The best times to visit El Monte for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 21st

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 El Monte

Temperature

Average temperatures in El Monte vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 El Monte, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 85.1°F (29.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.5°F (19.2°C) at night.

El Monte Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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El Monte 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.

El Monte Perceived Temperature (F)

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El Monte Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average El Monte 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 56.9 45.5 38.9
Feb 55.3 43.8 36.7
Mar 60.6 48.2 40.2
Apr 63.5 50.9 42.3
May 69.1 57.4 48.8
Jun 77 66.3 57.4
Jul 83.6 73.7 65.4
Aug 83.7 72.8 64
Sep 81.3 68.9 59.9
Oct 70.6 58.5 50.4
Nov 62.4 51.1 44.1
Dec 53.6 43.1 36.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.8 7.5 3.8
Feb 12.9 6.6 2.6
Mar 15.9 9 4.6
Apr 17.5 10.5 5.7
May 20.6 14.1 9.3
Jun 25 19.1 14.1
Jul 28.7 23.2 18.6
Aug 28.7 22.7 17.8
Sep 27.4 20.5 15.5
Oct 21.4 14.7 10.2
Nov 16.9 10.6 6.7
Dec 12 6.2 2.6


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in El Monte are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in El Monte? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 1% 0 0.2
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 1 0 0.5
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

El Monte has some months with regular humidity, with some very dry months. The least humid month is July (18.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (37.7%).

Wind in El Monte is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by April and March. February’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.8 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 4.3 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.5 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
May 3.9 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.1 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.3 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 27.6%
Feb 37.7%
Mar 31.6%
Apr 33.8%
May 30.6%
Jun 20.6%
Jul 18.9%
Aug 18.9%
Sep 22.5%
Oct 25.3%
Nov 28.1%
Dec 34.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to El Monte?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 19, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in El Monte, 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 El Monte 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. 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 El Monte Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 73.1°F (22.8°C) and 54.6°F (12.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 El Monte, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.1°F (28.9°C) and 58.9°F (14.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 too cold this time of year in El Monte to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.7°F (15.4°C) and 51.3°F (10.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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