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UV Index in Lincoln, US

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Today's UV index in Lincoln, United States United States will be up to 3.7, indicating moderate risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

With a UV index reaching up to 3.7 in Lincoln, stay shaded during midday when the sun is strongest; wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, UV-blocking sunglasses; apply SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days; and be cautious of heightened UV on bright surfaces.

Lincoln Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Lincoln.

UV Index in Lincoln

The UV index in Lincoln can vary throughout the year. In summer (June-August), when the sun is at its highest point, the UV index can reach high levels, often between 7 and 9 (very high to extreme). It is essential to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, and to seek shade during peak hours to avoid sunburns and potential skin damage.

Weather Seasons

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Lincoln experiences four distinct weather seasons. Spring (March-May) brings mild temperatures, ranging from 5-20 °C (40-68 °F), with occasional rain showers as nature awakens. Summer, from June to August, is warm and can reach 25-35 °C (77-95 °F), offering ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Autumn (September-November) brings cooler temperatures, ranging from 5-25 °C (40-77 °F), with vibrant foliage. Winter (December-February) tends to be cold, with temperatures ranging from -10 to 5 °C (14-41 °F), and periods of snowfall.

Lincoln's Climate

Compared to its region, Lincoln experiences moderate sun exposure. Cities closer to the equator, like Las Vegas, experience higher UV indexes in general. However, compared to some northerly locations in the United States, such as Alaska, Lincoln enjoys more sunlight throughout the year. Nevertheless, it is always important to be aware of the UV index and protect yourself from potential sun damage regardless of your location.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Lincoln. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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