Best time to visit Death Valley

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When is the best time to visit Death Valley?

The best time to visit Death Valley is March based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Death Valley18
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Death Valley23
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Death Valley26
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Death Valley31
  • 37°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Death Valley37
  • 42°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Death Valley42
  • 45°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Death Valley45
  • 44°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Death Valley44
  • 40°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Death Valley40
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Death Valley33
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Death Valley24
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Death Valley18

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The weather guide for California (Death Valley) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Death Valley?

The hottest time of year in Death Valley is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 45°C with extreme heat and humidity.

Does it ever rain in Death Valley?

It never rains much in Death Valley but February usually has the most rain with an average of 9mm. There are normally 3 days in February with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Death Valley?

The sunniest time of year in Death Valley is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 92% of daylight hours; that's 13 hours of sunshine per day.

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