The best times to visit Gonzales for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 6th


October 8th to December 30th

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



Other Gonzales Travel Info

Weather in Gonzales


Average temperatures in Gonzales vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th 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 Gonzales, 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 95.7°F (35.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.4°F (25.2°C) at night.

Gonzales Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Gonzales 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.

Gonzales Perceived Temperature (F)


Gonzales Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Gonzales 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 61.1 49.7 40.7
Feb 62 50.7 41.8
Mar 75.3 64.6 56.4
Apr 80.1 71.1 64.3
May 85.6 75.3 67.3
Jun 89.3 79.5 72.2
Jul 93.5 82.9 75.1
Aug 91 80.7 73.1
Sep 87.6 77.1 70
Oct 81.4 69.5 60.2
Nov 70.6 59.2 50.8
Dec 69.3 59.2 51.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.2 9.8 4.8
Feb 16.7 10.4 5.4
Mar 24.1 18.1 13.6
Apr 26.7 21.7 17.9
May 29.8 24.1 19.6
Jun 31.8 26.4 22.3
Jul 34.2 28.3 23.9
Aug 32.8 27.1 22.8
Sep 30.9 25.1 21.1
Oct 27.4 20.8 15.7
Nov 21.4 15.1 10.4
Dec 20.7 15.1 10.8


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 Gonzales.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Gonzales has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (65.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (79.4%).

Wind in Gonzales is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and December. February’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 KPH) is considered “a light 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 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.9 Barely noticeable 10.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Mar 3.5 Barely noticeable 10 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.3 Barely noticeable 10.7 Gentle breeze
May 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.2 Barely noticeable 9.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.2 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 1.8 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 1.9 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.9 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.6%
Feb 65.9%
Mar 74.3%
Apr 78.8%
May 78.3%
Jun 77.7%
Jul 74%
Aug 76.8%
Sep 79.4%
Oct 72.1%
Nov 71.3%
Dec 79.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Gonzales?

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 Gonzales, LA, US is February, 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 Gonzales in August. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 34.6 in August means 34.6% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Gonzales Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. 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. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Gonzales, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 66.3°F (19.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. 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 Gonzales to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.3°F (22.9°C) and 51.5°F (10.8°C). These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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