The best times to visit Independence for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 3rd

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

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Weather in Independence

Temperature

Average temperatures in Independence vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel cold for about half the year, and too hot for part of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Independence, 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 92.7°F (33.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.9°F (22.7°C) at night.

Independence Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Independence 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.

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Independence Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Independence 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.

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Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 42.7 30.7 21.7
Feb 43.9 32.4 23.6
Mar 60.3 47.4 37.6
Apr 68.9 56.9 46.9
May 77.7 67.2 57.4
Jun 87.3 77.3 68
Jul 90.8 80.8 71.5
Aug 90.2 79.4 70
Sep 81.8 70.5 60.7
Oct 70.4 58.7 48.5
Nov 58.2 46.9 37.3
Dec 45.3 34.8 26.3

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Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.9 -0.7 -5.7
Feb 6.6 0.2 -4.7
Mar 15.7 8.6 3.1
Apr 20.5 13.8 8.3
May 25.4 19.6 14.1
Jun 30.7 25.2 20
Jul 32.7 27.1 21.9
Aug 32.3 26.3 21.1
Sep 27.7 21.4 15.9
Oct 21.3 14.8 9.2
Nov 14.6 8.3 2.9
Dec 7.4 1.6 -3.2

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Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Independence are January, November, and then December. 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 June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Independence? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Independence.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

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Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.4
Feb 11% 0 1.4
Mar 15% 0 2.3
Apr 22% 0 4
May 25% 0 4.8
Jun 25% 0 5.4
Jul 18% 0 3.7
Aug 14% 0 2.8
Sep 22% 0 4.7
Oct 17% 0 3.2
Nov 10% 0 1.6
Dec 10% 0 1.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1
Feb 11 0 3.6
Mar 15 0 5.8
Apr 22 0 10.2
May 25 0 12.2
Jun 25 0 13.7
Jul 18 0 9.4
Aug 14 0 7.1
Sep 22 0 11.9
Oct 17 0 8.1
Nov 10 0 4.1
Dec 10 0 3.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Independence has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (47% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (57.2%).

Wind in Independence is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and June. April’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.6 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 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

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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 7 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Apr 7.9 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
May 7 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jun 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Jul 6.2 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Aug 5.9 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Nov 7 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6.6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 49.2%
Feb 49.8%
Mar 48.3%
Apr 47%
May 53.6%
Jun 56.2%
Jul 54.1%
Aug 54.1%
Sep 55.7%
Oct 50.5%
Nov 48.7%
Dec 57.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Independence?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 19, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Independence, MO, US is July, followed by August 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 Independence 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.4 in November means 41.4% of the tourists vs. July.


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Overall Independence Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.7°F (28.2°C) and 46.5°F (8.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Independence, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 51.2°F (10.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Independence to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.5°F (8.1°C) and 40.5°F (4.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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