The best times to visit Metropolis for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 3rd

or

August 27th to October 28th

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

 

 


Other Metropolis Travel Info

Weather in Metropolis

Temperature

Average temperatures in Metropolis 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 38th 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 Metropolis, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 90.2°F (32.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.9°F (20.5°C) at night.

Metropolis Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Metropolis 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.

Metropolis Perceived Temperature (F)

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Metropolis Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Metropolis 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 44.3 34.4 26.4
Feb 46.4 36.5 28.5
Mar 60.3 49 39.5
Apr 71.1 58.9 48.1
May 79.4 68.1 57.6
Jun 88 77 67
Jul 88.5 77.6 67.9
Aug 89 77.2 66.6
Sep 82.5 69.7 59
Oct 71.7 58.3 47.5
Nov 58.7 47 37.1
Dec 48.8 39.6 32.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.8 1.3 -3.1
Feb 8 2.5 -1.9
Mar 15.7 9.4 4.2
Apr 21.7 14.9 8.9
May 26.3 20.1 14.2
Jun 31.1 25 19.4
Jul 31.4 25.3 19.9
Aug 31.7 25.1 19.2
Sep 28.1 20.9 15
Oct 22.1 14.6 8.6
Nov 14.8 8.3 2.8
Dec 9.3 4.2 0.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Metropolis are October, September, 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 mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Metropolis? 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 Metropolis.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Metropolis (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 10% 0 1.9
Feb 11% 0 1.4
Mar 10% 0 2.1
Apr 15% 0 2.7
May 13% 0 1.4
Jun 11% 0 1.7
Jul 10% 0 1.2
Aug 9% 0 1.3
Sep 8% 0 1
Oct 8% 0 1.2
Nov 12% 0 1.5
Dec 15% 0 2.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 4.8
Feb 11 0 3.6
Mar 10 0 5.3
Apr 15 0 6.9
May 13 0 3.6
Jun 11 0 4.3
Jul 10 0 3
Aug 9 0 3.3
Sep 8 0 2.5
Oct 8 0 3
Nov 12 0 3.8
Dec 15 0 6.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Metropolis has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69.4%).

Wind in Metropolis is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.3 KPH) is considered “a light 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 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 5.4 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Apr 5.4 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
May 4.1 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.9 Significant breeze
Aug 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.7 Significant breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Dec 5 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.2%
Feb 58%
Mar 55%
Apr 53.1%
May 60.3%
Jun 61.4%
Jul 66.7%
Aug 64.8%
Sep 65.8%
Oct 60.4%
Nov 59.6%
Dec 69.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Metropolis?

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 Metropolis, IL, US is July, followed by June and May. 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 Metropolis 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

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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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50.2 in January means 50.2% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Metropolis Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 50.7°F (10.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 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 moderate precipitation with about 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Metropolis, 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 52.6°F (11.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 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 too cold this time of year in Metropolis to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.7°F (10.4°C) and 43.1°F (6.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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