The best times to visit Fort Stockton for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 20th

or

September 17th to November 11th

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

 

 


Other Fort Stockton Travel Info

Weather in Fort Stockton

Temperature

Average temperatures in Fort Stockton vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st 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 Fort Stockton, the hottest months are August, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 97.7°F (36.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.8°F (22.7°C) at night.

Fort Stockton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Fort Stockton 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.

Fort Stockton Perceived Temperature (F)

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Fort Stockton Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Fort Stockton 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)
Jan61.946.535.4
Feb68.85239.1
Mar77.460.546.6
Apr84.968.654.2
May89.674.761.1
Jun96.782.970.2
Jul93.781.670.9
Aug95.58371.3
Sep88.175.565
Oct82.86855.6
Nov71.656.444.4
Dec64.24937.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan16.68.11.9
Feb20.411.13.9
Mar25.215.88.1
Apr29.420.312.3
May3223.716.2
Jun35.928.321.2
Jul34.327.621.6
Aug35.328.321.8
Sep31.224.218.3
Oct28.22013.1
Nov2213.66.9
Dec17.99.43.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fort Stockton are February, December, and then November. 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 February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid September with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.

When can you find snow in Fort Stockton? 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 Fort Stockton.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan6%00.8
Feb2%00.2
Mar4%00.3
Apr4%00.7
May8%01.6
Jun11%01.4
Jul11%02
Aug7%01.7
Sep13%01.6
Oct8%01
Nov3%00.5
Dec3%00.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan602
Feb200.5
Mar400.8
Apr401.8
May804.1
Jun1103.6
Jul1105.1
Aug704.3
Sep1304.1
Oct802.5
Nov301.3
Dec300.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Fort Stockton has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (21.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (45.4%).

Wind in Fort Stockton is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by April and May. June’s average wind speed of around 11 knots (12.7 MPH or 20.4 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 June where average top sustained speeds reach 20.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan8.3Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Feb9.5Gentle breeze16.8Significant breeze
Mar9.8Gentle breeze17.4Significant breeze
Apr10.5Gentle breeze18.7Strong breeze
May10.1Gentle breeze18.5Significant breeze
Jun11Significant breeze19.4Strong breeze
Jul9.3Gentle breeze16.5Significant breeze
Aug8.4Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Sep8.1Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
Oct8.6Gentle breeze14.9Significant breeze
Nov8.4Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
Dec8.4Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan34.9%
Feb29.3%
Mar25.8%
Apr21.6%
May29.6%
Jun33.7%
Jul41%
Aug35.2%
Sep45.4%
Oct36.9%
Nov33.7%
Dec35.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Fort Stockton?

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 Fort Stockton, TX, US is July, followed by March 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 Fort Stockton in January. 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 43.8 in January means 43.8% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Fort Stockton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.6°F (35.3°C) and 72.4°F (22.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Fort Stockton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.7°F (32.6°C) and 65.6°F (18.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 4 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 Fort Stockton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.3°F (23.5°C) and 59.4°F (15.2°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.

 

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