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The weather guide for California (Santa Monica) 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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When is the best time to go to Santa Monica?

The best time to go to Santa Monica is June, July and August based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Santa Monica19
    Jan
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Santa Monica20
    Feb
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Santa Monica20
    Mar
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Santa Monica21
    Apr
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Santa Monica23
    May
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Santa Monica25
    Jun
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Santa Monica28
    Jul
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Santa Monica28
    Aug
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Santa Monica27
    Sep
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Santa Monica25
    Oct
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Santa Monica22
    Nov
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Santa Monica19
    Dec

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More about California

Which is the hottest month in Santa Monica?

The hottest time of year in Santa Monica is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 28°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Santa Monica?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Santa Monica with 78mm on average. There are normally 5 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Santa Monica?

The sunniest time of year in Santa Monica is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 82% of daylight hours; that's 11 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Santa Monica?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Santa Monica in August when the water temperature reaches 19°C.

What is the flight time to California from the UK?

The flight time to California from the UK is typically 11 hours.

What is the time difference between California and the UK?

The time difference between California and the UK is GMT-8 hours.

What is the main language spoken in California?

The main language spoken in California is English.

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What is the currency in California?

The currency in California is the US Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in California?

California uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in California?

They drive on the right side of the road in California.

Do you need a visa for California?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter California.

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Compare Santa Monica weather with the USA

Below the Santa Monica weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Santa Monica, California, USA and the USA (Washington).

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