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    California - South coast

    Palm Springs weather and climate

    California - South coast

    Palm Springs weather and climate

     

    Day

    28 °C

     

    Night

    11 °C

     

    Sea

    16 °C

     

    Precipitation

    12 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    3 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    10 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    50 %

     

    Day

    28 °C

     

    Night

    11 °C

     

    Sea

    16 °C

     

    Precipitation

    12 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    3 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    10 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    50 %

    Overview: Palm Springs
    Situated in the heart of the United States of America, Palm Springs boasts a tropical climate that is characterized by considerable variations in daily temperatures. As the seasons progress, daily highs can soar to an average of 40 °C (104 °F) in the month of July, descending to cooler averages of around 20 °C (68 °F) come December. Nightly lows also exhibit fluctuations, with the coldest average minimum temperatures dropping to 5 °C (42 °F) in December and peaking at a comfortable 22 °C (71 °F) during August nights. When it comes to precipitation, Palm Springs experiences the driest conditions in June, averaging merely 1 day of rainfall, while the peak of the wet season occurs in February with rain showers spanning across 6 days of the month.

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    Last week's weather in Palm Springs

    The average temperature for the week of 18 March 2024 - 24 March 2024 was 24 °C (75 °F) during the day and 14 °C (57 °F) during the night. Both the daily and night temperatures in Palm Springs are roughly same as the long-term average, which is around 24 °C (75 °F) and 9 °C (48 °F) respectively. The average temperatures during different times of day (local time) were following: 7am 14 °C (57 °F), 10am 21 °C (70 °F), 1pm 23 °C (73 °F), 4pm 22 °C (72 °F), 7pm 19 °C (66 °F), 10pm 16 °C (61 °F).

    The week had 7 days without rain. Palm Springs received 0 mm (0.00 in) of precipitation throughout the week, which is below its long-term average of 6 mm (0.24 in). On average, the cloud coverage during daylight hours (from dawn to dusk) was 22 %. The meteorological event(s) that occurred was: haze.

    The wind's speed averaged 2.7 m/s. The air pressure was 1003 hpa - 1017 hpa. The average air humidity was 49 % in Palm Springs.

    On average, there were 9 hours clear skies, 2 hours partially overcast skies and 2 hours overcast skies during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). Average time of sunrise was 06:47, average time of sunset was 18:58.

    Weather overview for Palm Springs

    Weather overview

    Situated in the heart of the United States of America, Palm Springs boasts a tropical climate that is characterized by considerable variations in daily temperatures. As the seasons progress, daily highs can soar to an average of 40 °C (104 °F) in the month of July, descending to cooler averages of around 20 °C (68 °F) come December. Nightly lows also exhibit fluctuations, with the coldest average minimum temperatures dropping to 5 °C (42 °F) in December and peaking at a comfortable 22 °C (71 °F) during August nights. When it comes to precipitation, Palm Springs experiences the driest conditions in June, averaging merely 1 day of rainfall, while the peak of the wet season occurs in February with rain showers spanning across 6 days of the month.

    January weather

    In Palm Springs, a trend of increasing precipitation becomes apparent with an average of 5 days wet days accompanied by a growing total rainfall of 39 mm (1.55 in).

    February weather

    February marks the beginning of an upward trend in daytime temperatures in Palm Springs, averaging 22 °C (71 °F), while night temperatures too exhibit a climb to an average of 7 °C (44 °F). This month witnesses the highest average rainfall with 40 mm (1.57 in) of precipitation, and a peak in rainy days, averaging 6 days. The number of sunshine hours begins to show an upward trajectory, averaging 8 hours per day.

    March weather

    The consistent rise in daytime temperatures continues in March, reaching an average high of 24 °C (75 °F) in Palm Springs. As the season progresses, the night temperature also climbs to average 9 °C (48 °F). The onset of a decrease in the number of rainy days is notably observed, and likewise, the rainfall amount begins its descent, now registering at 26 mm (1.02 in). The quantity of clear sky sunshine also grows to an average of 9 hours.

    April weather

    April in Palm Springs signals the start of the tourist season, with daytime temperatures averaging 28 °C (83 °F) and nighttime temperatures gradually increasing to 11 °C (52 °F). The decrease in rainy days continues with an average of 3 days, and a further reduction in total rainfall is evident, coming in at 12 mm (0.46 in).

