The best times to visit Sparks for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 8th

or

August 6th to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Sparks Travel Info

Weather in Sparks

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sparks 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 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 Sparks, 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 96.2°F (35.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.3°F (16.3°C) at night.

Sparks Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sparks 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.

Sparks Perceived Temperature (F)

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Sparks Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sparks 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 50.2 34.8 22.9
Feb 55.1 39.9 27.5
Mar 62.7 46.9 32.9
Apr 68.4 51.7 36.9
May 76.3 60 44.7
Jun 87.2 70.1 53.1
Jul 95.7 78.2 60.6
Aug 93.6 75.6 58.1
Sep 87 68.5 51.2
Oct 73.2 55 40.1
Nov 59.4 42.8 29.7
Dec 47.6 34.1 22.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 10.1 1.6 -5.1
Feb 12.8 4.4 -2.5
Mar 17.1 8.3 0.5
Apr 20.2 10.9 2.7
May 24.6 15.6 7.1
Jun 30.7 21.2 11.7
Jul 35.4 25.7 15.9
Aug 34.2 24.2 14.5
Sep 30.6 20.3 10.7
Oct 22.9 12.8 4.5
Nov 15.2 6 -1.3
Dec 8.7 1.2 -5.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sparks 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 mid June. For example, on the week of June 18th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Sparks? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around April, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sparks is often around around February 19th 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 Sparks.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 2.3 0.7
Feb 9% 2.7 0.9
Mar 4% 1.2 0.4
Apr 3% 3.1 0.3
May 6% 0 0.5
Jun 4% 0 0.4
Jul 3% 0 0.3
Aug 1% 0 0.3
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 5% 0 0.7
Nov 7% 1.2 0.6
Dec 9% 2.7 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 5.8 1.8
Feb 9 6.9 2.3
Mar 4 3 1
Apr 3 7.9 0.8
May 6 0 1.3
Jun 4 0 1
Jul 3 0 0.8
Aug 1 0 0.8
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 5 0 1.8
Nov 7 3 1.5
Dec 9 6.9 2.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Sparks has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is August (15.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (52%).

Wind in Sparks is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 19.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3 Barely noticeable 10.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 17 Gentle breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 18.1 Strong breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 17.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.4 Light breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 17.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Sep 4.4 Light breeze 14.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 4 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 12 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.9 Barely noticeable 12.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.5%
Feb 40.1%
Mar 28.5%
Apr 23.2%
May 22%
Jun 17.3%
Jul 15.5%
Aug 15.1%
Sep 18%
Oct 29.3%
Nov 39.3%
Dec 52%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sparks?

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 Sparks, NV, US is July, followed by June and August. 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 Sparks 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 44.8 in November means 44.8% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Sparks Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 80.9°F (27.2°C) and 55.2°F (12.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sparks, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 53.9°F (12.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 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 too cold this time of year in Sparks to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57.8°F (14.3°C) and 44.4°F (6.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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