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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 August 15th, 2017
 
2017
2016
2015
2014
Normal
Accumulated GDD*
1,931
2,027
1,893 1,872
2,098
Precipitation
10.19
8.39
13.43
10.41
13.19

*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, August 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
88.3

64.9

82.2

79.1

6.2

510.9
0.1
Holdrege
7 mi. S
88.6

64.4

77.5

76.7

6.1

534.1

0.1
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
88.8
64.8
79.8
76.1
4.9
484.7
0.0
Smithfield
2 mi. E
87.8
63.4 82.1 77.2 6.5
465.8
0.0
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, .5 mi. N
89.2
59.7
81.3
76.4
9.7
307.9

1.2

Kearney
2.5 mi. E

89.0

64.0 80.0
78.0
9.0

476.4

0.2
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

88.2

 
60.0 77.9
72.8

7.5

313.8
1.0
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 August 15th, 2017
Station

Accum. Growing Degree Days

Past
3 Days
Day
Future
3 Days
Growth Stage
Maturity Class
Holdrege
4 mi. N
1,931
0.23

0.24

0.25

BegDent

2
Holdrege
7 mi. S
1,942

0.25

0.26

0.26

BegDent

2
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
1,932

0.22

0.23

0.24

BegDent

2

Smithfield
2 mi. E
1,899
0.21
0.23
0.25

Dough

2
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, 0.5 mi. N
1,872
0.26

0.22

0.25

Dough

2
Kearney
2.5 mi. E
1,971
0.24

0.26

0.26

BegDent

2
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

1,858
0.23
0.21
0.23

Dough

2
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 August 15th, 2017
Station
 

Accum. Growing
Degree Days

Past
3 Days
Day
Future
3 Days
Growth Stage
Maturity Class
Holdrege
4 mi. N
1,823
0.21

0.21

0.22

FullSeed
2
Holdrege
7 mi. S
1,828
0.23

0.23

0.24
FullSeed
2
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
1,821
0.20
0.20
0.21
FullSeed
2
Smithfield
2 mi. E
1,797
0.20

0.21

0.22
FullSeed
2
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, 0.5 mi. N
1,773
0.24

0.21

0.23
FullSeed
2
Kearney
2.5 mi. E
1,859
0.22
0.23
0.23 FullSeed
2
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

1,759
0.22
0.19
0.22
FullSeed
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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Crop water use estimates provided by the High Plains Regional Climate Center at the Uiversity of Nebraska-Lincoln.