The best times to visit Las Vegas for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 13th

or

October 1st to November 18th

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 Las Vegas

Temperature

Average temperatures in Las Vegas vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th 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 Las Vegas, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 107.4°F (41.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82.2°F (27.9°C) at night.

Las Vegas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Las Vegas 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.

Las Vegas Perceived Temperature (F)

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Las Vegas Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Las Vegas 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 60.7 48.8 38.5
Feb 65.7 53.5 42.9
Mar 75.1 62.2 49.9
Apr 82 68.5 55.4
May 90.4 77.5 64.4
Jun 101.8 89.1 75.3
Jul 106.1 93.9 81.8
Aug 104.3 91.8 79.6
Sep 97.5 84.8 72.8
Oct 83.5 70.7 59.4
Nov 70.3 58.1 47.2
Dec 58.1 47.5 38.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.9 9.3 3.6
Feb 18.7 11.9 6.1
Mar 23.9 16.8 9.9
Apr 27.8 20.3 13
May 32.4 25.3 18
Jun 38.8 31.7 24.1
Jul 41.2 34.4 27.7
Aug 40.2 33.2 26.4
Sep 36.4 29.3 22.7
Oct 28.6 21.5 15.2
Nov 21.3 14.5 8.4
Dec 14.5 8.6 3.6


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Las Vegas are April, June, and then May. 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 January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Las Vegas? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Las Vegas is often around around December 17th 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Las Vegas (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 4% 0 0.5
Feb 3% 0 0.4
Mar 2% 0 0.1
Apr 0% 0 0.1
May 1% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 1% 0 0.3
Aug 4% 0 0.5
Sep 3% 0 0.4
Oct 4% 0 0.4
Nov 2% 0 0.2
Dec 4% 2.2 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.3
Feb 3 0 1
Mar 2 0 0.3
Apr 0 0 0.3
May 1 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 1 0 0.8
Aug 4 0 1.3
Sep 3 0 1
Oct 4 0 1
Nov 2 0 0.5
Dec 4 5.6 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Las Vegas has no months that would be considered humid, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is June (5.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (31.1%).

Wind in Las Vegas is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by May and April. June’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.4 MPH or 16.8 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 5.4 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Feb 6.1 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Apr 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
May 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Jun 9 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Jul 7.7 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Sep 6.2 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Dec 5.6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 24.5%
Feb 23.8%
Mar 14.3%
Apr 10.2%
May 8.5%
Jun 5.5%
Jul 12.6%
Aug 13.5%
Sep 13.5%
Oct 16.1%
Nov 19.1%
Dec 31.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Las Vegas?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 07, 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 Las Vegas, NV, US is January, followed by July 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 Las Vegas 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 64.2 in November means 64.2% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Las Vegas Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 96.6°F (35.9°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see moderate precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Las Vegas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 101.1°F (38.4°C) and 63.8°F (17.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 1 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 too cold this time of year in Las Vegas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 55.5°F (13.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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