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Source/Author: Joseph Brum - High Plains Regional Climate Center 11/19/12

Thanksgiving is on November 25th this year and the High Plains Regional Climate Center has compiled a list of normal temperatures and precipitation extremes for selected locations across the Region (Normal Temperatues based on period of 1981-2010).

 

Colorado

  Normal Temperatures and Precipitation Extremes for November 22nd 

Maximum Temperature (F)

Minimum Temperature (F)

Average Temperature (F)

Maximum Precipitation (in)

Maximum Snowfall (in)

Period of Record

  Alamosa

 43

 9

26

0.34 (1986)

3.8 (1986)

 1906-2012

  Colorado Springs

  48

23

35

0.34 (1999)

5.6 (1999)

 1894-2012

  Denver

  49

22

35

0.36 (1999)

5.3 (1918)

 1921-2012

  Grand Junction

  47

  25

36

0.35 (2001)

3.8 (1906)

 1893-2012

  Pueblo

  53

  20

36

0.29 (1986)

4.4 (1991)

 1888-2012

             

Kansas

  Normal Temperatures and Precipitation Extremes for November 22nd

Maximum Temperature (F)

Minimum Temperature (F)

Average Temperature (F)

Maximum Precipitation (in)

Maximum Snowfall (in)

Period of Record

  Concordia

48

 28

38

0.53 (1999)

4.1 (1916)

 1885-2012

  Dodge City

  52

  27

40

0.64 (1941)

4.8 (1941)

 1893-2012

  Goodland

  49

 23

36

0.23 (1994)

4.0 (1994)

 1895-2012

  Topeka

 51

  30

41

1.95 (1999)

4.2 (1991)

 1887-2012

  Wichita

  53

  32

42

1.45(1999)

2.3(1971)

 1888-2012

Nebraska

  Normal Temperatures and Precipitation Extremes for November 22nd

Maximum Temperature (F)

Minimum Temperature (F)

Average Temperature (F)

Maximum Precipitation (in)

Maximum Snowfall (in)

Period of Record

  Grand Island

  46

  24

35

0.35 (1991)

1.4 (1979)

 1895-2012

  Lincoln

  47

  24

35

0.74 (1999)

2.6 (1991)

 1887-2012

  Norfolk

 43

  22

33

0.30 (1931)

2.0 (1916)

 1893-2012

  North Platte

  47

  18

32

0.22 (1952)

3.2 (1952)

 1874-2012

  Omaha

  45

  26

35

0.80 (1999)

4.0 (1909)

 1871-2012

  Scottsbluff

 47

  19

33

0.28 (1980)

5.0 (2003)

 1893-2012

  Valentine

  44

 18

31

0.28 (1897)

4.0(2003)

 1889-2012

North Dakota

  Normal Temperatures and Precipitation Extremes for November 22nd

Maximum Temperature (F)

Minimum   Temperature (F)

Average Temperature (F)

Maximum Precipitation (in)

Maximum Snowfall (in)

Period of Record

  Bismarck

  36

  16

26

0.8 (1886)

7.0 (1886)

 1874-2012

  Fargo

 33

  17

25

1.4 (1886)

12.6(2010)

 1881-2012

  Grand   Forks

  31

 13

22

0.34 (1959)

4.0 (1959)

 1893-2012

  Williston

 34

  13

23

0.14 (1967)

2.1 (1993)

 1894-2012

South Dakota

  Normal Temperatures and Precipitation Extremes for November 22nd

Maximum Temperature (F)

Minimum Temperature (F)

Average Temperature (F)

Maximum Precipitation (in)

Maximum Snowfall (in)

Period of Record

  Aberdeen

  35

  16

35

0.25 (1921)

2.6 (1993)

 1893-2012

  Huron

  39

  19

29

0.42 (1963)

5.5 (2003)

 1881-2012

  Rapid City

  44

 19

32

0.11 (2010)

5.8 (2010)

 1942-2012

  Sioux Falls

  38

  19

29

1.60 (1908)

4.6 (1983)

 1893-2012

Wyoming

  Normal Temperatures and Precipitation Extremes for November 22nd

Maximum Temperature (F)

Minimum Temperature (F)

Average Temperature (F)

Maximum Precipitation (in)

Maximum Snowfall (in)

Period of Record

  Casper

  41

  19

30

0.34 (1955)

3.8 (1955)

 1939-2012

  Cheyenne

 43

 22

33

0.25 (2003)

7.4 (2003)

 1872-2012

  Lander

  39

  16

22

0.84 (1895)

8.4 (1895)

 1891-2012

  Sheridan

  42

  17

29

0.23 (1992)

3.0 (1992)

 1948-2012

 

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