The best times to visit Artesia for ideal weather are

March 5th to July 15th

or

October 1st to December 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Artesia

Temperature

Average temperatures in Artesia vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 77th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Artesia, the hottest months are September, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late August to early September where highs are regularly around 88.5°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.3°F (19.1°C) at night.

Artesia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Artesia Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Artesia Perceived Temperature (F)

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Artesia Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Artesia Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan71.356.845.3
Feb695747.1
Mar73.160.250.8
Apr74.862.253.2
May75.964.757.3
Jun77.86760.9
Jul82.370.764.2
Aug85.172.264.9
Sep86.172.264.3
Oct81.768.259
Nov75.961.851.5
Dec68.255.745.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan21.813.87.4
Feb20.613.98.4
Mar22.815.710.4
Apr23.816.811.8
May24.418.214.1
Jun25.419.416.1
Jul27.921.517.9
Aug29.522.318.3
Sep30.122.317.9
Oct27.620.115
Nov24.416.610.8
Dec20.113.27.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Artesia are June, August, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May to early June. For example, on the week of May 28th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Artesia? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Artesia.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Artesia (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan10%01.9
Feb13%01.7
Mar5%00.8
Apr4%00.5
May3%00.3
Jun0%00
Jul1%00.3
Aug0%00
Sep2%00.3
Oct5%00.5
Nov6%00.8
Dec16%03.1

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1004.8
Feb1304.3
Mar502
Apr401.3
May300.8
Jun000
Jul100.8
Aug000
Sep200.8
Oct501.3
Nov602
Dec1607.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Artesia has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (47.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (60.4%).

Wind in Artesia is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Artesia.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan2.9Barely noticeable8.9Gentle breeze
Feb3.6Barely noticeable10.3Gentle breeze
Mar4.2Light breeze11.9Gentle breeze
Apr4.9Light breeze12.4Significant breeze
May4.9Light breeze11.4Gentle breeze
Jun4.7Light breeze10Gentle breeze
Jul4.6Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
Aug4.4Light breeze10.2Gentle breeze
Sep4.1Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
Oct3.6Barely noticeable10.6Gentle breeze
Nov3.2Barely noticeable9.8Gentle breeze
Dec3.2Barely noticeable9.7Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan47.2%
Feb54.7%
Mar52.2%
Apr49.6%
May54.4%
Jun60%
Jul60.4%
Aug57.8%
Sep56.6%
Oct53.5%
Nov49.4%
Dec53.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Artesia?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Artesia, CA, US is July, followed by August and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Artesia in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.6 in December means 47.6% of the tourists vs. July.


Overall Artesia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78.1°F (25.6°C) and 69.9°F (21.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Artesia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Artesia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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