The best times to visit Monahans for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 27th


September 10th 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.



Other Monahans Travel Info

Weather in Monahans


Average temperatures in Monahans 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 46th 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 Monahans, the hottest months are June, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 102.5°F (39.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.6°F (22.6°C) at night.

Monahans Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Monahans 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.

Monahans Perceived Temperature (F)


Monahans Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Monahans 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 62.4 43.2 28.6
Feb 69 49 33
Mar 79.1 59 41.4
Apr 86.9 67.7 49.8
May 92.4 74.8 58.5
Jun 101.3 84.8 70.1
Jul 97.3 83.3 71.4
Aug 99.2 84.4 71.3
Sep 91.2 76.3 64
Oct 84.3 66.6 51.2
Nov 72.4 53.6 37.8
Dec 63 45.1 31

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.9 6.2 -1.9
Feb 20.6 9.4 0.6
Mar 26.2 15 5.2
Apr 30.5 19.8 9.9
May 33.6 23.8 14.7
Jun 38.5 29.3 21.2
Jul 36.3 28.5 21.9
Aug 37.3 29.1 21.8
Sep 32.9 24.6 17.8
Oct 29.1 19.2 10.7
Nov 22.4 12 3.2
Dec 17.2 7.3 -0.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Monahans are February, January, 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 late March. For example, on the week of March 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid September with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.

When can you find snow in Monahans? 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 Monahans.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.8
Feb 3% 0 0.3
Mar 4% 0 0.5
Apr 4% 0 0.7
May 9% 0 1.6
Jun 7% 0 1
Jul 11% 0 1.8
Aug 8% 0 1.6
Sep 11% 0 2.4
Oct 6% 0 0.9
Nov 4% 0 0.6
Dec 5% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 2
Feb 3 0 0.8
Mar 4 0 1.3
Apr 4 0 1.8
May 9 0 4.1
Jun 7 0 2.5
Jul 11 0 4.6
Aug 8 0 4.1
Sep 11 0 6.1
Oct 6 0 2.3
Nov 4 0 1.5
Dec 5 0 1.8


Humidity and Wind

Monahans has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is April (19.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (43.2%).

Wind in Monahans is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by April and May. June’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11.1 MPH or 17.9 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 to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 20.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.9 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Mar 8.5 Gentle breeze 17 Significant breeze
Apr 9.5 Gentle breeze 18.7 Strong breeze
May 8.9 Gentle breeze 17.6 Significant breeze
Jun 9.6 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
Jul 8.4 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Aug 7.6 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Sep 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Oct 7.3 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Nov 6.9 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Dec 7.1 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 35.3%
Feb 30.1%
Mar 24.9%
Apr 19.9%
May 27.2%
Jun 30%
Jul 38.7%
Aug 33.1%
Sep 43.2%
Oct 37.1%
Nov 33.1%
Dec 39.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Monahans?

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 Monahans, TX, US is July, followed by March and April. 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 Monahans 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 43.8 in January means 43.8% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Monahans Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 99.7°F (37.6°C) and 72.6°F (22.6°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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Monahans, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 94.4°F (34.7°C) and 67°F (19.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Monahans to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.4°F (23.6°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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