The best times to visit Fancy Gap for ideal weather are
April 23rd to June 17th
August 13th 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.
Fancy Gap Travel Guide
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Weather in Fancy Gap
Average temperatures in Fancy Gap vary drastically. 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 60th 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 Fancy Gap, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 82.5°F (28.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.2°F (18.4°C) at night.
Fancy Gap Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Fancy Gap Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Fancy Gap Perceived Temperature (F)
Fancy Gap Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Fancy Gap 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fancy Gap are February, January, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Fancy Gap? 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 Fancy Gap.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Fancy Gap (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Fancy Gap has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (76.7%).
Wind in Fancy Gap is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and March. February’s average wind speed of around 8.4 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.6 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 to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 19.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Fancy Gap.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||7.9||Gentle breeze||16.5||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8.4||Gentle breeze||17.6||Strong breeze|
|Mar||7.7||Gentle breeze||15.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.3||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|May||5.4||Light breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.7||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Jul||4||Light breeze||10.4||Significant breeze|
|Aug||3.7||Barely noticeable||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.8||Barely noticeable||9.8||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.9||Light breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Nov||6.6||Light breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.1||Gentle breeze||15||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Fancy Gap?
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 Fancy Gap, VA, US is October, followed by June and March. 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 Fancy Gap in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Fancy Gap Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.6°F (25.9°C) and 46.6°F (8.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 the most precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Fancy Gap, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 52°F (11.1°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Fancy Gap to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.2°F (10.1°C) and 41.1°F (5.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.