The best times to visit Wichita for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 10th

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

 

 


Other Wichita Travel Info

Weather in Wichita

Temperature

Average temperatures in Wichita vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel cold for about half the year, and too hot for part of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th 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 Wichita, 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 97°F (36.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.3°F (21.8°C) at night.

Wichita Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Wichita 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.

Wichita Perceived Temperature (F)

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Wichita Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Wichita 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 47.8 32.2 19.9
Feb 49.7 34.8 22.5
Mar 63.5 48.2 35.5
Apr 72.1 57.2 44
May 80.4 67 54.8
Jun 91.2 78.2 66.1
Jul 94.9 81.5 69.7
Aug 93.5 79.9 67.7
Sep 86.5 71.8 59.4
Oct 74.9 59.2 45.8
Nov 61.3 46.3 33.5
Dec 48.1 34.3 23.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.8 0.1 -6.7
Feb 9.8 1.6 -5.3
Mar 17.5 9 1.9
Apr 22.3 14 6.7
May 26.9 19.4 12.7
Jun 32.9 25.7 18.9
Jul 34.9 27.5 20.9
Aug 34.2 26.6 19.8
Sep 30.3 22.1 15.2
Oct 23.8 15.1 7.7
Nov 16.3 7.9 0.8
Dec 8.9 1.3 -4.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Wichita are January, December, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Wichita? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Wichita is often around around March 26th 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 Wichita.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Wichita (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 4% 1.9 0.4
Feb 12% 3.4 1.5
Mar 15% 1.8 2.4
Apr 18% 1.2 3.2
May 27% 0 6
Jun 25% 0 5.6
Jul 19% 0 4.4
Aug 19% 0 4.8
Sep 14% 0 3.3
Oct 13% 0 2.4
Nov 9% 2 1.5
Dec 8% 2.1 1.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 4.8 1
Feb 12 8.6 3.8
Mar 15 4.6 6.1
Apr 18 3 8.1
May 27 0 15.2
Jun 25 0 14.2
Jul 19 0 11.2
Aug 19 0 12.2
Sep 14 0 8.4
Oct 13 0 6.1
Nov 9 5.1 3.8
Dec 8 5.3 3.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Wichita has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is October (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (59.8%).

Wind in Wichita is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and June. April’s average wind speed of around 11.7 knots (13.5 MPH or 21.7 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 to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 21.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 9.4 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Feb 9.8 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Mar 10.8 Gentle breeze 18.9 Strong breeze
Apr 11.7 Significant breeze 20.5 Strong breeze
May 10.3 Gentle breeze 18.8 Strong breeze
Jun 10.5 Gentle breeze 19.3 Strong breeze
Jul 8.5 Gentle breeze 16 Strong breeze
Aug 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Sep 8.9 Gentle breeze 16 Strong breeze
Oct 9.4 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Nov 10.1 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Dec 9.3 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 51.5%
Feb 53.2%
Mar 51.1%
Apr 50.2%
May 56.6%
Jun 55.2%
Jul 52.2%
Aug 52.7%
Sep 52.8%
Oct 49.9%
Nov 51.6%
Dec 59.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Wichita?

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 Wichita, KS, US is June, followed by May and July. 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 Wichita 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 38.9 in November means 38.9% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Wichita Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 51.6°F (10.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 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 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Wichita, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 54°F (12.2°C), which will feel comfortable 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 Wichita to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.7°F (12.1°C) and 43.3°F (6.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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