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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan50.234.822.9
Feb55.139.927.5
Mar62.746.932.9
Apr68.451.736.9
May76.36044.7
Jun87.270.153.1
Jul95.778.260.6
Aug93.675.658.1
Sep8768.551.2
Oct73.25540.1
Nov59.442.829.7
Dec47.634.122.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan10.11.6-5.1
Feb12.84.4-2.5
Mar17.18.30.5
Apr20.210.92.7
May24.615.67.1
Jun30.721.211.7
Jul35.425.715.9
Aug34.224.214.5
Sep30.620.310.7
Oct22.912.84.5
Nov15.26-1.3
Dec8.71.2-5.1

 


 

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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Days with precipitation

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

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan5%2.30.7
Feb9%2.70.9
Mar4%1.20.4
Apr3%3.10.3
May6%00.5
Jun4%00.4
Jul3%00.3
Aug1%00.3
Sep1%00.1
Oct5%00.7
Nov7%1.20.6
Dec9%2.71.1

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan55.81.8
Feb96.92.3
Mar431
Apr37.90.8
May601.3
Jun401
Jul300.8
Aug100.8
Sep100.3
Oct501.8
Nov731.5
Dec96.92.8

 

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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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan3Barely noticeable10.5Gentle breeze
Feb4.5Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
Mar6.3Light breeze17Gentle breeze
Apr7Gentle breeze18.1Strong breeze
May6.7Light breeze17.8Gentle breeze
Jun6.4Light breeze17.5Strong breeze
Jul5.8Light breeze17.7Gentle breeze
Aug5.4Light breeze16.7Significant breeze
Sep4.4Light breeze14.8Gentle breeze
Oct4Light breeze12.9Significant breeze
Nov3.6Barely noticeable12Gentle breeze
Dec3.9Barely noticeable12.2Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan48.5%
Feb40.1%
Mar28.5%
Apr23.2%
May22%
Jun17.3%
Jul15.5%
Aug15.1%
Sep18%
Oct29.3%
Nov39.3%
Dec52%

 

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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