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Lincoln Weather and Climate

Top Ten Wettest And Driest Months in Lincoln, Nebraska

  • Data record 1887 to Present
  • All of the data on this page are from the official NWS data archives for Lincoln, NE
  • Additional data for Lincoln, NE can be found at the HPRCC web site.
  • Precipitation measurement units are "inches"

January

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1949
3.15
1
1932
1.92
2
1889
1.88
3
1915
1.78
4
1936
1.64
5
1975
1.59
6
1891
1.58
7
1941
1.50
8
1960
1.48
9
1916
1.44
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1986
0.00
1
1943
0.00
1
1919
0.03
3
2000
0.06
4
1928
0.06
4
1912
0.07
6
1987
0.08
7
1970
0.08
7
1927
0.09
9
1899
0.11
10
 

February

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1951 3.47 1
1927 3.13 2
1965 3.06 3
1919 2.92 4
1958 2.88 5
1971 2.79 6
1915 2.53 7
2005 2.22 8
1908 2.13 9
2012 2.10 10
1960 2.10 10
     
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1897
0.00
1
1917
0.02
2
1996
0.06
3
1890
0.06
3
2006
0.07
5
1923
0.07
5
1904
0.07
5
1977
0.08
8
1974
0.08
8
1968
0.09
10
 

March

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1973
6.65
1
1987
6.53
2
1979
4.93 
3
1959
4.56
4
1983
3.84
5
1906
3.67
6
1914
3.55
7
1977
3.54
8
1933
3.40
9
1957
3.33
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1994
0.06
1
1929
0.08
2
1910
0.10
3
1968
0.11
4
2014
0.13
5
1988
0.13
5
1918
0.14
7
1936
0.18
8
2009
0.18
8
1989
0.24
10
1956
0.25
11
 

April

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1978
7.21
1
1944
7.02
2
1984
6.52
3
1897
6.15
4
1986
5.71
5
1972
5.41
6
1952
5.37
7
1904
5.11
8
1920
5.06
9
1947
4.99
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1910
0.02
1
1989
0.26
2
1890
0.33
3
1934
0.35
4
1926
0.36
5
1893
0.39
6
1946
0.51
7
1990
0.66
8
1966
0.66
8
1902
0.67
10
 

May

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
2015
10.90
1
1903
10.72
2
2001
10.16
3
1896
10.11
4
1996
10.09
5
1892
9.55
6
1959
8.91
7
2013
8.44
8
2007
8.13
9
1984
7.97
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1934
0.49
1
1894
0.74
2
1989
0.91
3
1940
0.94
4
1912
0.96
5
1895
1.09
6
1955
1.23
7
1925
1.25
8
1897
1.48
9
1906
1.53
10
 

June

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1967
12.93 
1
1908
11.24 
2
1965
10.71
3
1914
10.71
3
1947
10.20
5
2010
9.90
6
1951
9.76
7
1902
8.83
8
2008
8.59
9
1964
8.56
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
2002
0.17
1
1911
0.56
2
2016
0.58
3
1976
0.63
4
2006
0.65
5
1988
0.65
5
1973
0.77
7
1981
0.85
8
1974
0.91
9
1977
0.99
10
 

July

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1993
12.50
1
1958
11.40
2
1902
11.35
3
1891
8.74 
4
1908
8.08
5
1990
7.35 
6
1985
6.93
7
1906
6.85
8
1915
6.74
9
1900
6.66
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1936
0.08
1
2012
0.33
2
1983
0.37
3
1919
0.38
4
1934
0.40
5
1974
0.46
6
2014
0.51
7
1941
0.56
8
1917
0.56
8
1955
0.61
10
 

August

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1910
13.98
1
1954
10.14
2
1900
9.07
3
1982
8.57
4
2002
8.29
5
2014
7.54
6
1977
7.48
7
2011
6.89
8
1916
6.70
9
1905
6.45
10
1903
6.45
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1976
0.07
1
2012
0.30
2
1913
0.31
3
1894
0.45
4
1955
0.55
5
1941
0.67
6
1922
0.69
7
1973
0.75
8
1918
0.77
9
1929
0.92
10
 

September

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1914
8.32
1
1989
8.28
2
1906
7.60
3
1973
7.52
4
1923
7.21
5
1905
6.91
6
2014
6.89
7
1958
6.78
8
1965
6.76
9
1968
6.33
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1894
0.00
1
1888
0.08
2
1892
0.17
3
1939
0.26
4
2005
0.28
5
1974
0.29
6
1980
0.33
7
1952
0.35
8
1899
0.39
9
1979
0.40
10
 

October

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1986
5.40
1
1979
5.29
2
1973
4.92
3
2002
4.90
4
1891
4.82
5
1918
4.80
6
2008
4.79
7
1929
4.57
8
2007
4.50
9
1957
4.36
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1952
0.00
1
1975
0.01
2
1893
0.01
2
1999
0.03
4
1988
0.03
4
1945
0.03
4
1958
0.05
7
1895
0.05
7
1933
0.09
9
2010
0.13
10
 

November

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1909
7.14
1
1931
5.60 
2
1981
3.81
3
1926
3.76
4
1983
3.64
5
1972
3.58
6
1971
3.41
7
1930
3.40
8
1953
3.21
9
1998
3.20
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1894
0.00
1
1989
0.01
1
1954
0.01
3
1949
0.02
4
1921
0.02
4
1976
0.03
6
1900
0.03
6
1932
0.04
8
1927
0.04
8
1914
0.04
8
 

December

Wettest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
2015
4.42
1
1913
4.03
2
1984
3.42
3
2006
3.05
4
1909
2.59
5
2009
2.42
6
1931
2.26
7
1911
2.24
8
1973
2.15
9
1897
2.10
10
Driest
Year
Amount
in Inches
Rank
1890
0.00
1
1889
0.00
1
2002
0.01
3
1943
0.02
4
1929
0.02
4
1912
0.02
4
1928
0.03
7
1976
0.04
8
1895
0.05
9
1905
0.06
10
 
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