The best times to visit Lompoc for ideal weather are

May 14th to October 28th

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 Lompoc

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lompoc vary little. 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 64th 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 Lompoc, 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 76.5°F (24.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.4°F (13°C) at night.

Lompoc Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lompoc 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.

Lompoc Perceived Temperature (F)

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Lompoc Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lompoc 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)
Jan66.651.140.3
Feb64.951.742
Mar66.553.944.5
Apr66.954.745.4
May6756.948.7
Jun68.458.852.1
Jul70.561.155.1
Aug71.561.455
Sep73.661.853.6
Oct73.76050.3
Nov7054.943.9
Dec63.850.240.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan19.210.64.6
Feb18.310.95.6
Mar19.212.26.9
Apr19.412.67.4
May19.413.89.3
Jun20.214.911.2
Jul21.416.212.8
Aug21.916.312.8
Sep23.116.612
Oct23.215.610.2
Nov21.112.76.6
Dec17.710.14.6


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lompoc are August, September, 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 early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Lompoc? 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 Lompoc.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan3%00.4
Feb5%00.5
Mar6%00.6
Apr6%00.5
May1%00.1
Jun1%00.1
Jul0%00.2
Aug0%00
Sep0%00
Oct2%00.2
Nov5%00.7
Dec8%00.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan301
Feb501.3
Mar601.5
Apr601.3
May100.3
Jun100.3
Jul000.5
Aug000
Sep000
Oct200.5
Nov501.8
Dec802.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Lompoc has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (55% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (67.8%).

Wind in Lompoc is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 7.8 knots (9 MPH or 14.4 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 late May where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.3Light breeze13.2Significant breeze
Feb5.6Light breeze14.6Significant breeze
Mar6.2Light breeze15.5Significant breeze
Apr7.2Gentle breeze16.8Significant breeze
May7.8Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze
Jun7.3Gentle breeze16.2Significant breeze
Jul6.4Light breeze15.2Significant breeze
Aug6.3Light breeze15.3Significant breeze
Sep5.7Light breeze15.2Significant breeze
Oct5.6Light breeze14.7Significant breeze
Nov5Light breeze13.4Significant breeze
Dec4.9Light breeze13Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan55%
Feb60.7%
Mar59.1%
Apr58.2%
May59.3%
Jun65.4%
Jul67.8%
Aug67.8%
Sep64.8%
Oct60.2%
Nov55.2%
Dec61.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lompoc?

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 Lompoc, CA, US is July, followed by June 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 Lompoc 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

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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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 33.6 in November means 33.6% of the tourists vs. July.


Overall Lompoc Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 70.2°F (21.2°C) and 64.5°F (18.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 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 comfortably cool 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 Lompoc, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.5°F (24.7°C) and 68.7°F (20.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 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 Lompoc to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 69.2°F (20.7°C) and 62.8°F (17.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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