The best times to visit Olathe for ideal weather are
April 30th to May 27th
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
Weather in Olathe
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)
Olathe 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.
Olathe Perceived Temperature (F)
Olathe Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Olathe (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
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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
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.