The best times to visit Rugby for ideal weather are

April 30th to September 30th

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

 

 


Other Rugby Travel Info

Weather in Rugby

Temperature

Average temperatures in Rugby vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Rugby, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 84.6°F (29.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.9°F (15.5°C) at night.

Rugby Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Rugby 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.

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Rugby Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Rugby 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)
Jan21.811.42.8
Feb198.2-0.8
Mar39.226.516.4
Apr51.237.827.4
May6753.943.4
Jun77.364.853.4
Jul79.767.557.2
Aug80.668.256.9
Sep74.460.248.9
Oct58.246.237.2
Nov3827.519.4
Dec2415.67.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan-5.7-11.4-16.2
Feb-7.2-13.2-18.2
Mar4-3.1-8.7
Apr10.73.2-2.6
May19.412.26.3
Jun25.218.211.9
Jul26.519.714
Aug2720.113.8
Sep23.615.79.4
Oct14.67.92.9
Nov3.3-2.5-7
Dec-4.4-9.1-13.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rugby are February, March, 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 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 mid May with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.

When can you find snow in Rugby? 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 Rugby.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan3%00.3
Feb0%00.2
Mar0%00.4
Apr8%00.7
May28%02.7
Jun21%05.1
Jul29%02.4
Aug8%02.3
Sep8%01.7
Oct21%01.8
Nov0%00.2
Dec0%00.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan300.8
Feb000.5
Mar001
Apr801.8
May2806.9
Jun21013
Jul2906.1
Aug805.8
Sep804.3
Oct2104.6
Nov000.5
Dec000.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Rugby has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (55.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (76.8%).

Wind in Rugby is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and April. January’s average wind speed of around 13.4 knots (15.4 MPH or 24.8 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 23.1 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan13.4Significant breeze21.4Strong breeze
Feb11Significant breeze18.4Strong breeze
Mar11.8Significant breeze19.2Strong breeze
Apr11.6Significant breeze18.3Strong breeze
May10.8Gentle breeze18.3Strong breeze
Jun8.4Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
Jul8.9Gentle breeze16.8Strong breeze
Aug7.9Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
Sep9.7Gentle breeze15.9Strong breeze
Oct10.9Gentle breeze17.7Strong breeze
Nov11.6Significant breeze18.6Strong breeze
Dec10.7Gentle breeze17.6Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan71.4%
Feb72.1%
Mar66.9%
Apr55.9%
May55.8%
Jun60%
Jul64.4%
Aug60.2%
Sep59.7%
Oct60.5%
Nov69.8%
Dec76.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Rugby?

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 Rugby, ND, US is August, followed by March 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 Rugby in June. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.6 in June means 55.6% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Rugby Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.2°F (24°C) and 20.4°F (-6.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 2 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Rugby, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 25.1°F (-3.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 7 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 Rugby to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.5°F (4.2°C) and 11.5°F (-11.4°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.

 

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