The best times to visit Branson for ideal weather are
April 2nd to June 3rd
September 10th to October 28th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Branson
Average temperatures in Branson vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th 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 Branson, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90.6°F (32.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.4°F (23°C) at night.
Branson Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Branson Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Branson Perceived Temperature (F)
Branson Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Branson 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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 Branson.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Branson (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Branson has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (31.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (76.5%).
Wind in Branson is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by April and November. February’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8.1 MPH or 13 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 late April 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 Branson.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||5.5||Light breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7||Gentle breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.4||Light breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.3||Light breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|May||5.4||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.8||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.9||Barely noticeable||10.4||Significant breeze|
|Aug||3.6||Barely noticeable||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4||Light breeze||9.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.9||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.9||Light breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.7||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Branson?
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 Branson, MO, US is July, followed by August and February. 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 Branson 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
Overall Branson Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77°F (25°C) and 38.3°F (3.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Branson, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 86.8°F (30.4°C) and 48.5°F (9.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. 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 Branson to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58.5°F (14.7°C) and 34.3°F (1.3°C). These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.