Lincoln
Nebraska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Lincoln, NE

A water fountain in front of the State Capital building in Lincoln, Nebraska, viewed at sunset
A water fountain in front of the State Capital building in Lincoln, Nebraska, viewed at sunset
December, the first month of the winter, in Lincoln, is still a cold month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 37.2°F (2.9°C) and an average low of 16.3°F (-8.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cool 50.4°F (10.2°C) in November, to a cold 37.2°F (2.9°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 16.3°F (-8.7°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Lincoln is December, with an average relative humidity of 73.1%.

Rainfall

In Lincoln, during December, the rain falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.9" (24.1mm) of precipitation. In Lincoln, during the entire year, the rain falls for 95.2 days and collects up to 28.9" (735.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. The month with the most snowfall in Lincoln is December when snow falls for 4.2 days and typically aggregates up to 5.9" (149.9mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 4.7h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Lincoln.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Lincoln?

In December, the average high-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 16.3°F (-8.7°C).

What is the most humid month in Lincoln?

The most humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 73.1%.

What is the average humidity in December in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, the average relative humidity in December is 73.1%.

How many days does it rain in December in Lincoln?

In December, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the rain falls for 6.3 days. Throughout December, 0.9" (24.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, in December, snow falls for 4.2 days, with typically accumulated 5.9" (149.9mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Lincoln?

The month with the most snowfall in Lincoln is December when snow falls for 4.2 days and typically aggregates up to 5.9" (149.9mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lincoln?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Lincoln?

In December, the average length of the day in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 9.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lincoln?

The month with the least sunshine in Lincoln, Nebraska, is December, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Lincoln have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 4.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Lincoln?

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Lincoln?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Lincoln is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average high temperature in December: 2.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -8.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-10.1°C).

Average humidity in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average humidity in December: 73.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (73.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (63.6%).

Average rainfall in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall in December: 24.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (110.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (16.3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (5.4 days).

Average snowfall in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall in December: 149.9mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (149.9mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).