The best times to visit Olathe for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 10th

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 Olathe

Temperature

Average temperatures in Olathe 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 32nd 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 Olathe, 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 92.9°F (33.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.6°F (20.3°C) at night.

Olathe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Olathe 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.

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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 41.1 28.6 18.9
Feb 42.3 30.7 21.4
Mar 58.6 45.3 35.3
Apr 67.4 54.7 44.1
May 76.4 65.1 55
Jun 86.4 75.3 65.4
Jul 90.8 78.8 68.1
Aug 89.6 77.2 66.6
Sep 80.7 68.2 57.8
Oct 69 56.3 45.4
Nov 56.4 44.3 34.1
Dec 43.7 32.6 23.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.1 -1.9 -7.3
Feb 5.7 -0.7 -5.9
Mar 14.8 7.4 1.8
Apr 19.7 12.6 6.7
May 24.7 18.4 12.8
Jun 30.2 24.1 18.6
Jul 32.7 26 20.1
Aug 32 25.1 19.2
Sep 27.1 20.1 14.3
Oct 20.6 13.5 7.4
Nov 13.6 6.8 1.2
Dec 6.5 0.3 -4.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Olathe 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 June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Olathe (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% 0 0.6
Feb 14% 0 1.8
Mar 17% 0 2.6
Apr 23% 0 4
May 28% 0 5.7
Jun 27% 0 5.9
Jul 15% 0 3.3
Aug 16% 0 2.8
Sep 19% 0 4.5
Oct 18% 0 3.6
Nov 11% 0 1.9
Dec 12% 0 1.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.5
Feb 14 0 4.6
Mar 17 0 6.6
Apr 23 0 10.2
May 28 0 14.5
Jun 27 0 15
Jul 15 0 8.4
Aug 16 0 7.1
Sep 19 0 11.4
Oct 18 0 9.1
Nov 11 0 4.8
Dec 12 0 4.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Olathe has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (52.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (63.7%).

Wind in Olathe is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.3 MPH or 18.2 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 18.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
Feb 9.1 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Mar 9.6 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Apr 9.8 Gentle breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
May 8.4 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Jun 8.3 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Oct 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Nov 9.1 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Dec 8.8 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.7%
Feb 56.2%
Mar 54.7%
Apr 52.4%
May 59.3%
Jun 60.9%
Jul 57.6%
Aug 58.2%
Sep 60.5%
Oct 54.9%
Nov 54.3%
Dec 63.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Olathe?

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 Olathe, KS, US 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. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. 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 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 45.5°F (7.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 days of significant 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 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Olathe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.2°F (28.4°C) and 49.8°F (9.9°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 Olathe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45.5°F (7.5°C) and 38.8°F (3.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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