The best times to visit Beckley for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 8th

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



Other Beckley Travel Info

Weather in Beckley


Average temperatures in Beckley vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th 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 Beckley, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 82°F (27.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.8°F (16.6°C) at night.

Beckley Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Beckley 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.

Beckley Perceived Temperature (F)


Beckley Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Beckley 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 41.4 30.7 21.5
Feb 43 31.9 22.1
Mar 55.5 43 32.3
Apr 67.3 53.7 41.1
May 74.2 62 50.4
Jun 80.2 68.6 58.1
Jul 81.5 70.3 60.5
Aug 81.1 69.6 59.7
Sep 76.3 64.4 54.5
Oct 65.6 53.4 43
Nov 55.5 43.3 32.5
Dec 46.9 37.1 28

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.2 -0.7 -5.8
Feb 6.1 -0.1 -5.5
Mar 13.1 6.1 0.2
Apr 19.6 12.1 5.1
May 23.4 16.7 10.2
Jun 26.8 20.3 14.5
Jul 27.5 21.3 15.8
Aug 27.3 20.9 15.4
Sep 24.6 18 12.5
Oct 18.7 11.9 6.1
Nov 13.1 6.3 0.3
Dec 8.3 2.8 -2.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Beckley are September, August, 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 to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Beckley? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to late October to early November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Beckley is often around around October 29th 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 Beckley.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 25% 4.4 3.2
Feb 24% 6.9 2.5
Mar 28% 6 5
Apr 30% 1.5 4.2
May 30% 0 4.6
Jun 31% 0 4
Jul 38% 0 5.7
Aug 21% 0 3.4
Sep 18% 0 2.9
Oct 23% 8.7 3.2
Nov 22% 4.6 2.5
Dec 34% 5.8 4.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 11.2 8.1
Feb 24 17.5 6.4
Mar 28 15.2 12.7
Apr 30 3.8 10.7
May 30 0 11.7
Jun 31 0 10.2
Jul 38 0 14.5
Aug 21 0 8.6
Sep 18 0 7.4
Oct 23 22.1 8.1
Nov 22 11.7 6.4
Dec 34 14.7 11.2


Humidity and Wind

Beckley has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (46.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (68.6%).

Wind in Beckley is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and March. February’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
May 5.4 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Jun 4.8 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 10.3 Significant breeze
Aug 4 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.5 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.4%
Feb 55.3%
Mar 52.7%
Apr 46.7%
May 58.8%
Jun 65.8%
Jul 68.6%
Aug 67.7%
Sep 66.2%
Oct 61.1%
Nov 53.9%
Dec 64.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Beckley?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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 Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Beckley, WV, US is October, followed by June and March. 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 Beckley in February. 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 27.5 in February means 27.5% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Beckley Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.5°F (26.4°C) and 45.2°F (7.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Beckley, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.9°F (27.2°C) and 50.6°F (10.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Beckley to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.3°F (9.1°C) and 39.1°F (3.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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