Monterey, California 

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Weather in Monterey, California

The most pleasant months of the year for Monterey are September, August and October. In Monterey, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. September is the hottest month for Monterey with an average high temperature of 68.7°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in California. March is the snowiest month in Monterey with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Monterey, CA

2 AM PST

Mostly Sunny then Chance Light Rain

54°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayMostly Sunny then Chance Light Rain61° / 54°E 2 mph
SaturdayRain Showers60° / 53°SSE 9 to 16 mph
SundayLight Rain57° / 49°SW 8 to 16 mph
MondayMostly Sunny58° / 47°N 3 mph
TuesdayPartly Sunny58° / 48°ENE 5 mph
WednesdayMostly Cloudy58° / 48°E 3 mph
ThursdayMostly Sunny60° / 50°NNE 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 67 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 43
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Monterey area is 8.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

8.3 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January59° 43°
February60° 45°
March60° 46°
April61° 47°
May63° 49°
June65° 52°
July67° 53°
August68° 54°
September69° 53°
October67° 50°
November63° 46°
December59° 43°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Monterey
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January00100
February00110
March0090
April0060
May0040
June0020
July0010
August0020
September0020
October0040
November0070
December01100

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Monterey    21 Reviews
Here or Exit California - 1/25/2017
The Monterey city area is an excellent place to live and one of the few California locales where it's relatively safe to raise a family. If I could no longer live here I... Read More

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If you're not a millionaire good luck living here - 12/31/2013
I grew up on the Monterey Peninsula and had to leave to climb out of poverty. The median income is $35,000 and outside of the military, the jobs are mostly service... Read More

How wealthy are we talking about? - 9/13/2012
My husband and I are just crazy about Monterey. I wonder if we take housing expenses (mortgage or rent) out of the picture, is Monterey still a very expensive city to... Read More


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