Best Time To Visit Carmel-by-the-sea - Time To Go To Carmel-by-the-sea

Carmel by the sea has a cool summer Mediterranean climate characterized by a mild weather throughout the year. While the winters are cool and wet, the summers are warm & dry. The average annual temperature in Carmel by the sea is 14 degree Celsius.

  • Spring (March - May): There is a slow rise in the mercury level during this period of the year with the average low and high temperatures at 8.3 and 19.4 degree Celsius respectively.
  • Summer (June - September): Summers in Carmel by the sea are warm with temperatures reaching up to an average high of 21.7 degree Celsius. The city also experiences fog and low overcast during the early morning and night hours of the summer.
  • Autumn (October - November): As the season of the autumn starts there is a drop in the temperature level. But it is not too cool.
  • Winter (December - February): Winters in Carmel by the sea are cool and the occurrence of a rainfall is very high making winter the wettest season of the year.

With a mild and a moderate temperature throughout the year, there is no best time to visit Carmel by the sea. Visit the city when you are most comfortable with, preferably during the months of September and October.

Climate in Carmel-by-the-sea

Know weather for your travel dates:

21-Sep-2018
Today 21 Sep

65

52

Foggy in the morning.

Wind:0.91 m/s

Humidity:83%

Precipitation:0%

  • Sat 22 Sep
    62 | 50

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 23 Sep
    63 | 53

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 24 Sep
    65 | 55

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Tue 25 Sep
    69 | 55

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 26 Sep
    67 | 53

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 27 Sep
    63 | 53

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Carmel-by-the-sea

Average Temperature in Carmel-by-the-sea by month

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

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Feb

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Mar

Average temperature: 54℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Apr

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 68℉

May

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Jun

Average temperature: 59℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Jul

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Aug

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Sep

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Oct

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Nov

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Dec

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Highest temperature in Carmel-by-the-sea is recorded as 91.4℉ in September.

Lowest temperature in Carmel-by-the-sea is recorded as 33.8℉ in January.

Average Rain in Carmel-by-the-sea by Month (in mm)

  • 160
  • 120
  • 80
  • 40 0
Jan

Average Rain: 148.8 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1127.21 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 104.9 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 834.6 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 42.36 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 359.24 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 21.73 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 185.81 mm

May

Average Rain: 0.6 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 12.37 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 1.7 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: 1.18 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 10.85 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 2 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 57.3 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 17.39 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 227.62 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 24.23 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 241.52 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Carmel-by-the-sea is 1127.21 mm in January.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Carmel-by-the-sea is August.

Average Humidity in Carmel-by-the-sea by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Feb

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Mar

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Apr

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

May

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Jun

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Jul

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Aug

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Sep

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Oct

Average Humidity: 63%

Minimum Humidity: 30%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Nov

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Dec

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Most humid month in Carmel-by-the-sea is August.

Least humid month in Carmel-by-the-sea is October.

Best time to visit Carmel-by-the-sea Attractions in September

  • Best time to visit Point Lobos State Reserve And China Cove Gibson Beach in Carmel-by-the-sea
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-sea
    • Everyday : 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Tor House in Carmel-by-the-sea
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday : Closed
    • Friday, Saturday : 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Sunset Cultural Center in Carmel-by-the-sea
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday : Closed
    • Friday, Saturday : 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM