Nancy’s Almanac, Nov. 27, 2013: Thanksgiving weather facts - Omaha.com
Published Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 9:58 pm
Nancy’s Almanac, Nov. 27, 2013: Thanksgiving weather facts

Omaha hasn’t had rain on Thanksgiving in more than 20 years and fresh snow on the holiday in more than 30 years, according to the National Weather Service office in Valley, Neb.

Typically around the holidays, weather service offices compile climate data on holidays past. The Valley office’s compilation for Thanksgiving can be found here.

The high in Omaha this Thanksgiving is forecast in the mid-30s, with the low likely in the teens.

The warmest Thanksgiving in Omaha occurred in 2011, when the high peaked at 73 degrees. The coldest Thanksgiving occurred in 1877, at 2 degrees below zero.

Here’s the climate history for:

Hastings and Grand Island

North Platte and Valentine

Sioux City, Iowa, and Huron and Sioux Falls, S.D.

Source: National Weather Service

Contact the writer: Nancy Gaarder

nancy.gaarder@owh.com    |   402-444-1102    |  

Nancy writes about weather, including a blog, Nancy's Almanac. She enjoys explaining the science behind weather and making weather stories relevant in daily life.

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