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Local Weather and Crop Water-use Data from Central’s Automated Weather Stations

 

Holdrege 4 North (4 miles north) Station Comparison
May 10th through September 30th, 2017
 
2017
2016
2015
2014
Normal
Accumulated GDD*
2,777
2,834
2,751 2,565
2,883
Precipitation
14.46
11.01
17.06
15.35
17.08

*Accumulated Growing Degree Days for medium-season corn emerging May 10th.

Funding for weather stations received from the Nebraska Environmental Trust through the Nebraska Lottery

 

 

 

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CLIMATIC INFORMATION
Last 24-hour period ending at midnight, October 15th
, 2017

Station
High Temp.
Low
Temp.
Rel. Humidity
Soil Temp. F
(at 4 in.)
24-Hour Avg.
Wind Speed (mi./hr.)
Solar
Langleys*
Precip. (in.)**
Holdrege
4 mi. N
65.1

33.2

58.3

53.9

5.1

378.3

 
0.0
Holdrege
7 mi. S
65.4

29.5

57.7

51.6

5.1

366.5

0.0
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
64.5
31.9
60.8
51.8
4.2
331.3
0.0
Smithfield
2 mi. E
65.0
31.9 54.1 54.1 5.3
379.6
0.0
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, .5 mi. N
65.2
26.9
55.7
52.2
5.4
377.3

0.0

Kearney
2.5 mi. E

63.3

32.7 60.2
51.6
5.9

380.0

0.0
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

64.2

 
27.7 58.4
53.1

4.1

374.0
0.0
Solar Langley = A unit for measuring solar radiation. One langley per minute = 697.3 Watts per square meter
** n/a – Not available; rain gauges deactivated during winter months
 

 


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2015 Growing Season

 


 

ESTIMATED WATER USE FOR CORN
Average Emergence Date – May 10th
(Inches per day) Through September 30th, 2017
Station

Accum. Growing Degree Days

Past
3 Days
Day
Future
3 Days
Growth Stage
Maturity Class
Holdrege
4 mi. N
2,777
0.00

0.00

0.00

FullMature

2
Holdrege
7 mi. S
2,784

0.00

0.00

0.00

FullMature

2
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
2,777

0.00

0.00

0.00

FullMature

2

Smithfield
2 mi. E
2,713
0.00
0.00
0.00

FullMature

2
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, 0.5 mi. N
2,696
0.00

0.00

0.00

FullMature

2
Kearney
2.5 mi. E
2,815
0.00

0.00

0.00

FullMature

2
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

2,641
0.00
0.00
0.00

FullMature

 

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Maturity Class: 1 = Early; 2 = Medium; 3 = Late
Maturity Class: 1 – early season corn = 2,400 GDD; 2 – Medium season corn = 2,500 GDD; 3 – late season corn = 2,750 GDD

 

ESTIMATED WATER USE FOR SOYBEANS
Emergence Date – May 20th
(Inches per day) Through September 30th, 2017
Station
 

Accum. Growing
Degree Days

Past
3 Days
Day
Future
3 Days
Growth Stage
Maturity Class
Holdrege
4 mi. N
2,669
0.00

0.00

0.00

Mature
2
Holdrege
7 mi. S
2,670
0.00

0.00

0.00
Mature
2
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
2,666
0.00
0.00
0.00
Mature
2
Smithfield
2 mi. E
2,611
0.00

0.00

0.00
Mature
2
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, 0.5 mi. N
2,597
0.00

0.00

0.00
Mature
2
Kearney
2.5 mi. E
2,703
0.00
0.00
0.00 Mature
2
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

2,542
0.00
0.00
0.00
Mature
2
Maturity Class: 1 = Early; 2 = Medium; 3 = Late
Maturity Class: 1 – early season soybeans = 2,400 GDD; 2 – Medium season soybeans = 2,500 GDD; 3 – late season soybeans = 2,750 GDD

If you have questions about the above data, contact the Holdrege Irrigation Office at (308) 995-3550 or Conservation Director Marcia Trompke.

 

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LINK TO NEBRASKA WATER MANAGEMENT NETWORK ET GAGE DATA FOR PHELPS, KEARNEY & GOSPER COUNTIES

Crop water use estimates provided by the High Plains Regional Climate Center at the Uiversity of Nebraska-Lincoln.