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    California - West coast

    Carmel-by-the-Sea weather and climate

    California - West coast

    Carmel-by-the-Sea weather and climate

     

    Day

    16 °C

     

    Night

    6 °C

     

    Sea

    13 °C

     

    Precipitation

    133 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    9 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    77 %

     

    Day

    16 °C

     

    Night

    6 °C

     

    Sea

    13 °C

     

    Precipitation

    133 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    9 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    77 %

    Overview: Carmel-by-the-Sea
    Carmel-by-the-Sea, situated within the United States of America, predominantly enjoys a temperate climate. Daytime temperatures vary significantly, with the warmth of the day ranging between 15 °C (60 °F) in the cooler months of January to a pleasant 20 °C (68 °F) during the peak warmth of September. As the sun sets, nocturnal temperatures follow suit, dipping to a brisk 6 °C (42 °F) come December and reaching a mild 11 °C (52 °F) in the August evenings. The annual cycle of sea temperatures sees a high in September at 15 °C (58 °F), while May cools down to a low of 12 °C (53 °F). The year's driest spell typically occurs in July when only about 0 days of precipitation is recorded, contrasting dramatically with February where rain falls during 9 days of the month.

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    Weather overview for Carmel-by-the-Sea

    Weather overview

    Carmel-by-the-Sea, situated within the United States of America, predominantly enjoys a temperate climate. Daytime temperatures vary significantly, with the warmth of the day ranging between 15 °C (60 °F) in the cooler months of January to a pleasant 20 °C (68 °F) during the peak warmth of September. As the sun sets, nocturnal temperatures follow suit, dipping to a brisk 6 °C (42 °F) come December and reaching a mild 11 °C (52 °F) in the August evenings. The annual cycle of sea temperatures sees a high in September at 15 °C (58 °F), while May cools down to a low of 12 °C (53 °F). The year's driest spell typically occurs in July when only about 0 days of precipitation is recorded, contrasting dramatically with February where rain falls during 9 days of the month.

    January weather

    Carmel-by-the-Sea sees an upswing in sunlight hours free of cloud cover, clocking in at 6 hours. Concurrently, the lowest daytime temperatures make their presence felt at 15 °C (60 °F) while the wind speed meets its yearly minimum this month.

    February weather

    The quantity of rainfall begins its descent, with Carmel-by-the-Sea registering 133 mm (5.26 in). This month also marks the peak in the number of rainy days, recording 9 days, while daylight hours continue to increase to 7 hours without cloud cover.

    March weather

    The descent in rainfall quantity maintains its course at 115 mm (4.53 in) in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Daytime warmth begins to gently climb, reaching 16 °C (61 °F), alongside a concurrent rise in nighttime temperatures to 7 °C (44 °F). Sunlit hours extend further, now at 9 hours.

    April weather

    The trend of increasing day temperatures is mirrored this month, with Carmel-by-the-Sea heating up to 17 °C (62 °F). Simultaneously, there's a commencement in the decrease of sea temperatures, recorded at 12 °C (54 °F). Rainfall declines further to 60 mm (2.36 in), while the dwindling count of rainy days can be observed at 6 days. Throughout the night, temperatures climb slightly to 8 °C (46 °F), and daylight continues to grow, now at 10 hours.

    May weather

    The descent in rainy days remains in motion, now at a meager 3 days, and the rainfall amount also follows the downward trend, marked at 16 mm (0.65 in). The sea temperature bottoms out, recording a chill 12 °C (53 °F), while night temperatures persist in their ascent, now averaging 9 °C (48 °F). The dry season is on the brink of commencement, whilst sunlight hours continue to expand, reaching 11 hours.

    June weather

    June sees the beginning of yet another incline in day temperatures, with Carmel-by-the-Sea warming to 18 °C (64 °F). The sea temperatures also embark on their seasonal climb, marked at 13 °C (55 °F). The number of rainy days dwindles further to 1 day, whilst the quantity of rainfall keeps descending, at a mere 5 mm (0.19 in). Night temperatures continue to rise, now averaging 10 °C (49 °F). A zenith is reached in sunlight hours, peaking at 11 hours.

    July weather

    A minimum in rainy days becomes evident, with Carmel-by-the-Sea experiencing only about 0 days of rainfall, which is also reflected in the scarce rainfall amount of just 1 mm (0.03 in). The sea temperature trend continues its ascent, now at 14 °C (56 °F), while the steady rise in nighttime temperatures is also prominent, recorded at 11 °C (51 °F). The dry season persists unyieldingly.

