The best times to visit Odessa for ideal weather are
March 5th to May 27th
September 17th 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.
Odessa Travel Guide
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Weather in Odessa
Average temperatures in Odessa 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 48th 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 Odessa, the hottest months are August, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 98.2°F (36.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.6°F (23.1°C) at night.
Odessa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Odessa 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.
Odessa Perceived Temperature (F)
Odessa Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Odessa 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 Odessa are February, April, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.
When can you find snow in Odessa? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Odessa 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Odessa.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Odessa (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
Odessa has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (25.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (45.7%).
Wind in Odessa is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by April and May. June’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.4 MPH or 20 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 19.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Odessa.
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||7.5||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Feb||9||Gentle breeze||17.2||Strong breeze|
|Mar||9.6||Gentle breeze||17.5||Significant breeze|
|Apr||10.5||Gentle breeze||18.7||Strong breeze|
|May||10.1||Gentle breeze||18||Significant breeze|
|Jun||10.8||Gentle breeze||18.9||Strong breeze|
|Jul||9.1||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||8.3||Gentle breeze||15.7||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.9||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Oct||8.3||Gentle breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||8||Gentle breeze||14.7||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.9||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Odessa?
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 Odessa, 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 Odessa 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
Overall Odessa Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.5°F (34.7°C) and 69.3°F (20.7°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 Odessa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 63.9°F (17.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 4 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 Odessa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 70.4°F (21.3°C) and 56.5°F (13.6°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.