May 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 May

May, the last month of the spring, in Lincoln, is a pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between min 53.6°F (12°C) and max 71.1°F (21.7°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Lincoln, in May, during 11.6 rainfall days, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is typically 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. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, Lincoln aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Lincoln, there are 18.2 snowfall days, and 3.11" (79mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.5h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Lincoln, Nebraska, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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, 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 Lincoln, Nebraska, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How much does it rain in Lincoln in May?

In May, in Lincoln, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout May, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Lincoln?

May is the last month it regularly snows. 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 Lincoln, the average length of the day in May is 14.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Lincoln?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Lincoln?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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 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").
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).
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: 14.5h

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 May: 9h

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 May
Lincoln, NE

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

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

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 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

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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