The best times to visit Edwards for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 9th

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

 

 


Other Edwards Travel Info

Weather in Edwards

Temperature

Average temperatures in Edwards vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 31st 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 Edwards, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 86.5°F (30.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.7°F (9.8°C) at night.

Edwards Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Edwards 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.

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Edwards Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Edwards 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 33.1 19.8 9.5
Feb 39.2 26.7 16.8
Mar 51.4 36.4 24.4
Apr 57.8 43.3 30.4
May 67.4 52.2 37.8
Jun 81.3 64.4 45.8
Jul 85 68.5 52.2
Aug 82.8 66.5 50.3
Sep 76.2 58.5 42.7
Oct 62.3 45.6 32.2
Nov 48.2 32.5 20.9
Dec 34.4 22 12.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.6 -6.8 -12.5
Feb 4 -2.9 -8.4
Mar 10.8 2.4 -4.2
Apr 14.3 6.3 -0.9
May 19.7 11.2 3.2
Jun 27.4 18 7.7
Jul 29.4 20.3 11.2
Aug 28.2 19.2 10.2
Sep 24.6 14.7 5.9
Oct 16.8 7.6 0.1
Nov 9 0.3 -6.2
Dec 1.3 -5.6 -10.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Edwards are June, January, 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 early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Edwards? 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 Edwards.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0 1.3
Feb 16% 0 1.4
Mar 23% 0 1.9
Apr 22% 0 2.4
May 17% 0 1.8
Jun 4% 0 0.4
Jul 25% 0 2.9
Aug 21% 0 2
Sep 17% 0 1.6
Oct 16% 0 1.6
Nov 18% 0 1.3
Dec 16% 0 1.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 3.3
Feb 16 0 3.6
Mar 23 0 4.8
Apr 22 0 6.1
May 17 0 4.6
Jun 4 0 1
Jul 25 0 7.4
Aug 21 0 5.1
Sep 17 0 4.1
Oct 16 0 4.1
Nov 18 0 3.3
Dec 16 0 3.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Edwards has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (23.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (66.2%).

Wind in Edwards is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by April and May. June’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 11 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid June 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 Edwards.

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Wind

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.1 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 15.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.9 Light breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
May 5.7 Light breeze 17.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 15.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 14.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 12.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.1%
Feb 57.7%
Mar 43.4%
Apr 38.2%
May 36.3%
Jun 23.5%
Jul 34.5%
Aug 34.2%
Sep 35.5%
Oct 41%
Nov 51%
Dec 66.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Edwards?

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 Edwards, CO, US is May, followed by July 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 Edwards in December. 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 44.1 in December means 44.1% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Edwards Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.1°F (24.5°C) and 42.4°F (5.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Edwards, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 42.2°F (5.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 5 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 Edwards to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 42.4°F (5.8°C) and 30.1°F (-1.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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