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Best time to visit Omaha, NE, USA

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The best time to visit Omaha is September-November

If you’re looking to travel to Omaha for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Omaha is September-November due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In summer, the temperature in Omaha can rise as high as 31℃ (88℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Omaha is around -14℃ (8℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Omaha during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Omaha in May. Head over there in January instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Omaha, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

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Omaha seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Omaha as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Omaha is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Omaha

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Omaha for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Omaha climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Omaha for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Omaha in January

  • Average temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average low temperature: -9℃ (16℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Omaha in February

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (20℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 3 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Omaha in March

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Omaha in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Omaha in May

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Omaha in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Omaha in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Omaha in August

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Omaha in September

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Omaha in October

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Omaha in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Omaha in December

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Omaha in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Omaha is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Omaha is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Omaha is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Omaha, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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