The best times to visit Van Horn for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 3rd

or

August 20th to October 21st

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

 

 


Other Van Horn Travel Info

Weather in Van Horn

Temperature

Average temperatures in Van Horn vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st 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 Van Horn, the hottest months are June, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid June where highs are regularly around 93.8°F (34.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.7°F (19.3°C) at night.

Van Horn Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Van Horn 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.

Van Horn Perceived Temperature (F)

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Van Horn Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Van Horn 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)
Jan53.740.832
Feb59.845.535.1
Mar69.954.443.1
Apr76.360.949.1
May82.367.856.1
Jun92.777.866
Jul87.575.265.7
Aug89.676.266.4
Sep82.169.460.8
Oct75.561.951.8
Nov645141.2
Dec54.542.133.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan12.14.90
Feb15.47.51.7
Mar21.112.46.2
Apr24.616.19.5
May27.919.913.4
Jun33.725.418.9
Jul30.82418.7
Aug3224.619.1
Sep27.820.816
Oct24.216.611
Nov17.810.65.1
Dec12.55.60.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Van Horn are February, November, 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 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 to late September with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of September 17th.

When can you find snow in Van Horn? 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 Van Horn.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan2%00.3
Feb1%00.2
Mar3%00.3
Apr2%00.3
May5%00.5
Jun7%01.1
Jul18%02.5
Aug10%01
Sep17%03.2
Oct5%00.6
Nov2%00.3
Dec3%00.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan200.8
Feb100.5
Mar300.8
Apr200.8
May501.3
Jun702.8
Jul1806.4
Aug1002.5
Sep1708.1
Oct501.5
Nov200.8
Dec301

 

Humidity and Wind

Van Horn has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is April (17.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (45.3%).

Wind in Van Horn is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is December, followed by February and April. December’s average wind speed of around 19.6 knots (22.5 MPH or 36.2 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 35 knots, which is considered gale force winds.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan18.5Strong breeze30.5Moderate gale winds
Feb19.4Strong breeze32.4Moderate gale winds
Mar17.8Strong breeze30.3Moderate gale winds
Apr19.3Strong breeze33.3Moderate gale winds
May17.9Strong breeze30.8Moderate gale winds
Jun15Significant breeze27.9Very strong breeze
Jul13.2Significant breeze23.2Moderate gale winds
Aug12.4Significant breeze21.9Strong breeze
Sep13.5Significant breeze22.9Moderate gale winds
Oct15.3Significant breeze26Very strong breeze
Nov16.8Significant breeze28.4Moderate gale winds
Dec19.6Strong breeze32.5Moderate gale winds

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan33.1%
Feb27.9%
Mar19.6%
Apr17.5%
May21.6%
Jun24.1%
Jul42.3%
Aug36.7%
Sep45.3%
Oct33.2%
Nov29.5%
Dec37.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Van Horn?

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 Van Horn, TX, US is June, followed by May and January. 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 Van Horn in December. 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 in December means 44% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Van Horn Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 90.8°F (32.7°C) and 64.3°F (17.9°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 most precipitation with 2 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Van Horn, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 58.4°F (14.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 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 Van Horn to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.3°F (17.9°C) and 50.2°F (10.1°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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