The best times to visit Carlisle for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 10th


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.



Other Carlisle Travel Info

Weather in Carlisle


Average temperatures in Carlisle vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th 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 Carlisle, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 87.9°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.9°F (19.4°C) at night.

Carlisle Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Carlisle 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.

Carlisle Perceived Temperature (F)


Carlisle Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Carlisle 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 40.4 29.6 20.9
Feb 35.4 23.4 13.3
Mar 56.4 42 30
Apr 69.2 55.6 43.4
May 78 67.3 54.5
Jun 83.5 72.9 62.7
Jul 83.6 73.3 62.9
Aug 82.5 73.1 62.6
Sep 79.7 69 56.8
Oct 66.6 57.2 47.1
Nov 54.3 44.6 35.3
Dec 49.4 42.6 35.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.7 -1.3 -6.2
Feb 1.9 -4.8 -10.4
Mar 13.6 5.6 -1.1
Apr 20.7 13.1 6.3
May 25.6 19.6 12.5
Jun 28.6 22.7 17.1
Jul 28.7 22.9 17.2
Aug 28.1 22.8 17
Sep 26.5 20.6 13.8
Oct 19.2 14 8.4
Nov 12.4 7 1.8
Dec 9.7 5.9 2.2


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 Carlisle.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Carlisle has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (74.3%).

Wind in Carlisle is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by April and March. February’s average wind speed of around 7.7 knots (8.9 MPH or 14.3 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 19.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 14.2 Significant breeze
Feb 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Mar 7.4 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Apr 7.6 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
May 6 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Jun 5.7 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.4 Light breeze 10.2 Significant breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Nov 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Dec 6.9 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64%
Feb 56.4%
Mar 54.7%
Apr 53.5%
May 57.1%
Jun 69.2%
Jul 69.2%
Aug 68.8%
Sep 63.9%
Oct 64.1%
Nov 59.2%
Dec 74.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Carlisle?

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 Carlisle, KY, US is June, followed by February and July. 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 Carlisle in October. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.6 in October means 47.6% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Carlisle Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.7°F (28.2°C) and 39.9°F (4.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. 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 comfortable. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Carlisle, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 48.6°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 far too cold this time of year in Carlisle to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.7°F (11.5°C) and 26.7°F (-2.9°C). These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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