The most pleasant months of the year for San Marcos are October, June and July. In San Marcos, there are 8 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for San Marcos with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in San Marcos. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in August and July.
Today's Weather - San Marcos, CA
12 AM PST
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|This Afternoon||Sunny||81° / 60°||SW 5 to 10 mph|
|Friday||Sunny||80° / 59°||S 0 to 10 mph|
|Saturday||Patchy Fog then Sunny||79° / 60°||S 0 to 5 mph|
|Sunday||Patchy Fog then Sunny||82° / 61°||W 0 to 10 mph|
|Monday||Sunny||86° / 64°||N 0 to 5 mph|
|Tuesday||Sunny||89° / 64°||NW 0 to 5 mph|
|Wednesday||Sunny||89° / 65°||W 0 to 5 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 45
Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the San Marcos area is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.
9.1 / 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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: San Marcos
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.