Best Time To Visit Big Sur, California

Best Time To Go To Big Sur

The weather in Big Sur remains mild throughout the year, making it a year around destination. Summers remain dry and sunny while the winters are wet and cold. The temperature varies a little from June to October. It starts getting warmer by the time April comes. That’s why, from April to October, the climate is considered to be the best time to visit Big Sur. Beside these months, during other months like February and March, November and December, the climate is quite favorable to move around this coastal region. By the time January comes, the temperature falls down making the place cold to stay by. If you don’t want to face the crowd and wondering as to when to go Big Sur, January can be considered. In fact, the off season starts from December itself. 

Climate in Big Sur

Know weather for your travel dates:

25-May-2018
Today 25 May

58

49

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:2.37 m/s

Humidity:86%

Precipitation:0.04%

  • Sat 26 May
    61 | 54

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Sun 27 May
    65 | 54

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Mon 28 May
    63 | 47

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Tue 29 May
    55 | 47

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 30 May
    55 | 46

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 31 May
    59 | 48

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

Month wise Weather in Big Sur

Average Temperature in Big Sur by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 49℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Feb

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Mar

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Apr

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

May

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Jun

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Jul

Average temperature: 61℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Aug

Average temperature: 64℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Sep

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Oct

Average temperature: 61℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Nov

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Dec

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Highest temperature in Big Sur is recorded as 91.4℉ in September.

Lowest temperature in Big Sur is recorded as 33.8℉ in December.

Average Rain in Big Sur by Month (in mm)

  • 160
  • 120
  • 80
  • 40 0
Jan

Average Rain: 143.5 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 918.18 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 106.34 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 792.78 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 39.01 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 309.68 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 22.66 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 187.33 mm

May

Average Rain: 0.3 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 6.22 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 1.65 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 27.86 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 0.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1.52 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 1.19 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 15.48 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 2.29 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 66.57 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 25.96 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 264.75 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 23.22 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 250.85 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Big Sur is 918.18 mm in January.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Big Sur is August.

Average Humidity in Big Sur by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Feb

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Mar

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Apr

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

May

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jun

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jul

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Sep

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Oct

Average Humidity: 63%

Minimum Humidity: 31%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Nov

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Dec

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Most humid month in Big Sur is January.

Least humid month in Big Sur is October.

Best time to visit Big Sur Attractions in May