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.
Gonzales Travel Guide
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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)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gonzales (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
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.
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||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|
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
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.