Best Time To Visit San Francisco - Time To Go To San Francisco

The best time to visit San Francisco is from the month of September to November. Spring season (i.e. March to May) is the another good time to go to San Francisco due to mild temperature and no rains during these months. Check out the details of weather of SF, monthwise to plan your visit accordingly.

  • Summer: June to August counts for the summer season in San Francisco with temperature varying from 21°C in the day time to 12°C at night. One can expect few drizzles by the end of August. San Francisco tours are available for every climate and every events; search to book tickets if you are in the city.
  • Gay Pride Parade which is very popular in United States takes place during the month of June in summers.
  • Autumn: Is the most favorable month when the weather is between 8°C - 20°C. This time is also known as the “Indian Summers” which is the popular month for the locals.There are lot of activities and things to do in San Francisco during Autumn.
  • September to November is the best time to visit San Francisco when the fog has faded off & the weather is clear to give you a great and crisp view of the Golden Gate Bridge. In the day time the temperature is usually between 55°F to 70°F and drops down gradually as the sun sets.
  • Winter: Heavy rainfalls in the month of November & December. It is usually foggy in December and the temperature varies from 6°C - 12°C.

Quick FAQ's on the best time to visit San Francisco

Q - What is the best time to visit San Francisco, California?

A - September to November is best time to visit San Francisco.

Q - What is the best time to visit San Francisco weather wise?

A - Autumn and Spring are the best times to visit San Francisco weather wise.

Q - What is the best time to visit San Francisco Wine Country?

A - November and December is the best time to visit San Francisco Wine Country.

Climate in San Francisco

Know weather for your travel dates:

20-Oct-2018
Today 20 Oct

63

53

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:2.08 m/s

Humidity:85%

Precipitation:0.02%

  • Sun 21 Oct
    61 | 53

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 22 Oct
    63 | 56

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Tue 23 Oct
    68 | 57

    Mostly cloudy in the morning.

  • Wed 24 Oct
    70 | 58

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Thu 25 Oct
    72 | 60

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 26 Oct
    72 | 60

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

Month wise Weather in San Francisco

Average Temperature in San Francisco by month

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

Average temperature: 49℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Feb

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Mar

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Apr

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

May

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Jun

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jul

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Aug

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Sep

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Oct

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Nov

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Dec

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Highest temperature in San Francisco is recorded as 95℉ in September.

Lowest temperature in San Francisco is recorded as 39.2℉ in January, February and December.

Average Rain in San Francisco by Month (in mm)

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  • 150
  • 100
  • 50 0
Jan

Average Rain: 197.04 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 902.7 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 174.03 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1176.77 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 77.87 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 611.61 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 50.43 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 376.25 mm

May

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 2.17 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 65.04 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 1.5 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 44.93 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 1.85 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 55.72 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 54.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1015.72 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 52.54 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 432.02 mm

Maximum rain recorded in San Francisco is 1176.77 mm in February.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in San Francisco are May, July and August.

Average Humidity in San Francisco by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Feb

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Mar

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Apr

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

May

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Jun

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Jul

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Aug

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Sep

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 40%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Oct

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 28%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Nov

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Dec

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Most humid month in San Francisco is February.

Least humid month in San Francisco is October.

Best time to visit San Francisco Attractions in October

  • Best time to visit Muir Woods National Monument in San Francisco
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Alcatraz Island in San Francisco
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Pier 39 in San Francisco
    • Everyday : 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM
  • Best time to visit California Academy Of Sciences in San Francisco
    • Monday - Saturday : 09:30 AM to 02:00 PM
    • Sunday : 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM