The best times to visit Danville for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 17th

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

Temperature

Average temperatures in Danville vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 17th 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, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 88.5°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.7°F (18.7°C) at night.

Danville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Danville Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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)

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Danville Perceived Temperature (C)

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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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan42.831.922.9
Feb45.133.523.4
Mar59.546.335.4
Apr69.956.543.9
May78.166.154.2
Jun8673.962.3
Jul87.375.664.8
Aug87.575.263.5
Sep82.369.357.4
Oct70.357.145.3
Nov58.145.634.3
Dec48.538.529.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan6-0.1-5.1
Feb7.30.8-4.8
Mar15.37.91.9
Apr21.113.66.6
May25.618.912.3
Jun3023.316.8
Jul30.724.218.2
Aug30.82417.5
Sep27.920.714.1
Oct21.313.97.4
Nov14.57.61.3
Dec9.23.6-1.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Danville are September, August, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late April with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in Danville? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Danville is often around around February 12th 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan23%2.23.5
Feb25%33.4
Mar27%2.94.2
Apr29%06.6
May26%04.9
Jun27%04.6
Jul30%06.6
Aug19%04.1
Sep19%03.5
Oct21%03.9
Nov22%1.23.2
Dec33%25.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan235.68.9
Feb257.68.6
Mar277.410.7
Apr29016.8
May26012.4
Jun27011.7
Jul30016.8
Aug19010.4
Sep1908.9
Oct2109.9
Nov2238.1
Dec335.114

 

Humidity and Wind

Danville has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (67.6%).

Wind in Danville is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and April. January’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 15 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 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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
Jan8.1Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
Feb8Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
Mar8.1Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
Apr8.1Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
May6.2Light breeze12.4Significant breeze
Jun5.8Light breeze12.5Significant breeze
Jul5Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Aug4.7Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Sep5.3Light breeze10.8Significant breeze
Oct6.4Light breeze12.3Significant breeze
Nov7Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
Dec7.7Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan60.8%
Feb57.8%
Mar53.8%
Apr51.7%
May59.1%
Jun60.8%
Jul63.4%
Aug60.7%
Sep59.3%
Oct57.2%
Nov56.6%
Dec67.6%

 

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, KY, US is June, followed by July and April. 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

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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 40.4 in November means 40.4% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Danville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.2°F (29°C) and 49.3°F (9.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 9 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 6 to 9 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 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 53°F (11.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 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 49.3°F (9.6°C) and 40.8°F (4.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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