The best times to visit Marion for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 10th


September 3rd to November 4th

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



Other Marion Travel Info

Weather in Marion


Average temperatures in Marion 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 low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Marion, 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 94°F (34.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71°F (21.7°C) at night.

Marion Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Marion 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.

Marion Perceived Temperature (F)


Marion Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Marion 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 43 30.4 21.7
Feb 45.2 32.6 24
Mar 59 45.7 36.3
Apr 67.8 54.6 44.9
May 76.5 64.5 55
Jun 88.4 76 66.1
Jul 91.6 79.3 69.3
Aug 90.9 78 67.6
Sep 82.3 69.2 59.4
Oct 69.6 57.1 47.5
Nov 56.6 44.6 35.5
Dec 43.2 32.1 24.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 -0.9 -5.7
Feb 7.3 0.3 -4.4
Mar 15 7.6 2.4
Apr 19.9 12.6 7.2
May 24.7 18.1 12.8
Jun 31.3 24.4 18.9
Jul 33.1 26.3 20.7
Aug 32.7 25.6 19.8
Sep 27.9 20.7 15.2
Oct 20.9 13.9 8.6
Nov 13.7 7 1.9
Dec 6.2 0.1 -4.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Marion are January, December, 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 late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Marion? 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 Marion.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.1
Feb 6% 0 1
Mar 10% 0 1.2
Apr 12% 0 1.8
May 17% 0 3.8
Jun 16% 0 4.2
Jul 15% 0 3.1
Aug 13% 0 2.5
Sep 11% 0 2.1
Oct 7% 0 1.3
Nov 4% 0 0.6
Dec 4% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.3
Feb 6 0 2.5
Mar 10 0 3
Apr 12 0 4.6
May 17 0 9.7
Jun 16 0 10.7
Jul 15 0 7.9
Aug 13 0 6.4
Sep 11 0 5.3
Oct 7 0 3.3
Nov 4 0 1.5
Dec 4 0 1.8


Humidity and Wind

Marion has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is October (48.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (58.1%).

Wind in Marion is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and November. April’s average wind speed of around 11.5 knots (13.3 MPH or 21.4 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 21.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.3 Gentle breeze 18.7 Strong breeze
Feb 10.2 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Mar 11.2 Significant breeze 19.3 Strong breeze
Apr 11.5 Significant breeze 20.7 Strong breeze
May 9.9 Gentle breeze 18 Strong breeze
Jun 10.1 Gentle breeze 18.6 Strong breeze
Jul 8.6 Gentle breeze 16 Strong breeze
Aug 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Sep 8.7 Gentle breeze 15.8 Strong breeze
Oct 9.6 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Nov 10.7 Gentle breeze 19.1 Strong breeze
Dec 9.9 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50.7%
Feb 53.6%
Mar 51.7%
Apr 50.1%
May 56.8%
Jun 55%
Jul 51.8%
Aug 52.8%
Sep 53%
Oct 48.7%
Nov 49.1%
Dec 58.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Marion?

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 Marion, KS, US is June, 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 Marion 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

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 38.9 in November means 38.9% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Marion Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82.6°F (28.1°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 5 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 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Marion, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.2°F (29.6°C) and 50.2°F (10.1°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 Marion to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.8°F (9.3°C) and 39.9°F (4.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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