Death Valley climate guide

Temperature in Death Valley (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
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
Min temperature (night-time)
4°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Death Valley4
8°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Death Valley8
12°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Death Valley12
16°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Death Valley16
21°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Death Valley21
27°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Death Valley27
30°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Death Valley30
29°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Death Valley29
24°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Death Valley24
16°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Death Valley16
9°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Death Valley9
3°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Death Valley3

Sunshine & Daylight in Death Valley

  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 Death Valley10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Death Valley11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Death Valley12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Death Valley13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Death Valley14
15 hours of daylight per day in June in Death Valley15
14 hours of daylight per day in July in Death Valley14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Death Valley13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Death Valley12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Death Valley11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Death Valley10
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Death Valley10

Rainfall in Death Valley

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
3 days with some rainfall in January in Death Valley3
3 days with some rainfall in February in Death Valley3
3 days with some rainfall in March in Death Valley3
2 days with some rainfall in April in Death Valley2
1 day with some rainfall in May in Death Valley1
0 days with some rainfall in June in Death Valley0
0 days with some rainfall in July in Death Valley0
1 day with some rainfall in August in Death Valley1
1 day with some rainfall in September in Death Valley1
1 day with some rainfall in October in Death Valley1
2 days with some rainfall in November in Death Valley2
3 days with some rainfall in December in Death Valley3
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
7 mm monthly rainfall in January in Death Valley7
9 mm monthly rainfall in February in Death Valley9
7 mm monthly rainfall in March in Death Valley7
3 mm monthly rainfall in April in Death Valley3
1 mm monthly rainfall in May in Death Valley1
1 mm monthly rainfall in June in Death Valley1
4 mm monthly rainfall in July in Death Valley4
3 mm monthly rainfall in August in Death Valley3
4 mm monthly rainfall in September in Death Valley4
2 mm monthly rainfall in October in Death Valley2
5 mm monthly rainfall in November in Death Valley5
4 mm monthly rainfall in December in Death Valley4

More climate for Death Valley

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in January in Death Valley3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in February in Death Valley4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in March in Death Valley6
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in April in Death Valley7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Death Valley9
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in June in Death Valley10
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in July in Death Valley10
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in August in Death Valley10
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in September in Death Valley8
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in October in Death Valley5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in November in Death Valley3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in December in Death Valley2
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Death Valley0
No heat & humidity in February in Death Valley0
No heat & humidity in March in Death Valley0
Moderate heat & humidity in April in Death ValleyM
Very high heat & humidity in May in Death ValleyVH
Extreme heat & humidity in June in Death ValleyE
Extreme heat & humidity in July in Death ValleyE
Extreme heat & humidity in August in Death ValleyE
Very high heat & humidity in September in Death ValleyVH
High heat & humidity in October in Death ValleyH
No heat & humidity in November in Death Valley0
No heat & humidity in December in Death Valley0

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

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The climate guide for Death Valley, 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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