The best times to visit Chadron for ideal weather are

May 28th to October 7th

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



Other Chadron Travel Info

Weather in Chadron


Average temperatures in Chadron 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 less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Chadron, 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 95.5°F (35.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.9°F (16.1°C) at night.

Chadron Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Chadron 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.

Chadron Perceived Temperature (F)


Chadron Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Chadron 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 38.8 24.9 12.9
Feb 40.7 26.1 14.4
Mar 58.1 39.6 25.2
Apr 62 45.8 32.6
May 71.2 55.7 42.2
Jun 83.7 67.1 52.6
Jul 92.8 75.4 59.1
Aug 92.2 74 57.5
Sep 83.1 63.7 47
Oct 65.6 48.4 35
Nov 52.4 35.5 21.9
Dec 37.8 23.2 10.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.8 -3.9 -10.6
Feb 4.8 -3.3 -9.8
Mar 14.5 4.2 -3.8
Apr 16.7 7.7 0.3
May 21.8 13.2 5.7
Jun 28.7 19.5 11.4
Jul 33.8 24.1 15.1
Aug 33.4 23.3 14.2
Sep 28.4 17.6 8.3
Oct 18.7 9.1 1.7
Nov 11.3 1.9 -5.6
Dec 3.2 -4.9 -11.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chadron are January, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Chadron? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Chadron.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.2
Feb 5% 0 0.5
Mar 5% 0 0.5
Apr 19% 0 2.1
May 24% 0 3.1
Jun 23% 0 2.9
Jul 10% 0 1.3
Aug 7% 0 1
Sep 8% 0 1.2
Oct 12% 0 1.7
Nov 6% 0 0.5
Dec 5% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.5
Feb 5 0 1.3
Mar 5 0 1.3
Apr 19 0 5.3
May 24 0 7.9
Jun 23 0 7.4
Jul 10 0 3.3
Aug 7 0 2.5
Sep 8 0 3
Oct 12 0 4.3
Nov 6 0 1.3
Dec 5 0 1.3


Humidity and Wind

Chadron has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (39.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (59.5%).

Wind in Chadron is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.5 MPH or 16.9 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 mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 20.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Mar 8.4 Gentle breeze 18 Significant breeze
Apr 9.1 Gentle breeze 18.6 Strong breeze
May 8.7 Gentle breeze 18.2 Significant breeze
Jun 7.9 Gentle breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
Jul 7.3 Gentle breeze 17.8 Significant breeze
Aug 7.1 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze
Sep 7.2 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Oct 7.6 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Nov 7 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Dec 6.6 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.5%
Feb 58.1%
Mar 44.8%
Apr 49.2%
May 52.4%
Jun 50.6%
Jul 41.4%
Aug 40.4%
Sep 39.9%
Oct 49.4%
Nov 49.7%
Dec 59.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Chadron?

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 Chadron, NE, US is August, followed by September and May. 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 Chadron 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.9 in October means 51.9% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Chadron Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.3°F (25.2°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. 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. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Chadron, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 45.6°F (7.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 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 far too cold this time of year in Chadron to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45.3°F (7.4°C) and 33.6°F (0.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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