Online Weather & Evapotranspiration Data

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


Holdrege 5 North (5 mi. north) Station Comparison

May 1st Through August 8th

 2022202120202019Normal
Accumulated GDD*18781807185717831845
Precipitation12.5914.0311.2817.5312.54
*Accumulated Growing Degree Days for medium-season corn emerging May 10.
Funding for weather stations received from the Nebraska Environmental Trust through the Nebraska Lottery.

Climatic Information

Last 24 hour period ending at midnight,

August 8th, 2022

StationHigh
Temp.
Low
Temp.
Relative
Humidity
Soil Temp.
F (at 4 in.)
24hr Avg.
Wind Spd
(mph)
Solar
Langleys*
Precip. (in.)**
Holdrege
5 mi. N
78.357.278.978.13.4506.40.00
Axtell
5 mi. NE
80.257.975.980.04.1482.00.00
Smithfield
2 mi. E
79.255.678.179.64.1553.30.00
Gothenburg
2 mi. NW
83.250.266.977.05.2625.60.00
Kearney
3 mi. E
80.657.272.780.25.2595.20.00
North Platte
3 mi. SW
88.946.358.876.94.7625.50.00
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


ESTIMATED WATER USE FOR CORN (Inches per day)
Emergence Date May 10th
May 10th Through August 8th, 2022

StationAccum. Growing
Degree Days
Past
3 Days
DayFuture
3 days
Growth
Stage
Maturity
Class
Holdrege
5 mi. N
18780.210.190.22Dough2
Axtell
5 mi. NE
18870.230.200.22Dough2
Smithfield
2 mi. E
18380.230.220.24Dough2
Gothenburg
2 mi. NW
18450.210.290.29Dough2
Kearney
3 mi. E
19220.260.260.26Beg Dent2
North Platte
3 mi. SW
18320.240.320.30Dough2

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 (Inches per day)
Emergence Date May 15th
May 15th Through August 8th, 2022

StationAccum.
Growing
Degree
Days
Past
3 Days
DayFuture
3 Days
Growth
Stage
Maturity
Class
Holdrege
5 mi. N
17880.200.180.20Full Seed2
Axtell
5 mi. NE
17960.210.190.20Full Seed2
Smithfield
2 mi. E
17520.220.210.22Full Seed2
Gothenburg
2 mi. NW
17620.200.270.27Full Seed2
Kearney
3 mi. E
18310.230.230.23Full Seed2
North Platte
3 mi. SW
17550.230.300.28Full Seed2

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


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