The best times to visit Nevada for ideal weather are

April 23rd to July 1st

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

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Weather in Nevada

Temperature

Average temperatures in Nevada vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice 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 Nevada, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 96.6°F (35.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.2°F (17.3°C) at night.

Nevada Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Nevada 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.

Nevada Perceived Temperature (F)

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Nevada Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Nevada 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 48.2 34.3 23
Feb 52.9 39.7 28.3
Mar 62 47.7 34.4
Apr 68.3 53.1 38.5
May 76.9 61.9 46.4
Jun 89 73.5 55.8
Jul 95.9 80.5 63.3
Aug 93.9 78 60.9
Sep 86.8 70.2 53.7
Oct 72.9 56.6 42.3
Nov 59.3 44.4 31.8
Dec 47.1 34.9 24.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9 1.3 -5
Feb 11.6 4.3 -2.1
Mar 16.7 8.7 1.3
Apr 20.2 11.7 3.6
May 24.9 16.6 8
Jun 31.7 23.1 13.2
Jul 35.5 26.9 17.4
Aug 34.4 25.6 16.1
Sep 30.4 21.2 12.1
Oct 22.7 13.7 5.7
Nov 15.2 6.9 -0.1
Dec 8.4 1.6 -4.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nevada are June, 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 late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Nevada? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Nevada is often around around January 15th when fresh powder is deepest. 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Nevada.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Nevada (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 4% 4.5 0.4
Feb 5% 3.4 0.4
Mar 4% 3.3 0.4
Apr 5% 2.5 0.4
May 4% 3.9 0.4
Jun 2% 0 0.2
Jul 3% 0 0.4
Aug 3% 0 0.4
Sep 3% 0 0.3
Oct 4% 1.6 0.4
Nov 3% 2.6 0.3
Dec 6% 3 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 11.4 1
Feb 5 8.6 1
Mar 4 8.4 1
Apr 5 6.4 1
May 4 9.9 1
Jun 2 0 0.5
Jul 3 0 1
Aug 3 0 1
Sep 3 0 0.8
Oct 4 4.1 1
Nov 3 6.6 0.8
Dec 6 7.6 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Nevada has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is June (13.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (48.2%).

Wind in Nevada is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.6 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 18.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 4.9 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Mar 7.1 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Apr 7.9 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
May 7.8 Gentle breeze 17.1 Significant breeze
Jun 7.6 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 16 Significant breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Oct 5.7 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44.5%
Feb 41.1%
Mar 28.2%
Apr 22.2%
May 19.2%
Jun 13.1%
Jul 16.3%
Aug 16%
Sep 17.6%
Oct 25.7%
Nov 33.6%
Dec 48.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Nevada?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 19, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Nevada, United States is January, followed by July and February. 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 Nevada 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

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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 64.2 in November means 64.2% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Nevada 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 53.8°F (12.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Nevada, 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°F (12.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 1 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 Nevada to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.7°F (13.2°C) and 43°F (6.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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