The best times to visit Lincoln for ideal weather are

March 12th to June 3rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Lincoln Travel Info

Weather in Lincoln

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lincoln vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 22nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Lincoln, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 97.3°F (36.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.4°F (23.6°C) at night.

Lincoln Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lincoln Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

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Lincoln Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lincoln Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 57.5 42.8 30.9
Feb 56.1 40.5 28.6
Mar 71.7 57.1 45.8
Apr 79.9 66.1 54.5
May 86.6 72.5 58.9
Jun 92.1 79.9 68.6
Jul 94.4 83 72.3
Aug 95.8 82.3 70.9
Sep 91.1 77.4 67.2
Oct 82 65.4 51.7
Nov 63.9 48.1 34.9
Dec 64.4 51.4 40.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 14.2 6 -0.6
Feb 13.4 4.7 -1.9
Mar 22.1 13.9 7.7
Apr 26.6 18.9 12.5
May 30.3 22.5 14.9
Jun 33.4 26.6 20.3
Jul 34.7 28.3 22.4
Aug 35.4 27.9 21.6
Sep 32.8 25.2 19.6
Oct 27.8 18.6 10.9
Nov 17.7 8.9 1.6
Dec 18 10.8 4.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lincoln are October, September, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Lincoln? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Lincoln.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lincoln (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 0 4.6
Feb 22% 0 3.9
Mar 28% 0 6.2
Apr 26% 0 5.1
May 21% 0 4.9
Jun 20% 0 3.5
Jul 21% 0 4.2
Aug 23% 0 4.4
Sep 17% 0 3.4
Oct 17% 0 3.7
Nov 18% 0 4.8
Dec 29% 0 6.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 11.7
Feb 22 0 9.9
Mar 28 0 15.7
Apr 26 0 13
May 21 0 12.4
Jun 20 0 8.9
Jul 21 0 10.7
Aug 23 0 11.2
Sep 17 0 8.6
Oct 17 0 9.4
Nov 18 0 12.2
Dec 29 0 17.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Lincoln has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (51% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71.1%).

Wind in Lincoln is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by November and April. February’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lincoln.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.6 Barely noticeable 11.6 Significant breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Mar 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.4 Significant breeze
Apr 3.9 Barely noticeable 11.1 Significant breeze
May 3 Barely noticeable 10.3 Significant breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.2 Barely noticeable 10.3 Significant breeze
Aug 3.1 Barely noticeable 10.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.7 Barely noticeable 10.4 Significant breeze
Oct 3 Barely noticeable 10.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.1 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59%
Feb 51%
Mar 63.7%
Apr 63.8%
May 66.2%
Jun 69.2%
Jul 63.5%
Aug 60.2%
Sep 67.5%
Oct 64.4%
Nov 53.7%
Dec 71.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lincoln?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Lincoln, AL, US is June, followed by July and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Lincoln in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 34.4 in November means 34.4% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Lincoln Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 59°F (15°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Lincoln, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 94.4°F (34.7°C) and 55.3°F (12.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Lincoln to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.2°F (19°C) and 48.1°F (8.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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