When is the best time to go to Monterey

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Monterey, United States. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Monterey weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Monterey are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Monterey January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
2°C 94mm 4.3hrs 10.8hrs

Cold and a little damp weather often prevails in Monterey during the month of January

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Monterey for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Monterey and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 3°C (37°F), whilst at night -9°C (16°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Monterey with around 94mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Monterey February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
4°C 93mm 4.9hrs 11.7hrs

February in Monterey is generally a little damp with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Monterey for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Monterey and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 4°C (40°F), whilst at night -8°C (18°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Monterey with around 93mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Monterey March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 114mm 6hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Monterey is characteristically cool and damp.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Monterey for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Monterey and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 10°C (50°F), whilst at night -2°C (28°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Monterey with around 114mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Monterey April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
14°C 108mm 6.9hrs 14.1hrs

Monterey's weather in April is typically cool and damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Monterey.

April is in the spring in Monterey and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (60°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Monterey with around 108mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Monterey May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 122mm 7.7hrs 15.2hrs

May is a wet month in Monterey and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Monterey, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Monterey and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Monterey with around 122mm 4.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Monterey June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 110mm 8.1hrs 10.8hrs

June is a damp month in Monterey and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Monterey, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Monterey and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Monterey with around 110mm 4.3 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Monterey July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 129mm 7.7hrs 11.7hrs

July in Monterey is generally wet with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Monterey, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Monterey and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 14°C (56°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Monterey with around 129mm 5.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Monterey August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 114mm 7.2hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Monterey is characteristically warm and damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Monterey, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Monterey and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Monterey with around 114mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Monterey weather in August »

September

Monterey September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 104mm 6.5hrs 14.1hrs

Monterey's weather in September is typically mild and damp in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Monterey, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Monterey and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Monterey with around 104mm 4.1 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Monterey October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 99mm 6.1hrs 15.2hrs

October is a a little damp month in Monterey and the temperature is generally cool.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Monterey, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Monterey and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Monterey with around 99mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Monterey November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 101mm 4.5hrs 10.8hrs

November is a damp month in Monterey and the temperature is generally cool.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Monterey.

November is in the fall / autumn in Monterey and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 11°C (51°F), whilst at night -1°C (30°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Monterey with around 101mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Monterey December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
4°C 102mm 3.9hrs 11.7hrs

December in Monterey is generally damp with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Monterey for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Monterey and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 5°C (41°F), whilst at night -6°C (21°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Monterey with around 102mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Monterey weather stats

Monterey weather statistics
Hottest month: July 25.5°C 77.9°F
Driest month: February 93mm 3.7ins
Sunniest month: June 8.1hrs
Coldest month: January 2.2°C 36°F
Wettest month: July 129mm 5.1ins
Warmest sea: August 24.8°C 76.6°F
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