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

May 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
May, the last month of the spring, in Lincoln, is a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 50.5°F (10.3°C) and max 74.1°F (23.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from an enjoyable 64.2°F (17.9°C) in April, to a moderately hot 74.1°F (23.4°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Lincoln is 66.9%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout May, 4.3" (109mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Lincoln, Nebraska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 95.2 days and collects up to 28.9" (735.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, in Lincoln, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Lincoln, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 25.9" (657.9mm).

Daylight

In Lincoln, the average length of the day is 14.5h.

Sunshine

In Lincoln, Nebraska, the average sunshine is 8.8h.

UV index

In Lincoln, Nebraska, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, in May, the average high-temperature is 74.1°F (23.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, the average relative humidity in May is 66.9%.

How many days does it rain in May in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, during May, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.3" (109mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Lincoln in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

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

The average length of the day in May in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 14.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lincoln have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Lincoln is 8.8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Lincoln?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.4°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 May: 10.3°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 May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average humidity in May: 66.9%

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 May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall in May: 109mm

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 May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.8 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 May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

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 May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average daylight in May: 14.5h

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 May: 8.8h

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 May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average UV index in May: 8

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