    August weather

    August in Carmel-by-the-Sea is exemplary of the ongoing dry season, while the rise in sea temperatures is appreciable, now averaging 14 °C (58 °F). Nighttime temperatures reach their peak. A decline in the hours of unclouded sunlight can also be noticed this month.

    September weather

    Month of highest daily warmth, September in Carmel-by-the-Sea is noted for its 20 °C (68 °F) daytime temperatures and the peak in sea temperatures as well. The conspicuous tourist rush coincides notably. Rainfall quantity begins its increment to 8 mm (0.33 in), and the days with rain see a marginal increase to 1 day. Nighttime temperatures commence their downward motion, settling at 11 °C (51 °F).

    October weather

    In October, Carmel-by-the-Sea's rainy days continue to inflate, now at 3 days, while the rainfall volume maintains its upward course, indicated by 37 mm (1.46 in). Daytime coolness makes its preliminary appearance, with temperatures beginning to taper off. The decline in night temperatures is also continuous, posting 9 °C (49 °F). The dry season is at its most pronounced, and sunlight hours diminish in tandem with the previous month, pegging at 8 hours.

    November weather

    The sea temperature's downward trend initiates, with a reading of 14 °C (57 °F) in Carmel-by-the-Sea, while the fall in daytime warmth persists, clocking in at 18 °C (64 °F). The rise in rainfall is steady, reaching 96 mm (3.78 in), and the rise in rainy days continues as well, notching 7 days. The conduct of sunlight hours is equally waning, documented at 6 hours. The descent of nighttime temperatures parallels that of the prior month, recorded at 7 °C (45 °F).

    December weather

    The downtrend of daytime temperatures persists in December, with Carmel-by-the-Sea measuring a cooler 16 °C (61 °F), alongside a descending sea temperature trend at 13 °C (55 °F). The utmost rainfall quantity makes its presence known, noted at 146 mm (5.76 in), and the climb in rainy days is comparable to the preceding month, reaching 9 days. The coolest nighttime lows are felt, registering 6 °C (42 °F). The least amount of sunlit daylight is perceived, averaging 5 hours.

    FAQs

    What is the number of cloudless sunlight hours in January in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    January in Carmel-by-the-Sea experiences an average of 6 hours of cloudless sunlight hours.

    How does the number of rainy days in February compare to the rest of the year in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    In comparison, February in Carmel-by-the-Sea reaches the year's zenith for rainy days, culminating at 9 days.

    How does the daytime temperature in March shift in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    March in Carmel-by-the-Sea heralds a gentle ascent in daytime temperatures, averaging 16 °C (61 °F).

    Describe the changes in sea temperature and rainfall during April in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

    In April, Carmel-by-the-Sea begins to experience a dip in sea temperatures, averaging 12 °C (54 °F), accompanied by a continued reduction in rainfall to 60 mm (2.36 in).

    Is the sea temperature in May in Carmel-by-the-Sea conducive to swimming?

    In May, one would find the sea temperature in Carmel-by-the-Sea quite brisk at 12 °C (53 °F), likely too cold for comfortable swimming without a wetsuit.

    How does the sea temperature evolve through June in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    Throughout June, the water in Carmel-by-the-Sea begins to warm up, reaching an average temperature of 13 °C (55 °F).

    Can visitors expect much rainfall in Carmel-by-the-Sea in July?

    Visitors to Carmel-by-the-Sea in July will encounter an almost non-existent rainy season, with the chance of rainfall limited to roughly 0 days.

    Is August in Carmel-by-the-Sea characterized by high sea temperatures?

    In August, the sea in Carmel-by-the-Sea offers warmer waters, averaging around 14 °C (58 °F).

    How does Carmel-by-the-Sea's climate transition in September?

    September marks a transition in Carmel-by-the-Sea's climate, with maximum daytime warmth witnessed at around 20 °C (68 °F), and a slight uptick in rainfall.

    What kind of weather should one expect in Carmel-by-the-Sea in October?

    October in Carmel-by-the-Sea brings an expectation of coolness, averaging 9 °C (49 °F) during the night, and hints of increasing rainfall.

    How many hours of sunshine can be expected in November in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

    In November, one can expect Carmel-by-the-Sea to have approximately 6 hours of sunlit hours.

    Does Carmel-by-the-Sea experience a significant amount of rainfall in December?

    December in Carmel-by-the-Sea is marked by a considerable increase in rainfall, with precipitation reaching heights of 146 mm (5.76 in).

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