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Best time to visit Cheyenne, WY, USA

Our verdict

The best time to visit Cheyenne is September-October

Want to know when to travel to Cheyenne? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, September-October is the best time to go to Cheyenne. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Cheyenne can rise to a maximum of 29℃ (84℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around December-time, can get down to a minimum of -10℃ (14℉).

The days are longest in Cheyenne in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Cheyenne in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Cheyenne, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

Cheyenne seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Cheyenne as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Cheyenne is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Cheyenne

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Cheyenne for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Cheyenne climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Cheyenne for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Cheyenne in January

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Cheyenne in February

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Cheyenne in March

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Cheyenne in April

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Cheyenne in May

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Cheyenne in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cheyenne in July

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cheyenne in August

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cheyenne in September

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in September, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.

Cheyenne in October

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in October, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Cheyenne in November

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Cheyenne in December

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cheyenne in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Cheyenne is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 28℃ (83℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Cheyenne is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Cheyenne is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cheyenne, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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