The best times to visit Platte City for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 17th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Platte City Travel Info

Weather in Platte City


Average temperatures in Platte City 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 25th 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 Platte City, 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 92.1°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.4°F (20.2°C) at night.

Platte City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Platte City Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Platte City Perceived Temperature (F)


Platte City Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Platte City 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 42.2 28.4 17.1
Feb 43.1 30.1 19.1
Mar 59.5 45.3 33.7
Apr 68.4 55 42.8
May 77.4 65.3 53.7
Jun 86.4 75.1 63.7
Jul 90 78.3 67.2
Aug 89.8 77.2 65.7
Sep 81.6 68.4 56.9
Oct 70.5 56.6 44.2
Nov 57.9 44.7 33
Dec 44.3 32.4 22.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.7 -2 -8.3
Feb 6.2 -1.1 -7.2
Mar 15.3 7.4 0.9
Apr 20.2 12.8 6
May 25.2 18.5 12.1
Jun 30.2 23.9 17.6
Jul 32.2 25.7 19.6
Aug 32.1 25.1 18.7
Sep 27.6 20.2 13.8
Oct 21.4 13.7 6.8
Nov 14.4 7.1 0.6
Dec 6.8 0.2 -5.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Platte City are January, August, and then November. 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 late April with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in Platte City? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Platte City is often around around December 3rd 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 Platte City.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 2.5 0.7
Feb 15% 3.6 1.9
Mar 19% 2.6 3
Apr 25% 0 4.1
May 27% 0 5.1
Jun 30% 0 5.8
Jul 18% 0 4.1
Aug 14% 0 3.5
Sep 18% 0 4.8
Oct 19% 0 3.6
Nov 14% 1.2 2.2
Dec 15% 2 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 6.4 1.8
Feb 15 9.1 4.8
Mar 19 6.6 7.6
Apr 25 0 10.4
May 27 0 13
Jun 30 0 14.7
Jul 18 0 10.4
Aug 14 0 8.9
Sep 18 0 12.2
Oct 19 0 9.1
Nov 14 3 5.6
Dec 15 5.1 5.1


Humidity and Wind

Platte City has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (63.6%).

Wind in Platte City is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and November. April’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.7 MPH or 18.8 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 18.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Feb 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Mar 10 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Apr 10.2 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
May 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Jun 8.7 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Jul 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Aug 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Sep 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Oct 8.7 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Nov 9.6 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Dec 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.1%
Feb 55.5%
Mar 54%
Apr 51.4%
May 58.5%
Jun 61.8%
Jul 61%
Aug 59.7%
Sep 60.7%
Oct 54%
Nov 53.9%
Dec 63.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Platte City?

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 Platte City, MO, US is July, followed by August and February. 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 Platte City 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

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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.4 in November means 41.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Platte City Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 45.6°F (7.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Platte City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 50.9°F (10.5°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 Platte City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45.7°F (7.6°C) and 40.1°F (4.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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