The best times to visit Danville for ideal weather are

April 30th to October 21st

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



Other Danville Travel Info

Weather in Danville


Average temperatures in Danville vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 40th 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 Danville, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 86.5°F (30.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.2°F (18.4°C) at night.

Danville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Danville 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.

Danville Perceived Temperature (F)


Danville Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Danville 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 34.2 25.7 18.1
Feb 34.8 26 18.4
Mar 52.6 41.3 32.8
Apr 65.8 53.3 43
May 76.7 64.5 53.8
Jun 83.8 72.9 63.2
Jul 85.6 74.4 63.8
Aug 84.9 72.6 61.5
Sep 80 66.3 55.3
Oct 67.7 54.9 44.4
Nov 53 42.4 33.5
Dec 40.4 32.6 25.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.2 -3.5 -7.7
Feb 1.6 -3.3 -7.6
Mar 11.4 5.2 0.4
Apr 18.8 11.8 6.1
May 24.8 18.1 12.1
Jun 28.8 22.7 17.3
Jul 29.8 23.6 17.7
Aug 29.4 22.6 16.4
Sep 26.7 19.1 12.9
Oct 19.8 12.7 6.9
Nov 11.7 5.8 0.8
Dec 4.7 0.3 -3.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Danville are August, March, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in Danville? 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 Danville.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1.8
Feb 13% 0 1.3
Mar 9% 0 1.2
Apr 21% 0 2.9
May 14% 0 1.7
Jun 20% 0 3.5
Jul 16% 0 2.2
Aug 9% 0 1.9
Sep 12% 0 1.9
Oct 13% 0 2.8
Nov 12% 0 1.9
Dec 17% 0 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 4.6
Feb 13 0 3.3
Mar 9 0 3
Apr 21 0 7.4
May 14 0 4.3
Jun 20 0 8.9
Jul 16 0 5.6
Aug 9 0 4.8
Sep 12 0 4.8
Oct 13 0 7.1
Nov 12 0 4.8
Dec 17 0 6.9


Humidity and Wind

Danville has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (76%).

Wind in Danville is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by April and February. January’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 early April where average top sustained speeds reach 18.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Feb 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Mar 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Apr 9.1 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
May 7.5 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Jul 4.3 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Oct 6.7 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Dec 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70%
Feb 69.7%
Mar 61.8%
Apr 53.2%
May 54.8%
Jun 61.9%
Jul 66.1%
Aug 66.6%
Sep 61.5%
Oct 58.4%
Nov 63%
Dec 76%


Is it Safe to Travel to Danville?

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 Danville, IL, US is July, followed by June and August. 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 Danville 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

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 38.7 in November means 38.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Danville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 81.9°F (27.7°C) and 39°F (3.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 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 the most precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Danville, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 45.2°F (7.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 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 Danville to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.2°F (5.1°C) and 32.8°F (0.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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