• The Niobrara National Scenic river comes alive with color in the fall.

    Niobrara

    National Scenic River Nebraska

Weather

Summer clouds

NPS Photo

Summer (June-August): highs - low 80's to low 100's; lows - 50's to 60's, with occasional thunderstorms and associated strong winds. Moderate dry winds are common in the summer. 8.3" is average summer rainfall.

Spring (April/May) and Fall (September/October) have cooler temperatures: average highs 60-70's, average lows 30-40's with 7.3" average rain/snowfall.

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Summer Clouds
Clouds move across a deep blue summer sky
NPS Photo
 

Did You Know?

Prairie, forests, and river meet

Six distinct ecosystems blend along 76 miles of river: eastern deciduous forest, Rocky Mountain montane forest, northern boreal forest, eastern tall-grass prairie, Sandhills mixed-grass and western short-grass prairie. Click "More" to visit the Niobrara National Scenic River "Nature & Science" page. More...