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    California - South coast

    Santa Monica weather and climate

    California - South coast

    Santa Monica weather and climate

     

    Day

    20 °C

     

    Night

    10 °C

     

    Sea

    15 °C

     

    Precipitation

    52 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    6 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    68 %

     

    Day

    20 °C

     

    Night

    10 °C

     

    Sea

    15 °C

     

    Precipitation

    52 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    6 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    68 %

    Overview: Santa Monica
    Santa Monica (United States of America) is a place with a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 19 °C (67 °F) in February to 26 °C (78 °F) in August. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 16 °C (61 °F), the lowest in January with 9 °C (49 °F). The highest sea temperatures in Santa Monica are in August with 20 °C (68 °F) and the lowest in February with 15 °C (58 °F). The least rainy month in Santa Monica is July with its 0 days of rain, the rainiest month is February, when it rains 7 days.

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    Last week's weather in Santa Monica

    During the week of 12 February 2024 - 18 February 2024, temperatures averaged at 18 °C (64 °F) during the day and dropped to 11 °C (52 °F) at night. The current temperatures are roughly same as the long-term average for Santa Monica, with the daily and nighttime temperatures being 19 °C (66 °F) and 9 °C (48 °F), respectively. On average, the temperatures during various times of day (in local time) were recorded as: 7am 11 °C (52 °F), 10am 16 °C (61 °F), 1pm 18 °C (64 °F), 4pm 17 °C (63 °F), 7pm 14 °C (57 °F), 10pm 13 °C (55 °F).

    There were 5 days without rain and 2 days with light rain during this week. The total precipitation for the week in Santa Monica was 2 mm (0.08 in), which is below the area's average of 19 mm (0.75 in). The daytime hours (from dawn to dusk) had an average cloud coverage of 36 %. The meteorological event(s) that occurred were: mist and haze.

    An average wind speed of 3.0 m/s was recorded. The air pressure was 1014 hpa - 1023 hpa. The average air humidity was 78 % in Santa Monica.

    On average, there were 7 hours clear skies, 1 hour partially overcast skies and 4 hours overcast skies during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). The sunrise on average occurred at 06:39, and the sunset occurred at 17:37.

    Weather overview for Santa Monica

    Weather overview

    Santa Monica (United States of America) is a place with a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 19 °C (67 °F) in February to 26 °C (78 °F) in August. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 16 °C (61 °F), the lowest in January with 9 °C (49 °F). The highest sea temperatures in Santa Monica are in August with 20 °C (68 °F) and the lowest in February with 15 °C (58 °F). The least rainy month in Santa Monica is July with its 0 days of rain, the rainiest month is February, when it rains 7 days.

    January weather

    The number of rainy days continues to rise, with its value of 6 days in Santa Monica, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 76 mm (2.98 in). The minimum of the night temperature can be noticed, with its value of 9 °C (49 °F), while the descent of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 15 °C (59 °F). The wind speed is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 3. The minimum of the humidity is observable, its value is 65 %.

    February weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable, with its value of 19 °C (67 °F) in Santa Monica, and the minimum of the sea temperature is observable too, the value of this measure is 15 °C (58 °F). The rainfall amount is on its maximum, and the maximum of the number of rainy days can be noticed too in February. The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, its value is 8 hours.

    March weather

    The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed in Santa Monica, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed too, the value of this measure is 52 mm (2.03 in). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 8 hours. The night temperature starts to rise.

    April weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 21 °C (70 °F) in Santa Monica, while the rise of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 11 °C (52 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, with its value of 24 mm (0.96 in). The dry season is at its beginning. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 10 hours.

    May weather

    The sea temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value being 16 °C (61 °F) in Santa Monica, while the night temperature continues to rise, its value is 13 °C (55 °F). The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 5 mm (0.18 in), and the number of rainy days continues to descent as well, the value of this measure is 1 day. There is pending dry season. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent, with its value of 9 hours.

    June weather

    The sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 18 °C (64 °F) in Santa Monica, while the day temperature starts to rise in this month. The number of rainy days continues to descent, its value is 1 day. The ongoing dry season is noticeable. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value being 14 °C (57 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise in this month.

    July weather

    The tourist season is about to start in July in Santa Monica. The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 25 °C (77 °F), and the sea temperature continues to rise as well, the value of this measure is 19 °C (67 °F). The number of rainy days reaches its minimum, its value is 0 days, and the rainfall amount is on its minimum as well in July. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum, its value is 11 hours.

    August weather

    The day temperature is on its maximum, its value is 26 °C (78 °F) in Santa Monica, and the sea temperature reaches its maximum too in August. The tourist season is close to its peak this month. The night temperature is on its maximum. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, with its value of 11 hours. The humidity is on its maximum.

    September weather

    The number of rainy days starts to rise in September in Santa Monica. The tourist season is close to its peak, and the dry season is taking place too. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value being 9 hours.

    October weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Santa Monica. The beginning of the descent of the sea temperature could be noticed, with its value being 19 °C (66 °F), and the day temperature starts to descent too in this month. The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, while the number of rainy days continues to rise, with its value of 2 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 8 hours.

    November weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 22 °C (71 °F) in Santa Monica, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed too, with its value of 17 °C (63 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 3 days, and the rainfall amount continues to rise too, the value of this measure is 39 mm (1.55 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 11 °C (52 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 7 hours.

    December weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 20 °C (67 °F) in Santa Monica, and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 15 °C (60 °F). The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 5 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed too. The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 10 °C (49 °F). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed in this month.

    FAQs

    How many sunny hours can I expect in Santa Monica in January?

    In January in Santa Monica, you can expect around 7 hours of sunshine.

    How windy is it in March in Santa Monica?

    In Santa Monica in March, there will be an average wind scale of 4.

    What is the air temperature in April in Santa Monica at night?

    The average night temperature in Santa Monica in April is 11 °C (52 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold. That's 1 °C (34 °F) more than in the previous month.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Santa Monica in May?

    In May in Santa Monica, we can expect 1 day to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.3 days of the week, or in general - 5 % days. In absolute terms, the decrease compared to the last month is 2 days. This means 55 % value difference.

    Is June a good month to visit Santa Monica?

    Santa Monica can be visited in June - the weather will be moderate. The temperature of 14 °C (57 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the sea temperature in Santa Monica in July?

    The temperature of the sea in Santa Monica in July is 19 °C (67 °F). At this sea temperature, swimming probably won't be the best experience. You probably won't like to stay in water for a long time. On the other hand, there are a minority of people who seek these conditions. That's 2 °C (35 °F) more than in the previous month.

    Is it hot in August in Santa Monica?

    In August in Santa Monica, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Santa Monica in September?

    In September in Santa Monica, the average daily temperatures will be 26 °C (78 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is October part of the wet season in Santa Monica?

    No, there is no wet season in October in Santa Monica - you can expect 2 days of rain during the month.

    Is November part of the dry season in Santa Monica?

    No, November is not a dry month in Santa Monica, expect rain approximately 3 days in a month.

    How humid is Santa Monica in December?

    Humidity in Santa Monica in December is 65 %.

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