The best times to visit Valley City for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 16th

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



Other Valley City Travel Info

Weather in Valley City


Average temperatures in Valley City vary an incredible amount. 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 53rd 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 Valley City, 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 84.1°F (28.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.6°F (16.4°C) at night.

Valley City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Valley City Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Valley City Perceived Temperature (F)


Valley City Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Valley City 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 20.2 10.8 2.5
Feb 18.1 8.6 0.8
Mar 34.4 24.4 16.3
Apr 50 39.2 30.4
May 65 52.9 42.5
Jun 76.1 64.7 55.1
Jul 81.4 69.8 59.4
Aug 79.8 67.8 56.8
Sep 73 59.6 48.8
Oct 55.5 44.6 36
Nov 37.4 27.7 20
Dec 22.7 15.5 9.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -6.6 -11.8 -16.4
Feb -7.7 -13 -17.3
Mar 1.3 -4.2 -8.7
Apr 10 4 -0.9
May 18.3 11.6 5.8
Jun 24.5 18.2 12.8
Jul 27.4 21 15.2
Aug 26.6 19.9 13.8
Sep 22.8 15.3 9.3
Oct 13.1 7 2.2
Nov 3 -2.4 -6.7
Dec -5.2 -9.2 -12.7


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 Valley City.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Valley City has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (61.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (82.6%).

Wind in Valley City is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by April and February. January’s average wind speed of around 11.6 knots (13.3 MPH or 21.4 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 October where average top sustained speeds reach 20.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 11.6 Significant breeze 19.8 Strong breeze
Feb 10.9 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
Mar 10.4 Gentle breeze 18.1 Strong breeze
Apr 10.9 Gentle breeze 19.1 Strong breeze
May 10.1 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Jun 8.7 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Jul 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.9 Strong breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Sep 8.5 Gentle breeze 16.2 Strong breeze
Oct 10 Gentle breeze 18.2 Strong breeze
Nov 10.5 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
Dec 10 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 75.4%
Feb 75.3%
Mar 75%
Apr 64.1%
May 61.5%
Jun 68.4%
Jul 68.4%
Aug 68%
Sep 65.6%
Oct 66.6%
Nov 71.5%
Dec 82.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Valley City?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Valley City, 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 Valley City 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

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 Valley City Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.4°F (21.3°C) and 16.9°F (-8.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. 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. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Valley City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.3°F (25.2°C) and 27.4°F (-2.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. 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 Valley City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and 15.2°F (-9.3°C). These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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