• 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?

Surge flow usually occurs during winter and spring flows

The Niobrara exhibits an unusual pattern of wave action during higher water levels called surge flow. Waves up to three feet high form and migrate upriver for short periods of time before disappearing. Click "More" to visit the Niobrara National Scenic River "Hydrology" page. More...