Voted as the number one city in America by Money Magazine, McKinney is known for its various events and festivals that take place throughout the year. Even though it is warm and sunny most of the year, the city does experience four distinct seasons – spring, summer, fall and winters. Spring and fall are the best seasons to visit the city, when the weather is pleasant. To make your holiday easier, we have compiled a seasonal holiday guide along with famous annual events taking place in McKinney:
Spring Holiday in McKinney (March, April, May)
Even though the temperature during spring season ranges between 70 and 80 degrees, it is still the most popular season in the city. With a plethora of events taking place throughout the city, visitors can never get bored over here.
McKinney Spring Temperature
Average temperature ranges from 42 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The month of May receives the maximum amount of precipitation in the city.
McKinney Spring FestivalsMusic in the Garden and Ladies Night Out
(April)Arts in Bloom
(April)Bike the Bricks
Clothes to Pack
- Light cotton sweatshirts
- Georgette and linen shirts, tees and pants
- Short sleeved tops
- Umbrellas and raincoats
Summer Holiday in McKinney (June, July, August)
Summers in the city of McKinney are hot, humid and long. The temperatures are usually around the mid-90’s, however, it is still a popular tourist season. Visitors can enjoy all the tourist attractions including museums, art galleries, shopping and more in order to escape the stifling heat.
McKinney Summer Temperature
Average temperature ranges from 69 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit. July is the hottest month in the city of McKinney.
McKinney Summer FestivalsKillis Melton Ice Cream Crank-Off
(June)Flamefest Soccer Tournament
Red, White and BOOM! (July) Mickey Mantle World Series
Clothes to Pack
- Shorts, jeans and linen pants
- Short sleeve shirts and t-shirts
- Light cottons and natural fabrics
- Sunglasses, sunhats and sunscreens
- Open toe shoes, sandals and flip flops
Fall Holiday in McKinney (September, October, November)
Just like spring, fall is also a very popular time among tourists for vacations. As the temperature goes down, the city comes alive with a number of activities, events and festivals. This is also the time when hotels drop their prices as the number of tourist traffic reduces. It is the best season to visit, especially for those who are not fond of crowds or waiting in lines.
McKinney Fall Temperature
Average temperature ranges from 42 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
McKinney Fall FestivalsOktoberfest
(September) Dinosaurs Live!
(October to February) Halloween at the Heard
Scare on the Square (October)Legends of McKinney Ghost Tours
Dickens of a Christmas (November) Believe 1 Mile / 5K / 10K Run
Clothes To Pack
- Light long sleeved t-shirts, tees and dresses
- Natural fibers like linen and polyester
- Closed shoes
Winter Holiday in McKinney (December, January, February)
Winters in McKinney are mild and rainy with occasional snowstorms. There is very little snowfall, however the Metroplex does receive snow for a few days each winter. If you are not afraid of wearing layers, then this could be a great time to plan an excellent vacation on budget.
McKinney Winter Temperature
Average temperature ranges from 31 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are usually very mild in McKinney.
Holiday Tour of Homes
McKinney Winter Festivals
(December) Holiday Trail of Lights
(December) Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras Dog Parade
Clothes to Pack
- Warm sweaters and jackets
- Long sleeves shirts and t-shirts
- Denim jeans and long pants
- Closed shoes and boots