The best times to visit Lincoln for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 16th

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


Average temperatures in Lincoln vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year 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 August where highs are regularly around 71.7°F (22.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.6°F (11.4°C) at night.

Lincoln Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Lincoln Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Lincoln Perceived Temperature (F)


Lincoln Perceived Temperature (C)



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 44.5 39.9 32.9
Feb 45.2 40 32.4
Mar 50.3 43.2 34.7
Apr 56.8 48.4 38.5
May 61 53 41.9
Jun 66 57.9 46.8
Jul 70.3 61.8 51
Aug 69.6 61.4 51.7
Sep 64.8 57 45.6
Oct 58.1 51.8 41.9
Nov 50.3 45.2 38
Dec 44.8 40.3 34.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.9 4.4 0.5
Feb 7.3 4.4 0.2
Mar 10.2 6.2 1.5
Apr 13.8 9.1 3.6
May 16.1 11.7 5.5
Jun 18.9 14.4 8.2
Jul 21.3 16.6 10.6
Aug 20.9 16.3 10.9
Sep 18.2 13.9 7.6
Oct 14.5 11 5.5
Nov 10.2 7.3 3.3
Dec 7.1 4.6 1.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lincoln are April, March, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Lincoln? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late November to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Lincoln is often around around November 26th when fresh powder is deepest. 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.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 23% 1.5 2
Feb 18% 0.9 1.4
Mar 13% 0.5 1.5
Apr 12% 0.4 1.4
May 22% 0 2.3
Jun 22% 0 2.7
Jul 26% 0 2.7
Aug 22% 0 2.5
Sep 14% 0 1.5
Oct 22% 0 2.2
Nov 21% 2.2 2.2
Dec 19% 2.5 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 3.8 5.1
Feb 18 2.3 3.6
Mar 13 1.3 3.8
Apr 12 1 3.6
May 22 0 5.8
Jun 22 0 6.9
Jul 26 0 6.9
Aug 22 0 6.4
Sep 14 0 3.8
Oct 22 0 5.6
Nov 21 5.6 5.6
Dec 19 6.4 5.1


Humidity and Wind

Lincoln has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (64.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.7%).

Wind in Lincoln is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.3 MPH or 19.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 17.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 10.6 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Feb 9.7 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Mar 9.6 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Apr 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 9.5 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Jun 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jul 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Aug 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Sep 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Oct 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Nov 10.1 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Dec 10.7 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.8%
Feb 78.3%
Mar 69.4%
Apr 66.2%
May 64.7%
Jun 67.3%
Jul 65.7%
Aug 65.8%
Sep 71.1%
Oct 78%
Nov 82.7%
Dec 82.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Lincoln?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the United Kingdom; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 06, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Lincoln, the United Kingdom is November, followed by September and June. 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 December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 59.7 in December means 59.7% of the tourists vs. November.



Overall Lincoln Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 63.5°F (17.5°C) and 48.1°F (8.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Lincoln, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.1°F (19.5°C) and 45.8°F (7.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher 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 48.1°F (8.9°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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