Much of California has a Mediterranean-like climate with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters.
On the coast, the average daily high temperature hovers around 70°F and up, but can occasionally spike to 80°F or more on hottest summer days; freezing temperatures are rare, even in winter.
What is California’s winter like?
Winter temperatures are cool to mild in most of California, except in the high mountains and the far northern part of the state. Winter is also California’s rainy season, which runs roughly from November through March.13 Jan 2019
Is it safe to visit California right now?
For Travelers Already in California. Travelers should avoid any travel to the affected areas; Napa Valley, Sonoma County, and Yuba are the worst areas at this time. Instead, concentrate your travels in southern California, in cities such as Los Angeles and San Diego which are safe and well away from the current danger.9 Dec 2018
What is the best month to visit California?
Best Time for California – Tips and Recommendations
- Best Time to Visit California for Beaches: May to October, August and September are the best (mainly southern California)
- Best Time to Save Money and Avoid the Crowds: The 2 or 3 weeks in late November/early December following Thanksgiving.
21 Dec 2018
Does California get snow?
Latest snow at Southern California ski resorts means that more terrain and a tubing park will open. It’s snow time. Mountain High in Wrightwood opened for the season Tuesday with a machine-made base that has added real snow from the storm that brought heavy rain to Los Angeles.
Is California a desert?
CALIFORNIA DESERTS. Welcome to the California Deserts! California is actually home to three main deserts. The Mojave Desert, bounded by the Tehachapi Mountains to the northwest, the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains on the south, and eastward to California’s borders with Arizona and Nevada.
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