Best Time to Visit San Diego

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit San Diego. We created climate tables and charts for the location of San Diego. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit San Diego for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 9 °C to 25 °C
Waves Symbol 15 °C to 21 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.041.81 in
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Best Time to Visit San Diego: Overview

JanuaryJan
TemperaturesTemp. up to 19 °C
Water max. 15 °C
FebruaryFeb
TemperaturesTemp. up to 19 °C
Water max. 15 °C
MarchMar
TemperaturesTemp. up to 19 °C
Water max. 16 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 21 °C
MayMay
TemperaturesTemp. up to 21 °C
JuneJun
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JulyJul
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NovemberNov
TemperaturesTemp. up to 21 °C
DecemberDec
TemperaturesTemp. up to 19 °C
Water max. 16 °C

Climate Chart San Diego

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table San Diego

In the following, you will find the climate table for San Diego, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature19°19°19°20°21°22°25°25°25°24°21°19°
Night Temperature10°12°13°15°17°19°20°19°16°12°
Water Temperature15°15°16°17°17°19°21°21°20°19°18°16°
Precipitation (inch)1.811.541.770.790.20.080.040.120.240.351.461.57
Hours of Sunshine88898810108888
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 17.9 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: August (22.5 °C)
Coldest month: January (14 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 21 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
all except January, February, March, and December

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
July, and August

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 9.96 inch

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

You cannot expect snow in any month.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in San Diego
haze     haze, 15.2 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 0 mph SSO
Air Pressure: 1020 hPa       Humidity: 79 %
Last updated: 5th Dec 2021, 07:16 pm
The next days …
6th Dec 20217th Dec 20218th Dec 20219th Dec 202110th Dec 202111th Dec 2021
broken clouds17 °C to 20 °Clight rain16 °C to 16 °Cscattered clouds16 °C to 19 °Clight rain14 °C to 16 °Cbroken clouds14 °C to 16 °Csky is clear13 °C to 17 °C
17 °C to 20 °C16 °C to 16 °C16 °C to 19 °C14 °C to 16 °C14 °C to 16 °C13 °C to 17 °C
Clouds: 60 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 50 %Clouds: 68 %Clouds: 67 %Clouds: 0 %
No Precipitation0.15 in of rainNo Precipitation0.1 in of rainNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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USA: Regions

San Diego is part of the holiday destination USA. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

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