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Heating and Cooling Degree Days
for North Platte, Nebraska

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

Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
Normal 5 15 151 498 882 1229 1240 1008 837 525 245 51 6686
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
2013/2014 13 0 70 524 851 1267 1196 1243 874 NA NA NA NA
2012/2013 0 11 124 566 786 1192 1235 1005 873 653 230 47 6722
2011/2012 0 0 175 410 825 1150 1080 1038 459 382 155 6 5680
2010/2011 0 1 111 398 897 1172 1376 1113 854 541 312 25 6800
2009/2010 8 22 154 741 742 1458 1226 1119 770 445 348 12 7045
2008/2009 0 0 126 488 805 1329 1158 945 853 544 233 69 6550
2007/2008 0 2 102 407 792 1355 1287 1021 863 596 294 35 6754
2006/2007 0 10 232 586 875 1143 1475 1166 575 564 165 32 6823
2005/2006 6 3 72 438 757 1218 858 1028 868 363 188 3 5802
2004/2005 11 46 87 402 812 1062 1269 856 807 513 266 28 6159
2003/2004 0 7 168 352 897 1079 1267 1091 705 477 153 101 6297
2002/2003 0 8 138 680 831 1074 1142 1091 758 462 234 56 6474
2001/2002 0 5 146 511 773 1109 1173 957 1104 506 299 11 6594
2000/2001 0 0 142 424 1204 1337 1152 1156 868 473 255 87 7098
1999/2000 8 9 227 458 690 1057 1164 870 738 503 169 49 5942
1998/1999 2 0 39 467 764 1150 1151 785 815 586 248 54 6061
1997/1998 10 17 113 452 926 1133 1202 841 998 551 195 114 6552
1996/1997 3 1 214 503 1021 1233 1284 1001 782 673 306 14 7035
1995/1996 17 2 167 517 786 1116 1359 1004 1037 527 283 40 6855
1994/1995 3 8 90 395 820 1106 1180 863 840 631 377 67 6380
1993/1994 2 24 218 513 965 1066 1263 1151 724 517 131 5 6579
1992/1993 18 60 113 466 970 1310 1436 1311 862 578 204 73 7401
1991/1992 3 1 148 508 977 971 1010 797 714 436 219 45 5829
1990/1991 15 1 84 457 797 1331 1290 762 754 466 149 5 6111
1989/1990 2 7 180 437 815 1374 1061 948 771 502 259 15 6371
1988/1989 0 13 128 498 803 1067 1072 1316 902 430 211 67 6507
1987/1988 13 36 139 551 796 1152 1501 1109 839 490 170 3 6799
1986/1987 0 14 98 446 878 1074 1093 810 868 420 105 15 5821
1985/1986 0 23 252 502 1205 1416 1029 1060 634 479 219 2 6821
1984/1985 0 0 247 519 829 1312 1481 1168 752 393 156 83 6940
1983/1984 2 0 128 419 840 1780 1379 915 953 647 236 33 7332
1982/1983 0 18 160 484 946 1138 1167 833 854 672 343 90 6705
1981/1982 9 4 101 492 749 1179 1479 1030 885 601 239 111 6879
1980/1981 0 6 107 491 780 1019 1089 1000 762 283 318 26 5881
1979/1980 4 11 52 341 975 957 1233 1102 909 439 166 10 6199
1978/1979 5 24 99 488 982 1560 1828 1335 862 491 259 56 7989
1977/1978 2 34 96 458 869 1236 1662 1400 924 491 275 71 7518
1976/1977 0 13 178 608 1028 1133 1493 920 858 395 81 2 6709
1975/1976 6 0 228 437 1035 1191 1460 929 956 521 363 70 7196
1974/1975 NA NA NA NA NA NA 1216 1160 1032 558 247 62 NA

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

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
Normal 0 0 0 3 25 138 293 236 70 3 0 0 768
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
2014 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
2013 0 0 0 1 47 179 302 308 161 0 0 0 998
2012 0 0 7 6 66 322 485 279 78 2 0 0 1245
2011 0 0 0 3 10 130 416 308 37 17 0 0 921
2010 0 0 0 0 43 155 314 295 46 1 0 0 854
2009 0 0 0 2 39 120 194 151 28 0 0 0 534
2008 0 0 0 0 7 72 346 207 49 2 0 0 683
2007 0 0 0 6 30 142 344 351 128 23 0 0 1024
2006 0 0 0 3 77 232 403 241 21 17 0 0 994
2005 0 0 0 0 29 211 394 252 164 9 0 0 1059
2004 0 0 0 0 57 104 231 141 129 1 0 0 663
2003 0 0 0 5 24 98 393 341 50 12 0 0 923
2002 0 0 0 2 27 312 446 277 96 0 0 0 1160
2001 0 0 0 4 13 168 394 201 52 3 0 0 835
2000 0 0 0 0 42 140 362 393 107 0 0 0 1044
1999 0 0 0 0 9 119 343 192 28 0 0 0 691
1998 0 0 0 0 37 94 326 237 150 0 0 0 844
1997 0 0 0 0 5 156 295 206 96 29 0 0 787
1996 0 0 0 0 38 149 204 165 44 3 0 0 603
1995 0 0 0 0 0 125 298 449 103 4 0 0 979
1994 0 0 0 10 63 213 183 251 111 0 0 0 831
1993 0 0 0 0 15 88 212 194 24 6 0 0 539
1992 0 0 0 13 31 54 130 116 60 1 0 0 405
1991 0 0 0 3 59 194 317 276 112 2 0 0 963
1990 0 0 0 15 10 205 291 289 165 5 0 0 980
1989 0 0 0 21 35 99 295 219 67 2 0 0 738
1988 0 0 0 1 41 293 301 282 46 0 0 0 964
1987 0 0 0 16 48 176 352 208 35 0 0 0 835
1986 0 0 0 3 11 201 334 217 43 0 0 0 809
1985 0 0 0 14 32 100 326 189 100 0 0 0 761
1984 0 0 0 0 13 110 252 317 69 0 0 0 761
1983 0 0 0 0 8 103 331 412 128 1 0 0 983
1982 0 0 0 0 8 70 314 276 68 0 0 0 736
1981 0 0 0 10 9 141 288 168 47 1 0 0 664
1980 0 0 0 10 27 243 411 289 74 0 0 0 1054
1979 0 0 0 0 27 156 294 262 123 0 0 0 862
1978 0 0 0 1 21 174 307 218 117 5 0 0 843
1977 0 0 0 2 26 174 305 149 64 0 0 0 720
1976 0 0 0 0 5 62 247 192 27 0 0 0 533
1975 0 0 0 10 11 89 311 260 39 7 0 0 727

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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.