May 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 May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Lincoln, Nebraska, with an average temperature varying between 71.1°F (21.7°C) and 53.6°F (12°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases from a comfortable 61.5°F (16.4°C) in April to an agreeable 71.1°F (21.7°C). In Lincoln, the average low-temperature is 53.6°F (12°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Lincoln, during May, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 84.8 rainfall days, and 7.44" (189mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Lincoln. May is the last month it regularly snows in Lincoln, Nebraska. During 0.2 snowfall days, Lincoln aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 18.2 snowfall days, and 3.11" (79mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:22 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:57 am and sunset at 8:51 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Lincoln, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

UV index

In Lincoln, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, Nebraska, in May, the average high-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.6°F (12°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Lincoln?

In May, the average relative humidity in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, in May, it is raining for 11.6 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Lincoln?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Lincoln, Nebraska. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Lincoln aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lincoln have in May?

In May, the average day length in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 14h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Lincoln?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:57 am and sunset at 8:51 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Lincoln?

The average sunshine duration in May is 9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Lincoln?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Lincoln, NE

Average temperature in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average high temperature in May: 71.1°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 May: 53.6°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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average pressure in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average pressure in May: 29.91"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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average wind speed in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.4mph

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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average humidity in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average rainfall in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.18"

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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average rainfall days in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.6 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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average snowfall in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.04"

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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average snowfall days in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 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 May /
Average sunshine in May
Lincoln, NE

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 29min

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 May: 9h and 0min

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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average sunshine days in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.8 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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average UV index in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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 May
Lincoln, NE

Average cloud cover in May - Lincoln, NE
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

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 May
Lincoln, NE

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