The best times to visit Lincolnton for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 24th


August 27th to October 28th

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



Other Lincolnton Travel Info

Weather in Lincolnton


Average temperatures in Lincolnton vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel cold for about half the year, and too hot for part of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Lincolnton, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 90.6°F (32.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.6°F (20.9°C) at night.

Lincolnton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Lincolnton 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.

Lincolnton Perceived Temperature (F)


Lincolnton Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Lincolnton 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 51.9 39.3 29.1
Feb 55.9 42 30.7
Mar 65.3 51 38.6
Apr 73.4 59.4 46.4
May 80.9 67.5 55.5
Jun 88.4 75.3 64.2
Jul 89.6 77.3 67.6
Aug 88.6 76.4 66.8
Sep 83.1 70.4 60.7
Oct 73.4 58.8 46.8
Nov 62.3 47.6 35.6
Dec 56.5 44.3 34.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.1 4.1 -1.6
Feb 13.3 5.6 -0.7
Mar 18.5 10.6 3.7
Apr 23 15.2 8
May 27.2 19.7 13.1
Jun 31.3 24.1 17.9
Jul 32 25.2 19.8
Aug 31.4 24.7 19.3
Sep 28.4 21.3 15.9
Oct 23 14.9 8.2
Nov 16.8 8.7 2
Dec 13.6 6.8 1.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lincolnton are May, January, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

When can you find snow in Lincolnton? 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 Lincolnton.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 0 0.6
Feb 8% 0 0.7
Mar 7% 0 0.9
Apr 9% 0 1.5
May 2% 0 0.2
Jun 6% 0 0.8
Jul 8% 0 1.2
Aug 6% 0 1.4
Sep 6% 0 1.1
Oct 5% 0 0.9
Nov 8% 0 1.6
Dec 9% 0 1.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.5
Feb 8 0 1.8
Mar 7 0 2.3
Apr 9 0 3.8
May 2 0 0.5
Jun 6 0 2
Jul 8 0 3
Aug 6 0 3.6
Sep 6 0 2.8
Oct 5 0 2.3
Nov 8 0 4.1
Dec 9 0 3.8


Humidity and Wind

Lincolnton has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (46.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (66.2%).

Wind in Lincolnton is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 3.8 knots (4.4 MPH or 7.1 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 12 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.4 Barely noticeable 11 Significant breeze
Mar 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.8 Barely noticeable 11.3 Significant breeze
May 2.7 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.2 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Jul 1.9 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 1.7 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 2 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.8%
Feb 48.4%
Mar 46.7%
Apr 49.5%
May 58.4%
Jun 60.4%
Jul 63.9%
Aug 64.8%
Sep 66.2%
Oct 63.2%
Nov 57.3%
Dec 65%


Is it Safe to Travel to Lincolnton?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Lincolnton, NC, US is February, followed by June and July. 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 Lincolnton 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

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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 62.9 in November means 62.9% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Lincolnton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 59°F (15°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Lincolnton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 2 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 Lincolnton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.1°F (15.1°C) and 49.7°F (9.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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