The best times to visit Olathe for ideal weather are

April 30th to May 27th

or

September 10th to September 30th

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

 


Olathe Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Olathe

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Olathe vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 87 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Olathe, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 69.4°F (20.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.3°F (10.7°C) at night.

    Olathe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Low

    Olathe Temperatures (Celsius)

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    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Olathe Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Olathe Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Olathe 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 42 28.3 17.1
    Feb 43.4 30.4 19.7
    Mar 59.8 45.4 34.1
    Apr 68.7 54.9 42.9
    May 77.7 65.4 54
    Jun 87.1 75.5 64.3
    Jul 90.8 78.5 67.1
    Aug 90.4 77.1 65.4
    Sep 81.9 68.1 56.4
    Oct 70.4 56.2 43.6
    Nov 57.8 44.2 32.5
    Dec 44.5 32.4 22.1

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 5.6 -2.1 -8.3
    Feb 6.3 -0.9 -6.8
    Mar 15.4 7.4 1.2
    Apr 20.4 12.7 6.1
    May 25.4 18.6 12.2
    Jun 30.6 24.2 17.9
    Jul 32.7 25.8 19.5
    Aug 32.4 25.1 18.6
    Sep 27.7 20.1 13.6
    Oct 21.3 13.4 6.4
    Nov 14.3 6.8 0.3
    Dec 6.9 0.2 -5.5

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Olathe are May, June, and then April. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are only 1 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early May with an average of 3.6 days with significant precipitation the week of April 30th.

    When can you find snow in Olathe? 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 Olathe.

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 18.6 1.3 0.02
    Feb 28.6 1.8 0.07
    Mar 32.9 1.3 0.09
    Apr 41.4 0 0.13
    May 44.3 0 0.16
    Jun 44.3 0 0.18
    Jul 37.1 0 0.14
    Aug 30 0 0.1
    Sep 37.1 0 0.14
    Oct 32.9 0 0.11
    Nov 22.9 0.6 0.07
    Dec 30 1 0.06

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 18.6 3.3 0.05
    Feb 28.6 4.6 0.18
    Mar 32.9 3.3 0.23
    Apr 41.4 0 0.33
    May 44.3 0 0.41
    Jun 44.3 0 0.46
    Jul 37.1 0 0.36
    Aug 30 0 0.25
    Sep 37.1 0 0.36
    Oct 32.9 0 0.28
    Nov 22.9 1.5 0.18
    Dec 30 2.5 0.15

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Olathe has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (52.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (62.9%).

    Wind in Olathe is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and November. April’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11 MPH or 17.8 KPH) is considered “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 18.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 8.4 a gentle breeze 15.8 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8.6 a gentle breeze 15.6 a moderate breeze
    Mar 9.2 a gentle breeze 16.5 a moderate breeze
    Apr 9.6 a gentle breeze 17.5 a fresh breeze
    May 8.4 a gentle breeze 15.7 a moderate breeze
    Jun 7.9 a gentle breeze 15.9 a moderate breeze
    Jul 6.3 a light breeze 12.7 a moderate breeze
    Aug 6.1 a light breeze 12.6 a moderate breeze
    Sep 6.6 a light breeze 13 a moderate breeze
    Oct 7.8 a gentle breeze 14.6 a moderate breeze
    Nov 8.8 a gentle breeze 15.7 a moderate breeze
    Dec 8.2 a gentle breeze 14.9 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 54.4
    Feb 55.6
    Mar 54
    Apr 52.1
    May 58.7
    Jun 61.6
    Jul 61
    Aug 60.5
    Sep 61.3
    Oct 55.2
    Nov 54.6
    Dec 62.9

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Olathe?

    As of 6/22/2017 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 Olathe, KS (USA) is July, followed by December and March. 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 Olathe 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. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 40.6 in November means 40.6% of the tourists vs. July.

    Overall Olathe Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 61.8°F (16.6°C) and 34.4°F (1.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 14 days of precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 9 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is busy season for tourism in Olathe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 63.6°F (17.6°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is far too cold this time of year in Olathe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 34.6°F (1.4°C) and 30°F (-1.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     


     

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