The best times to visit Sheridan for ideal weather are

June 4th 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 Sheridan Travel Info

Weather in Sheridan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sheridan 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 less temperate than some — in the 36th 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 Sheridan, 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 92.4°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.3°F (11.8°C) at night.

Sheridan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sheridan 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.

Sheridan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Sheridan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sheridan 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)
Jan39.424.411.3
Feb39.625.113
Mar543722.3
Apr59.442.728.1
May67.852.137.4
Jun79.162.245.3
Jul90.971.852.5
Aug90.169.750.9
Sep81.459.941.7
Oct64.646.232.1
Nov49.83319.6
Dec36.521.99.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan4.1-4.2-11.5
Feb4.2-3.8-10.6
Mar12.22.8-5.4
Apr15.25.9-2.2
May19.911.23
Jun26.216.87.4
Jul32.722.111.4
Aug32.320.910.5
Sep27.415.55.4
Oct18.17.90.1
Nov9.90.6-6.9
Dec2.5-5.6-12.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sheridan are December, August, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Sheridan? 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 Sheridan.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan7%00.6
Feb8%00.7
Mar11%01
Apr14%01.6
May25%03.6
Jun19%02.4
Jul8%01
Aug6%00.6
Sep9%01.2
Oct13%01.9
Nov9%00.8
Dec5%00.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan701.5
Feb801.8
Mar1102.5
Apr1404.1
May2509.1
Jun1906.1
Jul802.5
Aug601.5
Sep903
Oct1304.8
Nov902
Dec501.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Sheridan has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (34.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (58%).

Wind in Sheridan is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 7.7 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.2 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 20.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan6.1Light breeze16Significant breeze
Feb6.1Light breeze15.5Significant breeze
Mar6.4Light breeze16.5Significant breeze
Apr7.7Gentle breeze18Strong breeze
May7.4Gentle breeze17.5Significant breeze
Jun5.5Light breeze15.8Significant breeze
Jul4.9Light breeze15.2Significant breeze
Aug5Light breeze15.6Significant breeze
Sep5Light breeze14.5Significant breeze
Oct5.6Light breeze14.6Significant breeze
Nov5.5Light breeze14.8Significant breeze
Dec5.3Light breeze14Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan55%
Feb57.5%
Mar47.8%
Apr47.9%
May53.3%
Jun51.1%
Jul37.7%
Aug34.9%
Sep38%
Oct50.1%
Nov52.5%
Dec58%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sheridan?

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 Sheridan, WY, US is August, followed by September and May. 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 Sheridan 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 51.9 in October means 51.9% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Sheridan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.9°F (22.2°C) and 41.1°F (5.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 2 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sheridan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.2°F (28.4°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 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 Sheridan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44.3°F (6.8°C) and 33.7°F (0.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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