Lincoln, Nebraska 

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Weather in Lincoln, Nebraska

The most pleasant months of the year for Lincoln are September, May and June. In Lincoln, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Lincoln with an average high temperature of 88.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Nebraska. December is the snowiest month in Lincoln with 5.5 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Lincoln, NE

10 PM PST

Clear

88°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightClear80° / 98°S 13 mph
Saturday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms68° / 81°NE 9 to 13 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms61° / 82°NNE 3 to 8 mph
Monday NightClear58° / 83°ENE 1 to 6 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear61° / 87°SSE 3 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear65° / 90°S 5 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy68° / 92°S 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 31 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Lincoln area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Nebraska.

7.2 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January35° 14°
February40° 18°
March52° 28°
April64° 39°
May74° 50°
June84° 61°
July89° 66°
August86° 63°
September79° 53°
October66° 40°
November50° 28°
December37° 17°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Lincoln
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03054
February02553
March02172
April0891
May10110
June60100
July13080
August9080
September3070
October0660
November02162
December03053

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Lincoln    62 Reviews
Lincoln - for a few, not for most... - 5/7/2019
I grew up in this area and attended undergrad at the University of Nebraska. I moved away after college and only recently was recruited back for a position. As others... Read More

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Keep going West to Colorado!!! - 2/11/2019
I've lived here for 12 years and still struggle to fully understand the vibe here. It's somewhere between the "good 'ol boy" system and an insecure desire to be more... Read More

Don't move here if you have no connections here - 2/3/2019
I lived in Lincoln in 2018 for an internship. Overall, I wanted to like it, but ended up becoming depressed. But I'll say what I like/admire about it before going into... Read More


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