August weather forecast
Lincoln, NE

A water fountain in front of the State Capital building in Lincoln, Nebraska
A water fountain in front of the State Capital building in Lincoln, Nebraska

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Lincoln, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 63.7°F (17.6°C) and 83.8°F (28.8°C).

Temperature

In Lincoln, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a warm 83.8°F (28.8°C). In Lincoln, the average low-temperature is 63.7°F (17.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 91.4°F (33°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Lincoln, in August, during 10.4 rainfall days, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Lincoln, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.8 days and collects up to 7.44" (189mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Lincoln, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 45min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 8:42 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 8:01 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Lincoln, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, in August, the average high-temperature is 83.8°F (28.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.7°F (17.6°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is estimated at 91.4°F (33°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, the average relative humidity in August is 74%.

How much does it rain in Lincoln in August?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, in August, during 10.4 rainfall days, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Lincoln have in August?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 45min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Lincoln?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 8:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 8:01 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Lincoln have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Lincoln is 10.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Lincoln?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Lincoln, Nebraska.

What is the UV index reading in August in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Lincoln, NE

Average temperature in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18°F).

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Average pressure in August
Lincoln, NE

Average pressure in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average pressure in August: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Lincoln, NE

Average wind speed in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Lincoln, NE

Average humidity in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (65%).

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Average rainfall in August
Lincoln, NE

Average rainfall in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in August
Lincoln, NE

Average rainfall days in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Lincoln, NE

Average snowfall in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.83").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Lincoln, NE

Average snowfall days in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Lincoln, NE

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 45min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Lincoln, NE

Average sunshine days in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17.3 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and November (25.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (15 days).

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Average UV index in August
Lincoln, NE

Average UV index in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Lincoln, NE

Average cloud cover in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in August
Lincoln, NE

Average visibility in August - Lincoln, NE
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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