Lincoln
Nebraska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Lincoln, NE

A water fountain in front of the State Capital building in Lincoln, Nebraska, viewed at sunset
A water fountain in front of the State Capital building in Lincoln, Nebraska, viewed at sunset
October, like September, in Lincoln, Nebraska, is another enjoyable autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 62.8°F (17.1°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Temperature

In Lincoln, Nebraska, the average high-temperature decreases, from a warm 76.8°F (24.9°C) in September, to a comfortable 62.8°F (17.1°C). In Lincoln, the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 65%, October is the least humid month in Lincoln.

Rainfall

In Lincoln, during October, the rain falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 84.8 rainfall days, and 7.44" (189mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Lincoln, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.2 days, and aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Lincoln is 6.5h.

UV index

In Lincoln, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in October in Lincoln?

In Lincoln, in October, the average high-temperature is 62.8°F (17.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

What is the least humid month in Lincoln?

With an average relative humidity of 65%, October is the least humid month in Lincoln.

What is the average humidity in October in Lincoln?

The average relative humidity in October is 65%.

How much does it rain in Lincoln in October?

In Lincoln, in October, it is raining for 6.3 days, with typically 0.51" (13mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Lincoln?

October is the first month it typically snows in Lincoln. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lincoln have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Lincoln is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Lincoln?

In October, the average sunshine in Lincoln is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Lincoln?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Lincoln, Nebraska, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Lincoln, NE
  • Average high temperature in October: 62.8°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 October: 45.3°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).

Average humidity in October - Lincoln, NE
  • Average humidity in October: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (65%).

Average rainfall in October - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.16").

Average rainfall days in October - Lincoln, NE
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (1.6 days).

Average snowfall in October - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.83").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Lincoln, NE
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lincoln, NE
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.5h

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

Average UV index in October - Lincoln, NE
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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).