 448 244 126 0 0 0 1070
2001 0 0 0 15 33 156 379 350 114 4 0 0 1051
2000 0 0 0 0 20 102 351 358 151 0 0 0 982
1999 0 0 0 0 12 76 285 289 35 5 1 0 703
1998 0 0 0 2 23 59 323 288 191 2 0 0 888
1997 0 0 0 0 7 130 259 214 130 23 0 0 763
1996 0 0 0 2 30 158 249 234 43 0 0 0 716
1995 0 0 1 0 0 109 262 365 105 5 0 0 847
1994 0 0 0 4 66 182 256 334 111 0 0 0 953
1993 0 0 0 0 23 68 94 119 6 1 0 0 311
1992 0 0 0 0 33 91 113 142 27 9 0 0 415
1991 0 0 0 0 31 185 215 328 109 5 0 0 873
1990 0 0 0 2 0 175 285 262 133 4 0 0 861
1989 0 0 0 9 15 83 402 284 83 0 0 0 876
1988 0 0 0 4 62 320 195 204 27 0 0 0 812
1987 0 0 0 8 18 126 309 190 36 0 0 0 687
1986 0 0 0 0 16 176 284 228 14 0 0 0 718
1985 0 0 0 8 64 131 362 261 104 0 0 0 930
1984 0 0 0 0 39 118 302 342 62 2 0 0 865
1983 0 0 0 0 11 101 363 401 121 0 0 0 997
1982 0 0 0 0 7 42 299 348 89 0 0 0 785
1981 0 0 0 4 16 151 340 215 97 5 0 0 828
1980 0 0 0 11 20 170 390 220 86 3 0 0 900
1979 0 0 0 8 20 143 276 202 127 0 0 0 776
1978 0 0 0 0 31 150 268 233 165 0 0 0 847
1977 0 0 0 4 31 222 337 137 92 0 0 0 823
1976 0 0 0 0 5 112 341 266 98 7 0 0 829
1975 0 0 0 1 14 82 397 261 34 20 0 0 809

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Sources: United States Climate Normals 1971–2000. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service; and National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC.

January 1975–June 2000. Climatological Data, Nebraska. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service; and National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC.

July 2000–Present. "Degree Day Update." High Plains Climate Center, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Lincoln, NE.

Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Notes: NA = data is not available. Numbers in red are new or have been revised.

This table was updated on April 15, 2014.
Typically, there is one month between updates.