The best times to visit Dallas for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 20th

or

September 24th to December 9th

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 Dallas

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Dallas 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 fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Dallas, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 98.5°F (36.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.4°F (26.3°C) at night.

    Dallas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Average
    Low

    Dallas Temperatures (Celsius)

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    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Dallas Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Dallas Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Dallas 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

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan56.545.136.5
    Feb62.350.241
    Mar71.859.550.3
    Apr76.865.656
    May8574.866.5
    Jun93.483.675.1
    Jul95.485.377.2
    Aug96.686.477.6
    Sep87.277.569.4
    Oct78.46757.8
    Nov70.659.350.4
    Dec58.246.637.8

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan13.67.32.5
    Feb16.810.15
    Mar22.115.310.2
    Apr24.918.713.3
    May29.423.819.2
    Jun34.128.723.9
    Jul35.229.625.1
    Aug35.930.225.3
    Sep30.725.320.8
    Oct25.819.414.3
    Nov21.415.210.2
    Dec14.68.13.2


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dallas are November, January, 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 mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.

    When can you find snow in Dallas? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Dallas is often around around February 5th 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Dallas.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan12%1.22.5
    Feb13%3.61.4
    Mar21%25.6
    Apr18%03.1
    May20%04
    Jun18%04.9
    Jul16%02.5
    Aug15%02.2
    Sep17%05.2
    Oct25%04.7
    Nov9%02.6
    Dec14%01.6

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan1236.4
    Feb139.13.6
    Mar215.114.2
    Apr1807.9
    May20010.2
    Jun18012.4
    Jul1606.4
    Aug1505.6
    Sep17013.2
    Oct25011.9
    Nov906.6
    Dec1404.1

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Dallas has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (48.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (56.7%).

    Wind in Dallas is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and June. April’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.7 MPH or 18.8 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 19.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    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.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan7.6Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
    Feb8.9Gentle breeze15.3Significant breeze
    Mar10.1Gentle breeze17.1Significant breeze
    Apr10.2Gentle breeze17.4Strong breeze
    May8.7Gentle breeze15.6Significant breeze
    Jun9.5Gentle breeze16.2Significant breeze
    Jul7.1Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
    Aug7.2Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze
    Sep6.6Light breeze12.4Significant breeze
    Oct7.8Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
    Nov7.2Gentle breeze13.1Significant breeze
    Dec8Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan49.5%
    Feb48.1%
    Mar49.2%
    Apr48.5%
    May55.9%
    Jun52.1%
    Jul50.8%
    Aug49.1%
    Sep56.7%
    Oct55.6%
    Nov51.6%
    Dec52.4%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Dallas?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 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 Mar 15, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Dallas, TX, US is July, followed by May and June. 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 Dallas 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

    Key
    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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 53.8 in November means 53.8% of the tourists vs. July.


    Overall Dallas Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 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 about 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dallas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 63.2°F (17.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 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 Dallas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 53.9°F (12.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     

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