December 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 December

December, the first month of the winter, in Lincoln, is still a cold month, with average temperature ranging between min 22.5°F (-5.3°C) and max 36°F (2.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a frosty 49.8°F (9.9°C) in November, to a wintry 36°F (2.2°C). In December, in Lincoln, the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 75%.

Rainfall

In December, in Lincoln, the rain falls for 2.6 days. Throughout December, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Lincoln, Nebraska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.8 days and collects up to 7.44" (189mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In December, in Lincoln, Nebraska, it is snowing for 3.2 days. Throughout December, 0.28" (7mm) of snow is accumulated. In Lincoln, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.2 days, and aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 5.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Lincoln are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Lincoln?

The average relative humidity in December is 75%.

How many days does it rain in December in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, during December, the rain falls for 2.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Lincoln in December?

In Lincoln, during December, snow falls for 3.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lincoln?

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

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

The average length of the day in December in Lincoln is 9.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lincoln have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Lincoln is 5.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Lincoln?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Lincoln.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Lincoln?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Lincoln, NE

Average temperature in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average high temperature in December: 36°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 December: 22.5°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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average pressure in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"

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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average wind speed in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.1mph

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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average humidity in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average rainfall in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.47"

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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average rainfall days in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.6 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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average snowfall in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.28"

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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average snowfall days in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.2 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 December /
Average sunshine in December
Lincoln, NE

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.3h

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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average sunshine days in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average sunshine days in December: 25.4 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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average UV index in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average cloud cover in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average cloud cover in December: 40

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 December
Lincoln, NE

Average visibility in December - Lincoln, NE
  • Average visibility in December: 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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