The best times to visit Winnemucca for ideal weather are

May 7th 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 Winnemucca Travel Info

Weather in Winnemucca


Average temperatures in Winnemucca 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 42nd 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 Winnemucca, 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 96.4°F (35.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.7°F (12.1°C) at night.

Winnemucca Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Winnemucca 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.

Winnemucca Perceived Temperature (F)


Winnemucca Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Winnemucca 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 44.1 28.7 15.6
Feb 50.9 35.8 21.9
Mar 59.5 41.8 25
Apr 64.7 46.5 28.4
May 73.7 55.8 36.8
Jun 86 66.7 45.1
Jul 96.1 76.8 53.2
Aug 93.2 72.7 48.9
Sep 85.5 63.4 40.5
Oct 70.2 49.2 30.2
Nov 55.6 37.4 21.6
Dec 42.8 28.5 15.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.7 -1.8 -9.1
Feb 10.5 2.1 -5.6
Mar 15.3 5.4 -3.9
Apr 18.2 8.1 -2
May 23.2 13.2 2.7
Jun 30 19.3 7.3
Jul 35.6 24.9 11.8
Aug 34 22.6 9.4
Sep 29.7 17.4 4.7
Oct 21.2 9.6 -1
Nov 13.1 3 -5.8
Dec 6 -1.9 -9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Winnemucca are August, July, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late April with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in Winnemucca? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Winnemucca is often around around January 15th 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 Winnemucca.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 2.7 0.7
Feb 9% 2.6 0.9
Mar 9% 2.1 0.8
Apr 12% 1.8 1.1
May 11% 0 1.1
Jun 4% 0 0.4
Jul 3% 0 0.3
Aug 2% 0 0.3
Sep 3% 0 0.4
Oct 8% 1.6 1
Nov 7% 2 0.8
Dec 13% 2.9 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 6.9 1.8
Feb 9 6.6 2.3
Mar 9 5.3 2
Apr 12 4.6 2.8
May 11 0 2.8
Jun 4 0 1
Jul 3 0 0.8
Aug 2 0 0.8
Sep 3 0 1
Oct 8 4.1 2.5
Nov 7 5.1 2
Dec 13 7.4 3.6


Humidity and Wind

Winnemucca has some humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is July (13.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (60.6%).

Wind in Winnemucca is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. 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 18.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.9 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Feb 6.1 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Mar 6.9 Light breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 16 Significant breeze
Jul 6.1 Light breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 15 Significant breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Oct 5.1 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Dec 5.7 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59.2%
Feb 50.3%
Mar 36.3%
Apr 31.3%
May 28.3%
Jun 19.6%
Jul 13.2%
Aug 14.3%
Sep 18.2%
Oct 33.5%
Nov 46.8%
Dec 60.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Winnemucca?

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 Winnemucca, 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 Winnemucca 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

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 Winnemucca Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.5°F (25.8°C) and 51.9°F (11.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 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 about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Winnemucca, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 49.3°F (9.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Winnemucca to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.5°F (11.9°C) and 38.9°F (3.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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