Big Sur climate guide

Temperature in Big Sur (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
14°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Big Sur14
15°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Big Sur15
14°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Big Sur14
16°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Big Sur16
18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Big Sur18
21°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Big Sur21
23°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Big Sur23
23°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Big Sur23
23°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Big Sur23
21°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Big Sur21
16°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Big Sur16
13°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Big Sur13
Min temperature (night-time)
2°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Big Sur2
3°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Big Sur3
3°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Big Sur3
4°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Big Sur4
6°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Big Sur6
8°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Big Sur8
9°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Big Sur9
10°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Big Sur10
9°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Big Sur9
7°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Big Sur7
4°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Big Sur4
2°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Big Sur2
Sea temperature
13°C sea temperature in January in Big Sur13
12°C sea temperature in February in Big Sur12
12°C sea temperature in March in Big Sur12
12°C sea temperature in April in Big Sur12
12°C sea temperature in May in Big Sur12
12°C sea temperature in June in Big Sur12
13°C sea temperature in July in Big Sur13
15°C sea temperature in August in Big Sur15
15°C sea temperature in September in Big Sur15
14°C sea temperature in October in Big Sur14
14°C sea temperature in November in Big Sur14
13°C sea temperature in December in Big Sur13

Sunshine & Daylight in Big Sur

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in Big Sur10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Big Sur11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Big Sur12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Big Sur13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Big Sur14
15 hours of daylight per day in June in Big Sur15
14 hours of daylight per day in July in Big Sur14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Big Sur13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Big Sur12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Big Sur11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Big Sur10
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Big Sur10

Rainfall in Big Sur

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
9 days with some rainfall in January in Big Sur9
9 days with some rainfall in February in Big Sur9
10 days with some rainfall in March in Big Sur10
6 days with some rainfall in April in Big Sur6
3 days with some rainfall in May in Big Sur3
2 days with some rainfall in June in Big Sur2
1 day with some rainfall in July in Big Sur1
2 days with some rainfall in August in Big Sur2
2 days with some rainfall in September in Big Sur2
4 days with some rainfall in October in Big Sur4
8 days with some rainfall in November in Big Sur8
8 days with some rainfall in December in Big Sur8
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
191 mm monthly rainfall in January in Big Sur191
160 mm monthly rainfall in February in Big Sur160
151 mm monthly rainfall in March in Big Sur151
76 mm monthly rainfall in April in Big Sur76
14 mm monthly rainfall in May in Big Sur14
7 mm monthly rainfall in June in Big Sur7
4 mm monthly rainfall in July in Big Sur4
5 mm monthly rainfall in August in Big Sur5
12 mm monthly rainfall in September in Big Sur12
46 mm monthly rainfall in October in Big Sur46
142 mm monthly rainfall in November in Big Sur142
165 mm monthly rainfall in December in Big Sur165

More climate for Big Sur

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in January in Big Sur3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in February in Big Sur4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in March in Big Sur6
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in April in Big Sur7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Big Sur9
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in June in Big Sur10
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in July in Big Sur10
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in August in Big Sur9
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in September in Big Sur7
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in October in Big Sur5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in November in Big Sur3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in December in Big Sur2
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in February in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in March in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in April in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in May in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in June in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in July in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in August in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in September in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in October in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in November in Big Sur0
No heat & humidity in December in Big Sur0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Big Sur, California shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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