January 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 January

January, like December, in Lincoln, Nebraska, is a wintry winter month, with an average temperature varying between 18°F (-7.8°C) and 32°F (0°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 32°F (0°C) and an average low-temperature of 18°F (-7.8°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The most humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 2.4 days. Throughout January, 0.24" (6mm) 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. January is the month with the most snowfall in Lincoln. Snow falls for 5.1 days and accumulates 0.83" (21mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 9h and 38min.
On the first day of January in Lincoln, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 5:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:42 pm CST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Lincoln?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 32°F (0°C) and an average low-temperature of 18°F (-7.8°C).

What is the temperature in January in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, in January, the average high-temperature is 32°F (0°C), and the average low-temperature is 18°F (-7.8°C).

What is the most humid month in Lincoln?

With an average relative humidity of 78%, January is the most humid month in Lincoln.

What is the average humidity in January in Lincoln?

The average relative humidity in January is 78%.

How many days does it rain in January in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, in January, during 2.4 rainfall days, 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Lincoln?

The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 5.1 days and typically aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Lincoln in January?

In January, it is snowing for 5.1 days. Throughout January, 0.83" (21mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Lincoln have in January?

In Lincoln, the average day length in January is 9h and 38min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Lincoln?

On the first day of January in Lincoln, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 5:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:42 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lincoln?

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Lincoln have in January?

In Lincoln, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.1h.

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.

How high is the UV index in January in Lincoln?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Lincoln, NE

Average temperature in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average high temperature in January: 32°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 January: 18°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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average pressure in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average wind speed in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.3mph

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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average humidity in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average rainfall in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.24"

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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average rainfall days in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2.4 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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average snowfall in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.83"

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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average snowfall days in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall days in January: 5.1 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 January /
Average sunshine in January
Lincoln, NE

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 38min

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 January: 5h and 6min

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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average sunshine days in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average sunshine days in January: 25.5 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 January
Lincoln, NE

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

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 January
Lincoln, NE

Average cloud cover in January - Lincoln, NE
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

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 January
Lincoln, NE

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