The best times to visit Goodland for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 8th

or

August 13th to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Goodland Travel Info

Weather in Goodland

Temperature

Average temperatures in Goodland vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th 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 Goodland, 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 94.8°F (34.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.5°F (16.4°C) at night.

Goodland Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Goodland 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.

Goodland Perceived Temperature (F)

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Goodland Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Goodland 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 46 28.6 14.9
Feb 47.2 29.9 16.3
Mar 62 42.2 26.3
Apr 67.8 48.9 34.1
May 76.6 59 43.6
Jun 88.8 71.1 55.1
Jul 93.5 76.1 60.6
Aug 91.1 74 59.2
Sep 84.5 65.4 50
Oct 70.5 51.6 36.9
Nov 58.7 39.4 24.6
Dec 45.3 28.6 15.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.8 -1.9 -9.5
Feb 8.4 -1.2 -8.7
Mar 16.7 5.7 -3.2
Apr 19.9 9.4 1.2
May 24.8 15 6.4
Jun 31.6 21.7 12.8
Jul 34.2 24.5 15.9
Aug 32.8 23.3 15.1
Sep 29.2 18.6 10
Oct 21.4 10.9 2.7
Nov 14.8 4.1 -4.1
Dec 7.4 -1.9 -9.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Goodland are January, 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 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 late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Goodland? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Goodland is often around around December 3rd when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Goodland.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Goodland (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 2% 6.3 0.3
Feb 6% 4.1 0.6
Mar 5% 3.4 0.9
Apr 16% 3.2 2.2
May 14% 2.6 2.3
Jun 18% 0 2.7
Jul 18% 0 2.4
Aug 15% 0 2.4
Sep 11% 0 2.4
Oct 10% 3 1.4
Nov 4% 2 0.4
Dec 4% 2.6 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 16 0.8
Feb 6 10.4 1.5
Mar 5 8.6 2.3
Apr 16 8.1 5.6
May 14 6.6 5.8
Jun 18 0 6.9
Jul 18 0 6.1
Aug 15 0 6.1
Sep 11 0 6.1
Oct 10 7.6 3.6
Nov 4 5.1 1
Dec 4 6.6 1

 

Humidity and Wind

Goodland has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (42% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (52.5%).

Wind in Goodland is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 12.5 knots (14.4 MPH or 23.2 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 24.9 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 10.4 Gentle breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
Feb 10.7 Gentle breeze 18.9 Strong breeze
Mar 11.1 Significant breeze 19.7 Strong breeze
Apr 12.5 Significant breeze 22.4 Very strong breeze
May 11.3 Significant breeze 20.8 Strong breeze
Jun 10.3 Gentle breeze 20.7 Strong breeze
Jul 9.1 Gentle breeze 18 Strong breeze
Aug 9 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Sep 9.4 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze
Oct 10.1 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Nov 9.9 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Dec 10 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 49%
Feb 52.5%
Mar 42%
Apr 46.4%
May 48%
Jun 46.8%
Jul 45.7%
Aug 48.7%
Sep 46.6%
Oct 47.4%
Nov 43.3%
Dec 51.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Goodland?

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 Goodland, KS, US is August, followed by April 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 Goodland 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 38.5 in November means 38.5% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Goodland Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 84.8°F (29.3°C) and 50.5°F (10.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 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 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Goodland, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 54.2°F (12.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 far too cold this time of year in Goodland to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.5°F (10.3°C) and 41.2°F (5.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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