San Luis Obispo, California 

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Weather in San Luis Obispo, California

The most pleasant months of the year for San Luis Obispo are September, August and July. In San Luis Obispo, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. September is the hottest month for San Luis Obispo with an average high temperature of 75.3°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in San Luis Obispo. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - San Luis Obispo, CA

5 AM PST

Mostly Clear

64°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear63° / 89°N 10 mph
Sunday NightClear62° / 91°S 0 to 5 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear63° / 87°N 0 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightClear63° / 91°WNW 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightClear63° / 89°N 0 to 5 mph
Thursday NightClear58° / 89°NNW 5 to 10 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear58° / 82°NNW 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 74 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 43
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the San Luis Obispo area is 8.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

8.8 / 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
January62° 43°
February63° 44°
March64° 46°
April67° 47°
May69° 49°
June72° 52°
July74° 54°
August75° 55°
September75° 54°
October73° 51°
November68° 47°
December62° 42°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: San Luis Obispo
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0180
February0190
March0080
April0050
May1020
June1010
July1000
August1000
September2010
October2030
November0050
December0270

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 San Luis Obispo    21 Reviews
COST OF LIVING AND FINDING A PLACE TO LIVE - 4/15/2015
MY FIANCEE AND I ARE LOOKING TO MOVE TO SLO FOR RETIREMENT ( NEXT MONTH ) WE ARE BOTH ARTISTS AND HOPE OUR TALENT WILL HELP WITH COST OF LIVING IN SLO!!! ANY... Read More

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Sunny & 70º - 3/31/2015
In almost any season of the year in San Luis Obispo, you’ll find the sun shining and the temperature hitting around 70º at some point in the day. With the temperature... Read More

Beautiful place to live hard to find a room - 10/14/2013
San Luis Obispo and surrounding areas are beautiful, great weather, beaches, farms markets, a downtown area full of some of the best bars and restaurants, wine country,... Read More


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