Annual average weather for Monterey State Beach, Monterey, United States

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Annual Average Weather for Monterey State Beach, Monterey, United States

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 18.0°C (64.4°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 16.4°C (61.4°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. Annually there are on average 6.2 days of rain per month and 8.6 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Monterey State Beach?

The best months to visit Monterey State Beach are June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between May and October when the sea temperature is above the average 16°C (61°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Can you sunbathe in Monterey State Beach year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in Monterey State Beach all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

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Can you swim in Monterey State Beach year round?

No, you can't swim in Monterey State Beach all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Monterey State Beach are found in September when they peak at 19°C (67°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 15°C (58°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between May and October when the sea temperature is above 16°C (61°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

The sea is good for swimming in the months from August to September when the sea temperature is above 19°C (66°F)

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When is the hottest month in Monterey State Beach?

The hottest month in Monterey State Beach is September when the average maximum temperature is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days 21°C (69°F), average temperature is 16°C (61°F) and average minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F).

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When is the coldest month in Monterey State Beach?

The coolest month in Monterey State Beach is January when the average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°F), average temperature is 11°C (52°F) and average minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Monterey State Beach?

The sunniest days in Monterey State Beach are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In June the sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

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When is the least sunny month in Monterey State Beach?

December has the least sunshine. In December the sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the driest month in Monterey State Beach?

The driest month in Monterey State Beach is July with 0.8cm (0.3inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 1.8 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Monterey State Beach?

The wettest month in Monterey State Beach is January with 14.1cm (5.6inches) of rain and February has the most days of rain with 12.5 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in Monterey State Beach?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Monterey State Beach are found in February when they dip to 15°C (58°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

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When is the sea the warmest in Monterey State Beach?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Monterey State Beach are found in September when they peak at 19°C (67°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

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When is the most humid month in Monterey State Beach?

The most humid month in Monterey State Beach is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 13°C (55°F) which is very comfortable.

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When is the least humid month in Monterey State Beach?

The least humid month in Monterey State Beach is January with a dew point of 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some.

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When is the windiest month in Monterey State Beach?

The most windy month in Monterey State Beach is April when the average maximum windspeed is 24KM/H (15MPH) and the average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Monterey State Beach

The hottest month in Monterey State Beach is September when the average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°F), average temperature is 16°C (61°F) and average minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F).

The coolest month in Monterey State Beach is January when the average maximum temperature is 16°C (16°F), average temperature is 11°C (52°F) and average minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F).

Annual Sunshine for Monterey State Beach

The longest days in Monterey State Beach are in June, with an average of 14.6 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 9.7 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Monterey State Beach are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

December has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 10.9 and lowest in December when it reaches 2.4.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Monterey State Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Monterey State Beach are found in September when they peak at 19°C (67°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 15°C (58°F).

The sea is best for swimming between May and October when the temperature is above 16°C (61°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Annual Rainfall for Monterey State Beach

The wettest month in Monterey State Beach is January with 14.1cm (5.6inches) of rain and February has the most days of rain with 12.5 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Monterey State Beach is July with 0.8cm (0.3inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 1.8 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Monterey State Beach

The most humid month in Monterey State Beach is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 13°C (55°F) which is very comfortable.

The least humid month in Monterey State Beach is January with a dew point of 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Monterey State Beach

The most windy month in Monterey State Beach is April when the average maximum windspeed is 24KM/H (15MPH) and the average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH).

The least windy month in Monterey State Beach is November when the average maximum windspeed is 18KM/H (11MPH) and the average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH).

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