The best times to visit Gatesville for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 6th

or

September 24th to December 2nd

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

 

 


Other Gatesville Travel Info

Weather in Gatesville

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gatesville vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Gatesville, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 101.4°F (38.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.8°F (25.4°C) at night.

Gatesville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gatesville 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.

Gatesville Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gatesville Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gatesville 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 62.1 48.9 38.9
Feb 67.7 53.5 43
Mar 74.4 61 50.2
Apr 81.2 68.6 58.4
May 86.8 75.4 65.6
Jun 94.8 83.6 73.5
Jul 96.6 85.2 75.4
Aug 99.3 87.1 76.2
Sep 92.5 80.5 70.4
Oct 83.4 70.7 60.2
Nov 72.1 59.8 49.7
Dec 64.5 51.5 41.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.7 9.4 3.8
Feb 19.8 11.9 6.1
Mar 23.6 16.1 10.1
Apr 27.3 20.3 14.7
May 30.4 24.1 18.7
Jun 34.9 28.7 23.1
Jul 35.9 29.6 24.1
Aug 37.4 30.6 24.6
Sep 33.6 26.9 21.3
Oct 28.6 21.5 15.7
Nov 22.3 15.4 9.8
Dec 18.1 10.8 5.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gatesville are August, July, 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 early to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 7th.

When can you find snow in Gatesville? 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 Gatesville.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gatesville (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 11% 0 2.5
Feb 9% 0 1.1
Mar 19% 0 4.5
Apr 12% 0 2.1
May 22% 0 5.2
Jun 10% 0 2.1
Jul 8% 0 1.7
Aug 4% 0 0.8
Sep 13% 0 3.4
Oct 13% 0 3.9
Nov 9% 0 1.3
Dec 11% 0 1.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 11 0 6.4
Feb 9 0 2.8
Mar 19 0 11.4
Apr 12 0 5.3
May 22 0 13.2
Jun 10 0 5.3
Jul 8 0 4.3
Aug 4 0 2
Sep 13 0 8.6
Oct 13 0 9.9
Nov 9 0 3.3
Dec 11 0 3.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Gatesville has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (44.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (58.7%).

Wind in Gatesville is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.5 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.2 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Feb 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Mar 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Apr 8.9 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
May 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Jul 6.8 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Aug 6.2 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Oct 6.6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Nov 6.9 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Dec 7 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44.7%
Feb 44.8%
Mar 52.6%
Apr 53.5%
May 58.7%
Jun 55.1%
Jul 52.4%
Aug 46.4%
Sep 50.8%
Oct 45.3%
Nov 46.8%
Dec 49.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gatesville?

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 Gatesville, TX, US is April, followed by March 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 Gatesville in October. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44.1 in October means 44.1% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Gatesville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 69.5°F (20.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Gatesville, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 95.4°F (35.2°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 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 too cold this time of year in Gatesville to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.5°F (23.1°C) and 59.1°F (15.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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