The best times to visit Pecos for ideal weather are
March 5th to May 27th
September 3rd to November 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Pecos Travel Guide
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Weather in Pecos
Average temperatures in Pecos 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 46th 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 Pecos, the hottest months are June, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 102°F (38.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.2°F (21.8°C) at night.
Pecos Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Pecos 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.
Pecos Perceived Temperature (F)
Pecos Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Pecos 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 Pecos are February, April, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late September with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of September 17th.
When can you find snow in Pecos? 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 Pecos.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pecos (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
Pecos has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is April (19.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (42.6%).
Wind in Pecos is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by June and May. April’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.4 MPH or 15.1 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 21 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Pecos.
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||5.7||Light breeze||14.5||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.8||Light breeze||17.1||Strong breeze|
|Mar||7||Gentle breeze||17.8||Significant breeze|
|Apr||8.2||Gentle breeze||19.4||Strong breeze|
|May||7.7||Gentle breeze||18.7||Significant breeze|
|Jun||7.9||Gentle breeze||18.9||Strong breeze|
|Jul||7.1||Gentle breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.1||Light breeze||15.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.9||Light breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.6||Light breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.2||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.8||Light breeze||15||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Pecos?
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 Pecos, TX, US is June, followed by May and January. 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 Pecos in December. 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 Pecos Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 99.2°F (37.3°C) and 73.2°F (22.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 moderate precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Pecos, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 95.1°F (35.1°C) and 66.4°F (19.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 too cold this time of year in Pecos to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.7°F (24.3°C) and 59.7°F (15.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.