The best times to visit Lawton for ideal weather are

March 19th to June 3rd


August 20th to November 11th

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



Other Lawton Travel Info

Weather in Lawton


Average temperatures in Lawton vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Lawton, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 99.7°F (37.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.7°F (23.2°C) at night.

Lawton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Lawton Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Lawton Perceived Temperature (F)


Lawton Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Lawton 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 55.2 39.9 28.4
Feb 57.4 42.8 32
Mar 69 54.3 42.7
Apr 76.6 62.4 50.7
May 83.4 70.5 59.1
Jun 92.6 80.9 69.9
Jul 96.1 84 72.2
Aug 97.5 84.5 72
Sep 89.1 75.7 64
Oct 77.6 63.3 50.9
Nov 65.9 51.5 39.6
Dec 54.2 40.8 30.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.9 4.4 -2
Feb 14.1 6 0
Mar 20.6 12.4 5.9
Apr 24.8 16.9 10.4
May 28.6 21.4 15.1
Jun 33.7 27.2 21.1
Jul 35.6 28.9 22.3
Aug 36.4 29.2 22.2
Sep 31.7 24.3 17.8
Oct 25.3 17.4 10.5
Nov 18.8 10.8 4.2
Dec 12.3 4.9 -0.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lawton are January, February, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late February and early March. For example, on the week of February 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 7th.

When can you find snow in Lawton? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Lawton is often around around January 15th 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 Lawton.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 7% 1.5 1.1
Feb 7% 3.4 1
Mar 10% 0 1.9
Apr 17% 0 3.7
May 24% 0 5.6
Jun 19% 0 4.5
Jul 17% 0 3.4
Aug 9% 0 2.2
Sep 13% 0 2.4
Oct 13% 0 2.9
Nov 10% 3.1 2.3
Dec 10% 2 1.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 3.8 2.8
Feb 7 8.6 2.5
Mar 10 0 4.8
Apr 17 0 9.4
May 24 0 14.2
Jun 19 0 11.4
Jul 17 0 8.6
Aug 9 0 5.6
Sep 13 0 6.1
Oct 13 0 7.4
Nov 10 7.9 5.8
Dec 10 5.1 4.3


Humidity and Wind

Lawton has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (45.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (56.9%).

Wind in Lawton is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 10.5 knots (12 MPH or 19.4 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 19 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Feb 9.2 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Mar 10 Gentle breeze 17.5 Significant breeze
Apr 10.5 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
May 9.3 Gentle breeze 17.2 Significant breeze
Jun 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Jul 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Aug 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Oct 7.9 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Nov 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Dec 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 47%
Feb 51.9%
Mar 49.9%
Apr 51.7%
May 56.9%
Jun 54.3%
Jul 49.7%
Aug 45.3%
Sep 51.4%
Oct 51.1%
Nov 51.3%
Dec 56.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Lawton?

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 Lawton, OK, US is March, followed by May 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 Lawton in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 63.2 in January means 63.2% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Lawton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 62.8°F (17.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 7 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Lawton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 59.4°F (15.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Lawton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.8°F (17.1°C) and 51.5°F (10.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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