The best times to visit Ellis for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 24th


August 20th to October 14th

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



Other Ellis Travel Info

Weather in Ellis


Average temperatures in Ellis 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 somewhat temperate — in the 41st 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 Ellis, 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 95.3°F (35.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.8°F (19.9°C) at night.

Ellis Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Ellis 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.

Ellis Perceived Temperature (F)


Ellis Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Ellis 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 42.9 28.9 18.9
Feb 45.9 31.1 20.6
Mar 60.4 44 31.8
Apr 67.9 52.4 40.4
May 78.1 63.2 50.9
Jun 90.1 75.3 62.9
Jul 94.1 79.3 66.6
Aug 92 77.2 65
Sep 83.6 68.4 56.8
Oct 70.3 54.9 43.1
Nov 57.4 41.8 30.4
Dec 42.3 29.7 20.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 -1.7 -7.3
Feb 7.7 -0.5 -6.3
Mar 15.8 6.7 -0.1
Apr 19.9 11.3 4.7
May 25.6 17.3 10.5
Jun 32.3 24.1 17.2
Jul 34.5 26.3 19.2
Aug 33.3 25.1 18.3
Sep 28.7 20.2 13.8
Oct 21.3 12.7 6.2
Nov 14.1 5.4 -0.9
Dec 5.7 -1.3 -6.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ellis are January, December, 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 late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Ellis? 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 Ellis.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ellis (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 0.1
Feb 3% 0 0.5
Mar 3% 0 0.5
Apr 7% 0 0.9
May 14% 0 2.6
Jun 14% 0 2
Jul 12% 0 2.5
Aug 9% 0 1.6
Sep 4% 0 0.5
Oct 8% 0 1.2
Nov 5% 0 0.7
Dec 3% 0 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 3 0 1.3
Mar 3 0 1.3
Apr 7 0 2.3
May 14 0 6.6
Jun 14 0 5.1
Jul 12 0 6.4
Aug 9 0 4.1
Sep 4 0 1.3
Oct 8 0 3
Nov 5 0 1.8
Dec 3 0 1


Humidity and Wind

Ellis has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is November (46.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (54.5%).

Wind in Ellis is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by June and May. April’s average wind speed of around 11.3 knots (13 MPH or 20.9 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 22 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.8 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Feb 9.5 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
Mar 10.2 Gentle breeze 19.2 Strong breeze
Apr 11.3 Significant breeze 21.2 Strong breeze
May 10.2 Gentle breeze 19.7 Strong breeze
Jun 10.2 Gentle breeze 20.1 Strong breeze
Jul 8.9 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Aug 8.4 Gentle breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
Sep 8.7 Gentle breeze 16.5 Strong breeze
Oct 9.4 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Nov 9.3 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
Dec 8.9 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 52.4%
Feb 52.7%
Mar 47.4%
Apr 48.6%
May 51.5%
Jun 49.8%
Jul 47.9%
Aug 50.8%
Sep 50%
Oct 46.8%
Nov 46.2%
Dec 54.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Ellis?

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 Ellis, KS, US is June, followed by May and July. 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 Ellis 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 38.9 in November means 38.9% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Ellis Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 84.7°F (29.3°C) and 47.2°F (8.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 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 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ellis, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 51.8°F (11°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Ellis to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.3°F (9.6°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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