The best times to visit Monticello for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 13th

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



Other Monticello Travel Info

Weather in Monticello


Average temperatures in Monticello 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 fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 29th 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 Monticello, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 97.3°F (36.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.5°F (23.6°C) at night.

Monticello Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Monticello 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.

Monticello Perceived Temperature (F)


Monticello Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Monticello 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 56 44.2 34.1
Feb 57.6 45.9 36.7
Mar 67.6 55.5 44.8
Apr 77.7 64.7 53.9
May 83.8 71.9 61
Jun 91.6 80.3 69.8
Jul 93.4 81.9 72.2
Aug 94 81.5 70.9
Sep 89.2 75.7 64.5
Oct 78.7 64.8 52.9
Nov 66 53.3 42.7
Dec 58.8 47.7 38.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.3 6.8 1.2
Feb 14.2 7.7 2.6
Mar 19.8 13.1 7.1
Apr 25.4 18.2 12.2
May 28.8 22.2 16.1
Jun 33.1 26.8 21
Jul 34.1 27.7 22.3
Aug 34.4 27.5 21.6
Sep 31.8 24.3 18.1
Oct 25.9 18.2 11.6
Nov 18.9 11.8 5.9
Dec 14.9 8.7 3.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Monticello are September, June, 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 September. For example, on the week of September 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Monticello? 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 Monticello.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 23% 0 4.5
Feb 25% 0 3.4
Mar 23% 0 5
Apr 25% 0 5.7
May 22% 0 3.9
Jun 12% 0 2.8
Jul 16% 0 2.4
Aug 13% 0 2.5
Sep 7% 0 1.5
Oct 18% 0 4.1
Nov 20% 0 4.3
Dec 21% 0 4.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 0 11.4
Feb 25 0 8.6
Mar 23 0 12.7
Apr 25 0 14.5
May 22 0 9.9
Jun 12 0 7.1
Jul 16 0 6.1
Aug 13 0 6.4
Sep 7 0 3.8
Oct 18 0 10.4
Nov 20 0 10.9
Dec 21 0 11.4


Humidity and Wind

Monticello has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (54% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (67.5%).

Wind in Monticello is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by February and March. April’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.2 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 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.1 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Mar 5.2 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
May 4.7 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.1 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.6 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54%
Feb 58.6%
Mar 58.5%
Apr 59.3%
May 62.3%
Jun 62.6%
Jul 63.2%
Aug 60.9%
Sep 57.6%
Oct 56.8%
Nov 61.8%
Dec 67.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Monticello?

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 Monticello, AR, 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 Monticello 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50.4 in November means 50.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Monticello Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 87.8°F (31°C) and 61.1°F (16.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 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 least precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Monticello, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 61.3°F (16.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 6 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 Monticello to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.2°F (16.8°C) and 51.3°F (10.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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