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

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Lincoln, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

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, Nebraska, 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, Nebraska, 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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Lincoln in January, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain or snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

February

February in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

March

March for Lincoln is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

April

If you go to Lincoln in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

May

If you visit Lincoln during May, you may find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

June

June in Lincoln is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

July

If you visit Lincoln during July, you are likely to see that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

August

August in Lincoln is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

September

September in Lincoln is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

October

October is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November in Lincoln is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

December

December in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Activities for Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

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

If you go to Sunken Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you visit the Sheldon Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Check out our guides for these other locations: Pelham, Alabama, United States of America, Pudukkottai, India, Trenton, Florida, United States of America, Cold Spring, Minnesota, United States of America, Fouman, Iran, Cala Gonone, Italy, Berlin, New Hampshire, United States of America, Nærbø, Norway, Bethany, Oklahoma, United States of America, Bolan Pass, Pakistan, and Gavirate, Italy.