The best times to visit Abilene for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 6th


September 17th to November 18th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Abilene Travel Info

Weather in Abilene


Average temperatures in Abilene vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 42nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Abilene, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 100.5°F (38.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.4°F (23.6°C) at night.

Abilene Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Abilene Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Abilene Perceived Temperature (F)


Abilene Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Abilene Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 60.4 43.6 30.6
Feb 65.1 47.9 35
Mar 74.8 57.6 43.7
Apr 82.6 65.9 51.7
May 87.9 72.8 60
Jun 94.8 81.7 69.6
Jul 96 83.1 71.9
Aug 97.8 84 72.1
Sep 90.4 76.2 64.2
Oct 81.9 66.4 53
Nov 70.8 54.9 41.7
Dec 61.8 45.9 33.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.8 6.4 -0.8
Feb 18.4 8.8 1.7
Mar 23.8 14.2 6.5
Apr 28.1 18.8 10.9
May 31.1 22.7 15.6
Jun 34.9 27.6 20.9
Jul 35.6 28.4 22.2
Aug 36.6 28.9 22.3
Sep 32.4 24.6 17.9
Oct 27.7 19.1 11.7
Nov 21.6 12.7 5.4
Dec 16.6 7.7 0.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Abilene are January, December, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.

When can you find snow in Abilene? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Abilene is often around around January 15th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Abilene.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Abilene (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 1.2 1.2
Feb 10% 2.3 1.2
Mar 11% 1.2 1.9
Apr 10% 0 1.9
May 18% 0 3.2
Jun 17% 0 3.7
Jul 13% 0 3.1
Aug 11% 0 2.5
Sep 12% 0 2.2
Oct 11% 0 3
Nov 9% 1.2 1.4
Dec 8% 1.9 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 3 3
Feb 10 5.8 3
Mar 11 3 4.8
Apr 10 0 4.8
May 18 0 8.1
Jun 17 0 9.4
Jul 13 0 7.9
Aug 11 0 6.4
Sep 12 0 5.6
Oct 11 0 7.6
Nov 9 3 3.6
Dec 8 4.8 2.8


Humidity and Wind

Abilene has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (41.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (49.4%).

Wind in Abilene is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and June. April’s average wind speed of around 11.6 knots (13.4 MPH or 21.6 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 20.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Abilene.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.8 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Feb 10 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Mar 10.7 Gentle breeze 18.5 Significant breeze
Apr 11.6 Significant breeze 19.7 Strong breeze
May 10.3 Gentle breeze 18.3 Significant breeze
Jun 10.5 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
Jul 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Aug 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Sep 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Oct 8.7 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Nov 9.3 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Dec 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44.6%
Feb 44.9%
Mar 43%
Apr 41.1%
May 49.2%
Jun 46.8%
Jul 46.5%
Aug 41.9%
Sep 49.4%
Oct 46.4%
Nov 46%
Dec 48.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Abilene?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Abilene, TX, US is June, followed by July and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Abilene in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43 in November means 43% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Abilene Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 69°F (20.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Abilene, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.8°F (34.3°C) and 64.3°F (17.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Abilene to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 70.2°F (21.2°C) and 57.5°F (14.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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