August weather forecast and climate
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

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

Temperature

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

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 91.4°F (33°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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 August, in Lincoln, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout August, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is 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, Nebraska, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Lincoln is 13.7h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to 91.4°F (33°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Lincoln?

The average relative humidity in August in Lincoln is 74%.

How many days does it rain in August in Lincoln?

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?

June through September are months without snowfall in Lincoln.

How many hours of daylight does Lincoln have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Lincoln is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lincoln have in August?

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

When is the highest UV index in Lincoln?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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

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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").
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).
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: 13.7h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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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

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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

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

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