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, the following is 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 that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).

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 about a third of the time. It also snows occasionally.

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February

February in Lincoln is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. It also snows once in a while.

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March

If you are traveling to Lincoln in March, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

In April, Lincoln is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month 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.

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May

If you go to Lincoln in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June in Lincoln is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July in Lincoln is constantly 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).

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August

If you vacation in Lincoln during August, you may see that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Lincoln in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in Lincoln is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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November

November in Lincoln is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

If you go to Lincoln in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Lincoln, Illinois, United States of America

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

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

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