The best times to visit Pinetop for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 7th

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 Pinetop

Temperature

Average temperatures in Pinetop vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice 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 Pinetop, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 87.7°F (30.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.9°F (14.9°C) at night.

Pinetop Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Pinetop 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.

Pinetop Perceived Temperature (F)

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Pinetop Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Pinetop 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan44.331.621.6
Feb49.736.826.6
Mar58.744.331.7
Apr64.85036.2
May72.157.743.4
Jun84.269.853.9
Jul83.670.259.4
Aug8268.857.6
Sep77.363.951.5
Oct67.152.940
Nov55.84230.5
Dec43.332.523.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan6.8-0.2-5.8
Feb9.82.7-3
Mar14.86.8-0.2
Apr18.2102.3
May22.314.36.3
Jun292112.2
Jul28.721.215.2
Aug27.820.414.2
Sep25.217.710.8
Oct19.511.64.4
Nov13.25.6-0.8
Dec6.30.3-4.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Pinetop are June, May, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Pinetop? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Pinetop is often around around December 10th 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 Pinetop.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan6%5.51.5
Feb11%21
Mar5%01.4
Apr5%00.5
May1%00.1
Jun0%00
Jul31%04.7
Aug19%02.4
Sep9%01.6
Oct6%01.1
Nov11%01.6
Dec16%7.71.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan6143.8
Feb115.12.5
Mar503.6
Apr501.3
May100.3
Jun000
Jul31011.9
Aug1906.1
Sep904.1
Oct602.8
Nov1104.1
Dec1619.64.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Pinetop has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is June (14% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (54.1%).

Wind in Pinetop is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 10.3 knots (11.9 MPH or 19.1 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 22.6 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.9Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
Feb8Gentle breeze17.3Strong breeze
Mar8.5Gentle breeze18.7Significant breeze
Apr10.3Gentle breeze21.6Strong breeze
May9.5Gentle breeze20.7Significant breeze
Jun9Gentle breeze19.4Strong breeze
Jul6.7Light breeze16.6Significant breeze
Aug6.2Light breeze15.2Significant breeze
Sep6.6Light breeze15.1Significant breeze
Oct7Gentle breeze16Significant breeze
Nov7Gentle breeze15.6Significant breeze
Dec7.6Gentle breeze15.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan51.4%
Feb44.2%
Mar28.7%
Apr20.9%
May20.2%
Jun14%
Jul40.1%
Aug42.8%
Sep37.2%
Oct33.3%
Nov36.9%
Dec54.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Pinetop?

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 Pinetop, AZ, US is March, followed by February 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 Pinetop in October. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44 in October means 44% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Pinetop Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 53.6°F (12°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 0 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Pinetop, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 78.5°F (25.8°C) and 51°F (10.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 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 Pinetop to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.6°F (12°C) and 39.5°F (4.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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