The best times to visit Plano for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 20th

or

October 1st 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.


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Weather in Plano

Temperature

Average temperatures in Plano 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 54th 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 Plano, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 99.4°F (37.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.3°F (26.8°C) at night.

Plano Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Plano 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.

Plano Perceived Temperature (F)

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Plano Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Plano 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)
Jan56.645.737.3
Feb60.549.541.1
Mar69.758.850
Apr76.966.557.5
May83.67465.6
Jun92.583.374.8
Jul95.185.777.3
Aug96.58778
Sep88.879.570.8
Oct78.668.259.2
Nov67.557.449.2
Dec58.448.240.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan13.77.62.9
Feb15.89.75.1
Mar20.914.910
Apr24.919.214.2
May28.723.318.7
Jun33.628.523.8
Jul35.129.825.2
Aug35.830.625.6
Sep31.626.421.6
Oct25.920.115.1
Nov19.714.19.6
Dec14.794.5


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Plano are August, September, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

When can you find snow in Plano? 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 Plano.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan2%00.2
Feb1%00.1
Mar2%00.3
Apr4%00.5
May2%00.7
Jun1%00.3
Jul1%00.1
Aug0%00
Sep0%00
Oct1%00.3
Nov2%00.5
Dec2%00.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan200.5
Feb100.3
Mar200.8
Apr401.3
May201.8
Jun100.8
Jul100.3
Aug000
Sep000
Oct100.8
Nov201.3
Dec200.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Plano has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (41.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (55.2%).

Wind in Plano is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 9.5 knots (11 MPH or 17.6 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 16.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.3Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
Feb8.6Gentle breeze14.9Significant breeze
Mar9.1Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Apr9.5Gentle breeze16.4Significant breeze
May8.9Gentle breeze15.4Significant breeze
Jun8.6Gentle breeze14.9Significant breeze
Jul7.1Gentle breeze13.2Significant breeze
Aug6.9Light breeze12.5Significant breeze
Sep6.7Light breeze12.2Significant breeze
Oct7.3Gentle breeze13.1Significant breeze
Nov7.7Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Dec7.3Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan48.8%
Feb51%
Mar50.3%
Apr50%
May55%
Jun49.7%
Jul46.2%
Aug41.7%
Sep47.7%
Oct49.4%
Nov51%
Dec55.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Plano?

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 Plano, TX, US is August, followed by October and September. 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 Plano in March. 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 55 in March means 55% of the tourists vs. August.


Overall Plano Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.7°F (31.5°C) and 63.6°F (17.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Plano, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 62.5°F (16.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Plano to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.4°F (18°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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