The best times to visit Gila Bend for ideal weather are

February 5th to April 29th

or

October 22nd to December 9th

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

 

 


Other Gila Bend Travel Info

Weather in Gila Bend

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gila Bend vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th 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 Gila Bend, 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 109.9°F (43.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 87.7°F (30.9°C) at night.

Gila Bend Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gila Bend 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.

Gila Bend Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gila Bend Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gila Bend 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 67.7 57.6 42.7
Feb 71.2 61 45.4
Mar 80.2 70 52.6
Apr 85.9 76.4 61.2
May 95.1 86.3 71.9
Jun 104.4 95.9 81.8
Jul 106.6 98.7 86.4
Aug 106.8 98.6 85.7
Sep 101.8 93.2 78.3
Oct 89.3 79.6 63.4
Nov 78.9 68.8 53.1
Dec 65.7 56.4 43.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 19.8 14.2 5.9
Feb 21.8 16.1 7.4
Mar 26.8 21.1 11.4
Apr 29.9 24.7 16.2
May 35.1 30.2 22.2
Jun 40.2 35.5 27.7
Jul 41.4 37.1 30.2
Aug 41.6 37 29.8
Sep 38.8 34 25.7
Oct 31.8 26.4 17.4
Nov 26.1 20.4 11.7
Dec 18.7 13.6 6.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gila Bend are June, April, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Gila Bend? 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 Gila Bend.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gila Bend (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 3% 0 0.4
Feb 3% 0 0.1
Mar 3% 0 0.2
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 1% 0 0.1
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 11% 0 1.7
Aug 5% 0 0.7
Sep 2% 0 0.2
Oct 1% 0 0.1
Nov 2% 0 0.2
Dec 8% 0 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1
Feb 3 0 0.3
Mar 3 0 0.5
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 1 0 0.3
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 11 0 4.3
Aug 5 0 1.8
Sep 2 0 0.5
Oct 1 0 0.3
Nov 2 0 0.5
Dec 8 0 2.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Gila Bend has some months with regular humidity, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is June (6.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (35.6%).

Wind in Gila Bend is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 14.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 5.4 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.8 Light breeze 11.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.9 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jul 6.1 Light breeze 12.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 11.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.6 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 27.4%
Feb 24.8%
Mar 14.3%
Apr 9.8%
May 7.6%
Jun 6.5%
Jul 18.5%
Aug 19.3%
Sep 16.3%
Oct 14.1%
Nov 18.3%
Dec 35.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gila Bend?

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 Gila Bend, AZ, US is March, followed by January and February. 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 Gila Bend 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

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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 46 in November means 46% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Gila Bend Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 100.3°F (37.9°C) and 75.5°F (24.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the most precipitation with 0 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Gila Bend, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 102.6°F (39.2°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Gila Bend to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.5°F (24.2°C) and 61.5°F (16.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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