    May weather

    The soaring daytime temperatures continue into May, averaging 32 °C (90 °F), with night temperatures also following the upward trend, reaching 15 °C (59 °F) in Palm Springs. The number of days with rainfall keeps declining, noted at approximately 2 days, and the total rainfall amount also drops to 5 mm (0.21 in).

    June weather

    Throughout June, daytime temperatures rise to an average high of 37 °C (98 °F) in Palm Springs, and the nights continue to warm up, reflected by an average temperature of 18 °C (65 °F). The least amount of rainfall for the year is noted this month, evidenced by a nominal total of 1 mm (0.04 in), and the fewest rainy days at roughly 1 day.

    July weather

    July in Palm Springs is characterized by the peak tourist season, coinciding with a dry season. Daytime temperatures hit their zenith with an average of 40 °C (104 °F), while the night temperatures persist in their ascent, averaging 22 °C (71 °F). The number of sunshine hours reaches its zenith as well, standing at an impressive 11 hours.

    August weather

    August maintains the tourist season and dry season in Palm Springs with the highest nighttime temperatures of the year averaging 22 °C (71 °F). A slight reduction in sunshine hours is noted, now averaging 11 hours.

    September weather

    The onset of decreasing day temperatures can be observed in September in Palm Springs, leveling out at an average of 37 °C (98 °F), while the decline in night temperatures also becomes noticeable, averaging 19 °C (66 °F). The dry season is at its peak, and the tourist season persistently stretches into this month. A noticeable decline in sunshine hours starts to set in, averaging 10 hours.

    October weather

    As the tourist season remains underway, October brings a continuation of the dry season with a progressive decrease in day temperatures to an average of 31 °C (88 °F) and night temperatures also descending, noted at 14 °C (58 °F). The reduction in sunshine hours endures, marked by 9 hours.

    November weather

    November sees the tourist season still in swing as day temperatures in Palm Springs decrease to an average of 25 °C (77 °F), while the downward trend in night temperatures continues, averaging 9 °C (48 °F). The rise in the number of rainy days can be discerned, averaging 3 days, and the ascension in total rainfall is noticeable with 22 mm (0.86 in).

    December weather

    December experiences the lowest average day temperatures of the year in Palm Springs, with readings of around 20 °C (68 °F), and the chilly nights follow suit, reflected by a low average of 5 °C (42 °F). An uptick in the number of rainy days is evidenced, averaging 5 days, and an increase in rainfall is also recorded, totaling 33 mm (1.30 in).

    FAQs

    What is the typical night temperature in January in Palm Springs?

    Typically, in January, the night temperature in Palm Springs averages approximately 5 °C (42 °F).

    What kind of winds can one expect in Palm Springs during February?

    Expect a light breeze in Palm Springs with February winds averaging 3 m/s.

    What is the dominant wind speed in March in Palm Springs?

    The prevailing wind speed during March in Palm Springs is a gentle 3 m/s.

    Is April considered a dry season month in Palm Springs?

    Indeed, April falls within the dry season in Palm Springs, showcasing minimal rainfall with only around 3 days typically experiencing precipitation.

    How long can one expect clear skies in May in Palm Springs?

    For most of May in Palm Springs, expect abundant sunlight with an average of 10 hours of clear skies.

    What are the typical nighttime temperatures in Palm Springs for June?

    June nights in Palm Springs are frequently mild with an average temperature of around 18 °C (65 °F).

    How frequent is rainfall in Palm Springs during July?

    Rainfall in July is relatively scarce in Palm Springs, with an expectation of only about 2 days experiencing rainfall.

    Is August a peak month for tourism in Palm Springs?

    Absolutely, August stands as a peak month for tourism in Palm Springs given the sublime warm nights with an average temperature of 22 °C (71 °F).

    What can one expect in terms of sea temperature in Palm Springs during September?

    In September, visitors can enjoy pleasantly warm sea waters, with a typical temperature averaging 21 °C (69 °F).

    Does October offer comfortable weather in Palm Springs?

    October in Palm Springs provides a cosy climate, with inviting day temperatures and pleasantly cool nights.

    What daytime temperatures can be anticipated in Palm Springs during November?

    In November, one can expect daytime temperatures in Palm Springs to hover around an average of 25 °C (77 °F).

    Is Palm Springs typically rainy in December?

    December is relatively dry in Palm Springs, with rainfall occurring on approximately 5 days of the month.

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