The best times to visit Rolla for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 10th

or

August 27th to October 14th

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 Rolla

Temperature

Average temperatures in Rolla 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 26th 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 Rolla, 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 92.1°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67°F (19.4°C) at night.

Rolla Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Rolla 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.

Rolla Perceived Temperature (F)

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Rolla Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Rolla 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)
Jan43.531.120.9
Feb44.232.423
Mar58.845.234.8
Apr69.856.344.8
May77.16554.2
Jun84.473.563.2
Jul89.777.466.6
Aug87.975.765.1
Sep8067.456.8
Oct69.856.444.7
Nov56.944.734.4
Dec46.636.328.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan6.4-0.5-6.2
Feb6.80.2-5
Mar14.97.31.6
Apr2113.57.1
May25.118.312.3
Jun29.123.117.3
Jul32.125.219.2
Aug31.124.318.4
Sep26.719.713.8
Oct2113.67.1
Nov13.87.11.3
Dec8.12.4-2.2


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rolla are January, February, and then October. 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 early to mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Rolla? 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 Rolla.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan8%01.4
Feb12%01.7
Mar21%03.3
Apr26%04.6
May26%05.4
Jun27%04.9
Jul16%03.4
Aug22%03.6
Sep19%03.2
Oct14%02.4
Nov20%04.2
Dec18%03.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan803.6
Feb1204.3
Mar2108.4
Apr26011.7
May26013.7
Jun27012.4
Jul1608.6
Aug2209.1
Sep1908.1
Oct1406.1
Nov20010.7
Dec1809.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Rolla has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (54.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (67.1%).

Wind in Rolla is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by January and April. November’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.5 MPH or 16.9 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan9Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
Feb8.9Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Mar8.9Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
Apr8.9Gentle breeze15.6Significant breeze
May7.7Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Jun7.2Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
Jul6Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Aug5.7Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Sep6.4Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Oct7.5Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
Nov9.1Gentle breeze15.3Significant breeze
Dec8.4Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan55.4%
Feb55.9%
Mar55.5%
Apr54.2%
May63.5%
Jun67.1%
Jul62.8%
Aug63.5%
Sep64.3%
Oct57.1%
Nov56.2%
Dec66.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Rolla?

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 Rolla, 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 Rolla 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

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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 41.4 in November means 41.4% of the tourists vs. July.


Overall Rolla Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.7°F (26.5°C) and 46.4°F (8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 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 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Rolla, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 50.4°F (10.2°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 Rolla to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48°F (8.9°C) and 40.9°F (4.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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