The best times to visit El Monte for ideal weather are

October 8th to June 17th

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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El Monte Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in El Monte


    Average temperatures in El Monte vary little and are temperate for about half of the year. The area is in the top 50 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit El Monte, the hottest months are September, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-September where highs are regularly around 92.7°F (33.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.7°F (22.1°C) at night.

    El Monte Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    El Monte 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.

    El Monte Perceived Temperature (F)


    El Monte Perceived Temperature (C)



    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 71.7 62.8 47.6
    Feb 71.5 63.8 51.8
    Mar 76 67.9 55.3
    Apr 76.6 69.2 57.8
    May 78.7 71.7 61.7
    Jun 82.8 75.5 65.1
    Jul 86.2 78.8 68.2
    Aug 89.7 81.7 69.6
    Sep 90.2 81.8 69.3
    Oct 82.4 74.2 60.8
    Nov 74.5 67 55.5
    Dec 66.7 59.6 47.8

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 22.1 17.1 8.7
    Feb 21.9 17.7 11
    Mar 24.4 19.9 12.9
    Apr 24.8 20.7 14.3
    May 25.9 22.1 16.5
    Jun 28.2 24.2 18.4
    Jul 30.1 26 20.1
    Aug 32.1 27.6 20.9
    Sep 32.3 27.7 20.7
    Oct 28 23.4 16
    Nov 23.6 19.4 13.1
    Dec 19.3 15.3 8.8

    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 El Monte.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

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

    Show Centimeters

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


    Humidity and Wind

    El Monte has below average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (30.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (42.4%).

    Wind in El Monte is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by July and August. June’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 10.9 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early-to-mid-May where average top sustained speeds reach 12 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 2.2 light air 7 a gentle breeze
    Feb 3.6 light air 8.3 a gentle breeze
    Mar 4.2 a light breeze 9.3 a gentle breeze
    Apr 5.4 a light breeze 11 a moderate breeze
    May 5.5 a light breeze 11 a gentle breeze
    Jun 5.9 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    Jul 5.9 a light breeze 10.9 a gentle breeze
    Aug 5.5 a light breeze 10.6 a gentle breeze
    Sep 4.8 a light breeze 9.8 a gentle breeze
    Oct 3.7 light air 8.6 a gentle breeze
    Nov 3 light air 7.5 a gentle breeze
    Dec 2.4 light air 7 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 30.6
    Feb 37.8
    Mar 38
    Apr 33.6
    May 40.6
    Jun 42.4
    Jul 42.1
    Aug 37.6
    Sep 34.7
    Oct 38.3
    Nov 32.9
    Dec 41.6


    Is it Safe to Travel to El Monte?

    As of 6/22/2017 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.

    Overall El Monte Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.3°F (27.9°C) and 70°F (21.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported 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 quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in El Monte, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 70.8°F (21.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is somewhat cold this time of year in El Monte to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77°F (25°C) and 65°F (18.3°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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