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Heating and Cooling Degree Days
for Lincoln, Nebraska

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

Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
Normal 1 5 92 381 782 1184 1252 1006 773 417 147 16 6056
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
2013/2014 3 0 28 425 841 1321 1317 1182 857 NA NA NA NA
2012/2013 0 7 103 472 702 1144 1227 973 929 564 185 20 6326
2011/2012 0 0 157 321 746 1100 1079 960 330 290 69 11 5063
2010/2011 0 0 56 298 768 1233 1436 1061 784 400 178 7 6221
2009/2010 1 17 81 574 621 1397 1451 1181 739 287 208 0 6557
2008/2009 0 0 65 346 755 1292 1266 941 766 453 109 12 6005
2007/2008 0 0 68 261 760 1254 1309 1138 819 522 184 0 6315
2006/2007 0 0 99 473 739 970 1274 1142 529 452 52 4 5644
2005/2006 2 0 36 361 679 1241 870 983 783 294 116 5 5370
2004/2005 8 20 26 318 687 1051 1355 875 729 332 155 0 5556
2003/2004 0 1 139 301 808 1065 1333 1142 619 355 120 28 6910
2002/2003 0 0 63 572 815 1016 1256 1125 750 388 201 37 6223
2001/2002 0 0 85 369 492 947 1084 945 992 387 222 0 5523
2000/2001 0 0 95 271 974 1521 1184 1219 891 317 113 30 6615
1999/2000 0 0 111 377 544 1023 1133 813 637 401 70 12 5121
1998/1999 0 0 24 288 635 1050 1276 767 796 418 125 26 5405
1997/1998 3 9 49 405 871 1095 1215 794 1006 427 65 55 5994
1996/1997 3 0 129 346 965 1288 1369 977 703 590 243 3 6616
1995/1996 3 0 140 375 895 1140 1440 1006 984 454 215 20 6672
1994/1995 3 10 100 348 729 1129 1275 906 787 513 254 27 6081
1993/1994 0 4 169 471 890 1050 1362 1205 721 458 146 9 6485
1992/1993 0 12 90 355 926 1128 1395 1182 885 525 164 49 6711
1991/1992 0 0 106 391 994 964 941 784 654 405 150 11 5400
1990/1991 0 1 55 319 604 1283 1449 760 641 330 104 0 5546
1989/1990 0 3 139 343 807 1424 960 923 680 443 183 10 5915
1988/1989 3 6 44 438 706 1025 968 1359 811 374 140 15 5889
1987/1988 0 17 51 507 626 1006 1341 1115 728 416 33 2 5842
1986/1987 0 15 34 344 874 1064 1090 773 713 331 51 2 5291
1985/1986 0 8 198 343 1071 1345 996 1079 602 353 95 0 6090
1984/1985 0 0 167 366 737 1142 1385 1186 687 326 72 25 6093
1983/1984 0 0 75 326 763 1758 1334 841 970 496 196 3 6762
1982/1983 0 3 118 324 840 1081 1173 931 785 584 238 25 6102
1981/1982 1 3 71 393 678 1237 1639 1159 880 501 88 52 6702
1980/1981 0 0 80 402 666 1120 1133 933 680 209 192 0 5415
1979/1980 3 7 42 324 825 1007 1281 1241 912 387 133 5 6167
1978/1979 0 5 62 392 848 1315 1787 1454 816 463 197 16 7355
1977/1978 0 0 42 413 793 1230 1703 1447 972 410 193 27 7230
1976/1977 0 0 83 553 979 1254 1604 927 659 256 11 0 6326
1975/1976 0 0 168 269 759 1079 1255 810 792 328 206 11 5677
1974/1975 NA NA NA NA NA NA 1338 1250 1059 495 117 20 NA

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

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
Normal 0 0 1 13 65 242 390 324 123 15 0 0 1173
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 4 83 231 346 351 203 18 0 0 1236
2012 0 0 25 29 137 322 570 309 99 0 0 0 1491
2011 0 0 0 7 85 249 522 336 60 37 0 0 1296
2010 0 0 0 16 75 285 402 415 103 10 0 0 1306
2009 0 0 0 12 83 237 243 250 71 0 0 0 896
2008 0 0 0 0 49 243 430 330 89 25 5 0 1171
2007 0 0 10 18 88 236 447 457 141 34 0 0 1431
2006 0 0 0 16 114 294 478 338 52 35 0 0 1327
2005 0 0 1 11 71 318 454 320 203 54 0 0 1432
2004 0 0 4 13 113 153 279 234 185 11 0 0 992
2003 0 0 0 23 25 163 441 403 65 9 0 0 1129
2002 0 0 0 27 59 388 489 357 145 11 0 0 1476
2001 0 0 0 19 87 227 469 363 104 10 0 0 1279
2000 0 0 0 2 122 222 353 441 188 15 0 0 1343
1999 0 0 0 0 28 188 491 285 85 14 0 0 1091
1998 0 0 0 8 108 225 409 354 221 13 0 0 1338
1997 0 0 0 0 19 239 400 282 134 68 0 0 1142
1996 0 0 0 9 47 268 284 234 81 18 0 0 941
1995 0 0 0 0 4 210 416 457 115 14 0 0 1216
1994 0 0 0 23 88 273 246 225 140 3 0 0 998
1993 0 0 0 0 22 157 343 317 24 18 0 0 881
1992 0 0 0 9 71 152 250 182 111 12 0 0 787
1991 0 0 5 22 162 355 414 356 191 25 0 0 1530
1990 0 0 0 34 17 326 363 370 227 17 3 0 1357
1989 0 0 5 75 63 188 418 321 95 21 0 0 1186
1988 0 0 0 4 117 396 408 427 131 3 0 0 1486
1987 0 0 0 41 130 333 451 267 78 2 0 0 1302
1986 0 0 12 9 43 320 430 209 148 0 0 0 1171
1985 0 0 0 30 63 152 351 210 162 2 0 0 970
1984 0 0 0 5 24 264 395 412 114 9 0 0 1223
1983 0 0 0 0 30 235 505 580 211 20 0 0 1581
1982 0 0 0 8 45 111 438 292 124 10 0 0 1028
1981 0 0 0 29 37 308 430 237 102 0 0 0 1143
1980 0 0 0 13 73 293 542 433 142 1 0 0 1497
1979 0 0 0 7 42 235 320 330 160 4 0 0 1098
1978 0 0 5 7 46 230 371 320 193 3 0 0 1175
1977 0 0 0 14 14 124 289 501 231 91 0 0 1264
1976 0 0 0 15 26 216 413 354 144 10 0 0 1178
1975 0 0 0 4 76 204 428 459 74 37 0 0 1282

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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.