The best times to visit Altus for ideal weather are

March 19th to May 20th


September 10th 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 Altus Travel Info

Weather in Altus


Average temperatures in Altus vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Altus, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 100.8°F (38.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72°F (22.2°C) at night.

Altus Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Altus 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.

Altus Perceived Temperature (F)


Altus Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Altus 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 55.6 38.7 25.9
Feb 57.8 41.7 29.7
Mar 69.8 52.9 39.8
Apr 78.2 61.6 48.3
May 85.7 70.7 57.9
Jun 95.4 81.5 68.5
Jul 97.4 83.7 70.6
Aug 98.5 83.6 70.1
Sep 90.4 75.2 62.8
Oct 78.9 63.1 50.1
Nov 66.4 50.6 37.8
Dec 53.7 39.5 29.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.1 3.7 -3.4
Feb 14.3 5.4 -1.3
Mar 21 11.6 4.3
Apr 25.7 16.4 9.1
May 29.8 21.5 14.4
Jun 35.2 27.5 20.3
Jul 36.3 28.7 21.4
Aug 36.9 28.7 21.2
Sep 32.4 24 17.1
Oct 26.1 17.3 10.1
Nov 19.1 10.3 3.2
Dec 12.1 4.2 -1.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Altus are December, August, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late August. For example, on the week of August 20th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 7th.

When can you find snow in Altus? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late November to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Altus is often around around November 26th 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 Altus.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 1.6
Feb 11% 2.1 1.5
Mar 13% 1.6 3
Apr 17% 0 3.5
May 22% 0 3.6
Jun 15% 0 3
Jul 13% 0 2.5
Aug 8% 0 1.4
Sep 11% 0 2.1
Oct 11% 0 2.6
Nov 8% 0 1.7
Dec 8% 5.9 1.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 4.1
Feb 11 5.3 3.8
Mar 13 4.1 7.6
Apr 17 0 8.9
May 22 0 9.1
Jun 15 0 7.6
Jul 13 0 6.4
Aug 8 0 3.6
Sep 11 0 5.3
Oct 11 0 6.6
Nov 8 0 4.3
Dec 8 15 3.3


Humidity and Wind

Altus has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (45.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (57.9%).

Wind in Altus is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by June and March. April’s average wind speed of around 11.3 knots (13 MPH or 21 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 21.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.2 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Feb 9.4 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Mar 10.2 Gentle breeze 19 Significant breeze
Apr 11.3 Significant breeze 20.4 Strong breeze
May 10.2 Gentle breeze 18.9 Significant breeze
Jun 10.4 Gentle breeze 19.8 Strong breeze
Jul 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Aug 7.8 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Sep 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Oct 8.7 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Nov 8.7 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Dec 8.2 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.7%
Feb 53%
Mar 51.6%
Apr 50%
May 54.1%
Jun 50.4%
Jul 49%
Aug 45.9%
Sep 51.2%
Oct 49.5%
Nov 51.3%
Dec 57.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Altus?

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 Altus, OK, 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 Altus 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43 in November means 43% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Altus Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 92.4°F (33.6°C) and 63°F (17.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 moderate precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Altus, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.5°F (34.2°C) and 59.6°F (15.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 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 Altus to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 63°F (17.2°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°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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