The best times to visit Harvey for ideal weather are
April 30th to September 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Harvey Travel Guide
Other Harvey Travel Info
Weather in Harvey
Average temperatures in Harvey vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Harvey, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 84.6°F (29.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.9°F (15.5°C) at night.
Harvey Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Harvey 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.
Harvey Perceived Temperature (F)
Harvey Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Harvey 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)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Harvey are February, March, 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 mid May with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.
When can you find snow in Harvey? 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 Harvey.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Harvey (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
Harvey has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (55.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (76.8%).
Wind in Harvey is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and April. January’s average wind speed of around 13.4 knots (15.4 MPH or 24.8 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 23.1 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Harvey.
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||13.4||Significant breeze||21.4||Strong breeze|
|Feb||11||Significant breeze||18.4||Strong breeze|
|Mar||11.8||Significant breeze||19.2||Strong breeze|
|Apr||11.6||Significant breeze||18.3||Strong breeze|
|May||10.8||Gentle breeze||18.3||Strong breeze|
|Jun||8.4||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.9||Gentle breeze||16.8||Strong breeze|
|Aug||7.9||Gentle breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.7||Gentle breeze||15.9||Strong breeze|
|Oct||10.9||Gentle breeze||17.7||Strong breeze|
|Nov||11.6||Significant breeze||18.6||Strong breeze|
|Dec||10.7||Gentle breeze||17.6||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Harvey?
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 Harvey, ND, US is August, followed by March 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 Harvey in June. 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 Harvey Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.2°F (24°C) and 20.4°F (-6.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 9 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Harvey, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 25.1°F (-3.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 7 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 Harvey to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.5°F (4.2°C) and 11.5°F (-11.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.