The best times to visit Northeastern Kansas for ideal weather are
April 16th to June 3rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Northeastern Kansas Travel Guide
Other Northeastern Kansas Travel Info
Weather in Northeastern Kansas
Average temperatures in Northeastern Kansas 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 fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th 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 Northeastern Kansas, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 95.3°F (35.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.9°F (20.5°C) at night.
Northeastern Kansas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Northeastern Kansas Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Northeastern Kansas Perceived Temperature (F)
Northeastern Kansas Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Northeastern Kansas 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Northeastern Kansas are January, November, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.
When can you find snow in Northeastern Kansas? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Northeastern Kansas is often around around December 3rd 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Northeastern Kansas.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Northeastern Kansas (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Northeastern Kansas has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (59.9%).
Wind in Northeastern Kansas is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.5 MPH or 15.2 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Northeastern Kansas.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.2||Gentle breeze||14.4||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.9||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Apr||8.2||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|May||7.1||Gentle breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.9||Light breeze||15.3||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.3||Light breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5||Light breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.3||Light breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.2||Light breeze||13.4||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.7||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Northeastern Kansas?
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 Northeastern Kansas, the United States is January, followed by February 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 Northeastern Kansas in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Northeastern Kansas Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 48.5°F (9.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Northeastern Kansas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 52.8°F (11.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 far too cold this time of year in Northeastern Kansas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.7°F (9.8°C) and 41.6°F (5.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.