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On-Line Weather & Evapotranspiration Data

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

 

Holdrege 4 North (4 miles north) Station Comparison
May 10th through June 22nd, 2017
 
2017
2016
2015
2014
Normal
Accumulated GDD*
745
757
688 716
798
Precipitation
4.17
5.72
8.27
5.24
7.22

*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, June 22nd
, 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
91.5

64.7

55.4

83.6

11.6

682.9
0.00
Holdrege
7 mi. S
92.2

65.5

56.1

77.5

11.8

642.3

0.00
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
90.6
65.7
55.4
83.6
11.1
629.7
0.00
Smithfield
2 mi. E
92.0
62.2 56.6 78.7 12.2
660.2
0.00
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, .5 mi. N
87.8
62.0
52.1
80.1
13.4
676.6

0.00

Kearney
2.5 mi. E

90.6

65.2 51.1
83.5
12.0

592.6

0.00
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

87.1
63.9 50.1
79.9

10.5

628.8
0.00
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 June 22nd, 2017
Station

Accum. Growing Degree Days

Past
3 Days
Day
Future
3 Days
Growth Stage
Maturity Class
Holdrege
4 mi. N
745
0.23

0.26

0.23

12 leaves

2
Holdrege
7 mi. S
757

0.23

0.26

0.24

12 leaves

2
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
754

0.23

0.25

0.23

12 leaves

2

Smithfield
2 mi. E
730
0.23
0.25
0.22

12 leaves

2
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, 0.5 mi. N
704
0.21

0.23

0.21

10 leaves

2
Kearney
2.5 mi. E
766
0.23

0.26

0.24

12 leaves

2
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

693
0.19
0.22
0.20

10 leaves

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 June 22nd, 2017
Station
 

Accum. Growing
Degree Days

Past
3 Days
Day
Future
3 Days
Growth Stage
Maturity Class
Holdrege
4 mi. N
637
0.19

0.22

0.20

3rd node
2
Holdrege
7 mi. S
643
0.19

0.22

0.20
3rd node
2
Minden
2 mi. N, 4 W
643
0.19
0.21
0.20
3rd node
2
Smithfield
2 mi. E
628
0.19

0.21

0.20
3rd node
2
Gothenburg
1 mi. W, 0.5 mi. N
597
0.16

0.19

0.18
3rd node
2
Kearney
2.5 mi. E
654
0.20
0.23
0.21 3rd node
2
North Platte
2.0 mi. S

594
0.15
0.18
0.17
3rd node
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.