The best times to visit Northwest Missouri for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 17th

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



Other Northwest Missouri Travel Info

Weather in Northwest Missouri


Average temperatures in Northwest Missouri vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice 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 Northwest Missouri, 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 90.5°F (32.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.3°F (20.2°C) at night.

Northwest Missouri Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Northwest Missouri 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.

Northwest Missouri Perceived Temperature (F)


Northwest Missouri Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Northwest Missouri 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 39.1 26.6 17
Feb 39.8 28.3 19.1
Mar 57.3 44.2 34.3
Apr 67.2 54.3 43.6
May 76.7 64.9 54.1
Jun 85.5 74.5 64.6
Jul 89.2 77.7 67
Aug 88 75.9 65.5
Sep 80.3 67.2 56.5
Oct 68.5 55.6 44.6
Nov 55.9 43.6 33.7
Dec 41.7 31.5 22.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.9 -3 -8.3
Feb 4.3 -2.1 -7.2
Mar 14.1 6.8 1.3
Apr 19.6 12.4 6.4
May 24.8 18.3 12.3
Jun 29.7 23.6 18.1
Jul 31.8 25.4 19.4
Aug 31.1 24.4 18.6
Sep 26.8 19.6 13.6
Oct 20.3 13.1 7
Nov 13.3 6.4 0.9
Dec 5.4 -0.3 -5.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Northwest Missouri 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 early to mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Northwest Missouri? 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 Northwest Missouri.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 0.9
Feb 17% 0 2.5
Mar 20% 0 3.5
Apr 25% 0 4.3
May 27% 0 5.5
Jun 32% 0 6.3
Jul 21% 0 4.6
Aug 20% 0 4.9
Sep 19% 0 4.5
Oct 17% 0 3.4
Nov 13% 0 2.8
Dec 14% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 2.3
Feb 17 0 6.4
Mar 20 0 8.9
Apr 25 0 10.9
May 27 0 14
Jun 32 0 16
Jul 21 0 11.7
Aug 20 0 12.4
Sep 19 0 11.4
Oct 17 0 8.6
Nov 13 0 7.1
Dec 14 0 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Northwest Missouri has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (65.9%).

Wind in Northwest Missouri is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 6.2 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.5 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.6 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Mar 6.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
May 4.9 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.8 Significant breeze
Aug 3.1 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.4 Barely noticeable 8.8 Significant breeze
Oct 4.3 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.7%
Feb 56.9%
Mar 55.5%
Apr 53.5%
May 59.5%
Jun 63.6%
Jul 62.7%
Aug 65.1%
Sep 64.4%
Oct 57%
Nov 56.2%
Dec 65.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Northwest Missouri?

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 Northwest Missouri, MO, US is July, followed by August 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 Northwest Missouri 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.4 in November means 41.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Northwest Missouri Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 moderate precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Northwest Missouri, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.1°F (28.4°C) and 48.1°F (8.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 Northwest Missouri to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 42.6°F (5.9°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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