Lincoln, Illinois, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Lincoln, Illinois, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Lincoln, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.

When to go to Lincoln, Illinois, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Lincoln, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Lincoln, Illinois, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lincoln, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Lincoln, Illinois, United States of America by month

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January

January in Lincoln is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Lincoln in February, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Lincoln in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

In April, Lincoln is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Lincoln, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Lincoln is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June for Lincoln is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Lincoln is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Lincoln is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Lincoln is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Lincoln in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Heritage in Flight Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Lincoln, Illinois, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Lincoln.

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