The best times to visit Fresno for ideal weather are

March 12th to June 10th


September 17th to November 11th

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



Other Fresno Travel Info

Weather in Fresno


Average temperatures in Fresno vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 50th 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 Fresno, 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 101.6°F (38.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.8°F (20.4°C) at night.

Fresno Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Fresno 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.

Fresno Perceived Temperature (F)


Fresno Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Fresno 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 59.3 47.2 37.6
Feb 64.4 52 41.7
Mar 72.6 58.3 45.9
Apr 78.1 62.8 49.2
May 86.5 70.6 55.7
Jun 95.3 78.7 62.4
Jul 100.5 84.1 68.1
Aug 99.9 82.9 67
Sep 95 78.2 63.4
Oct 82.5 67.2 54.8
Nov 68.8 55.1 44.5
Dec 58.5 47.2 38

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.2 8.4 3.1
Feb 18 11.1 5.4
Mar 22.6 14.6 7.7
Apr 25.6 17.1 9.6
May 30.3 21.4 13.2
Jun 35.2 25.9 16.9
Jul 38.1 28.9 20.1
Aug 37.7 28.3 19.4
Sep 35 25.7 17.4
Oct 28.1 19.6 12.7
Nov 20.4 12.8 6.9
Dec 14.7 8.4 3.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fresno are August, July, 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 January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Fresno? 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 Fresno.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 0 1.3
Feb 17% 0 1.7
Mar 8% 0 1.1
Apr 8% 0 1
May 2% 0 0.2
Jun 1% 0 0.2
Jul 0% 0 0.1
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0
Oct 4% 0 0.5
Nov 10% 0 0.9
Dec 14% 0 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 3.3
Feb 17 0 4.3
Mar 8 0 2.8
Apr 8 0 2.5
May 2 0 0.5
Jun 1 0 0.5
Jul 0 0 0.3
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 1 0 0
Oct 4 0 1.3
Nov 10 0 2.3
Dec 14 0 5.6


Humidity and Wind

Fresno has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (24% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (66.7%).

Wind in Fresno is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and July. June’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 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 June where average top sustained speeds reach 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.8 Light breeze 11.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
May 7 Gentle breeze 13.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 12 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Sep 4.9 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.1%
Feb 60.4%
Mar 46.4%
Apr 37.3%
May 28.2%
Jun 24%
Jul 24.1%
Aug 24.2%
Sep 27.9%
Oct 39.6%
Nov 58.1%
Dec 66.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Fresno?

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 Fresno, 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 Fresno in November. 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 44.3 in November means 44.3% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Fresno Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 65.9°F (18.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Fresno, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 98.1°F (36.7°C) and 63.8°F (17.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Fresno to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.8°F (19.3°C) and 56.3°F (13.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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