The best times to visit Liberal for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 10th


August 27th to October 21st

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



Other Liberal Travel Info

Weather in Liberal


Average temperatures in Liberal 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 very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 40th 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 Liberal, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 96.6°F (35.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69°F (20.6°C) at night.

Liberal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Liberal 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.

Liberal Perceived Temperature (F)


Liberal Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Liberal 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 49.4 32.4 20.9
Feb 51.4 34.6 22.7
Mar 65.1 46.9 33.2
Apr 71.9 54.8 41.7
May 81.4 65.1 51.4
Jun 92.8 77.1 63.6
Jul 95.2 80.5 67.5
Aug 94.3 78.9 66
Sep 87.2 70.8 57.9
Oct 73.8 56.9 44.4
Nov 60.9 44 31.4
Dec 47.1 32.9 22.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.7 0.2 -6.2
Feb 10.8 1.4 -5.2
Mar 18.4 8.3 0.7
Apr 22.2 12.7 5.4
May 27.4 18.4 10.8
Jun 33.8 25.1 17.6
Jul 35.1 26.9 19.7
Aug 34.6 26.1 18.9
Sep 30.7 21.6 14.4
Oct 23.2 13.8 6.9
Nov 16.1 6.7 -0.3
Dec 8.4 0.5 -5.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Liberal are January, February, and then March. 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 July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Liberal? 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 Liberal.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.1
Feb 2% 0 0.2
Mar 4% 0 0.6
Apr 10% 0 1.3
May 9% 0 1.9
Jun 11% 0 2.8
Jul 13% 0 1.8
Aug 12% 0 2.6
Sep 9% 0 1.1
Oct 9% 0 1.7
Nov 4% 0 0.4
Dec 4% 0 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 2 0 0.5
Mar 4 0 1.5
Apr 10 0 3.3
May 9 0 4.8
Jun 11 0 7.1
Jul 13 0 4.6
Aug 12 0 6.6
Sep 9 0 2.8
Oct 9 0 4.3
Nov 4 0 1
Dec 4 0 1


Humidity and Wind

Liberal has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (39.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (50%).

Wind in Liberal is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by June and May. April’s average wind speed of around 12.8 knots (14.7 MPH or 23.7 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 June where average top sustained speeds reach 25.2 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.1 Gentle breeze 19.1 Strong breeze
Feb 10.4 Gentle breeze 20.1 Strong breeze
Mar 11.4 Significant breeze 21.5 Strong breeze
Apr 12.8 Significant breeze 24 Very strong breeze
May 11.8 Significant breeze 22.4 Strong breeze
Jun 12.2 Significant breeze 23.7 Very strong breeze
Jul 10.2 Gentle breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Aug 9.9 Gentle breeze 19.2 Strong breeze
Sep 10.4 Gentle breeze 19.2 Strong breeze
Oct 10.6 Gentle breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Nov 10.5 Gentle breeze 19.9 Strong breeze
Dec 10.1 Gentle breeze 18.8 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 45.8%
Feb 46.8%
Mar 39.9%
Apr 40.2%
May 40.7%
Jun 41.5%
Jul 41.4%
Aug 43.5%
Sep 43%
Oct 42.7%
Nov 41.1%
Dec 50%


Is it Safe to Travel to Liberal?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Liberal, KS, US is June, followed by July and December. 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 Liberal 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 36.5 in January means 36.5% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Liberal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 56°F (13.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Liberal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 54.3°F (12.4°C), which will feel comfortable 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 Liberal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56°F (13.3°C) and 43.2°F (6.2°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.


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