The best times to visit Davis for ideal weather are

April 9th to November 4th

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



Other Davis Travel Info

Weather in Davis


Average temperatures in Davis vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st 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 Davis, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 96.3°F (35.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.6°F (15.3°C) at night.

Davis Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Davis Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Davis Perceived Temperature (F)


Davis Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Davis 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 58 45.5 35.5
Feb 62.2 50.3 40
Mar 68.7 55.1 43.3
Apr 75 59.2 45.4
May 83.1 65.6 51.2
Jun 90.7 72.2 56.5
Jul 94.6 74.7 59
Aug 93.9 73.8 58.2
Sep 91.1 71.6 55.7
Oct 79.9 63.3 49.4
Nov 66.2 52.6 41.4
Dec 56.6 46.1 37.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 14.4 7.5 1.9
Feb 16.8 10.2 4.4
Mar 20.4 12.8 6.3
Apr 23.9 15.1 7.4
May 28.4 18.7 10.7
Jun 32.6 22.3 13.6
Jul 34.8 23.7 15
Aug 34.4 23.2 14.6
Sep 32.8 22 13.2
Oct 26.6 17.4 9.7
Nov 19 11.4 5.2
Dec 13.7 7.8 2.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Davis are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th 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 Davis? 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 Davis.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 12% 0 2.1
Feb 20% 0 2.5
Mar 14% 0 2
Apr 11% 0 1.3
May 5% 0 0.4
Jun 3% 0 0.3
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 5% 0 0.9
Nov 12% 0 1.7
Dec 21% 0 3.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 0 5.3
Feb 20 0 6.4
Mar 14 0 5.1
Apr 11 0 3.3
May 5 0 1
Jun 3 0 0.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 5 0 2.3
Nov 12 0 4.3
Dec 21 0 8.6


Humidity and Wind

Davis has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (38.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (70.5%).

Wind in Davis is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by July and June. May’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 14.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6.6 Light breeze 12.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
May 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jul 7.6 Gentle breeze 12.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Nov 4.9 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.7%
Feb 66%
Mar 57.1%
Apr 47%
May 40.2%
Jun 38.5%
Jul 40.1%
Aug 40.4%
Sep 39.5%
Oct 47.3%
Nov 63.5%
Dec 70.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Davis?

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 Davis, CA, US is June, followed by July and August. 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 Davis 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

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48.1 in December means 48.1% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Davis Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85°F (29.4°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Davis, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.8°F (34.3°C) and 61°F (16.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 4 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Davis to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 63.6°F (17.6°C) and 54.9°F (12.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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