The best times to visit McCloud for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 7th

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

 

 


Other McCloud Travel Info

Weather in McCloud

Temperature

Average temperatures in McCloud vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th 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 McCloud, 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 90°F (32.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.4°F (11.3°C) at night.

McCloud Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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McCloud 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.

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McCloud Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average McCloud 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 47.7 35.7 27.3
Feb 50.2 38.1 29.5
Mar 55.6 42.2 31.9
Apr 62.4 46.7 34.3
May 71.6 55.2 40.8
Jun 79.7 63.2 47.2
Jul 89.2 70.6 51.7
Aug 87.5 68.2 49.6
Sep 82 61.9 44.5
Oct 67.2 50.8 38.7
Nov 54.2 41.2 32
Dec 43.6 34.6 27.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.7 2.1 -2.6
Feb 10.1 3.4 -1.4
Mar 13.1 5.7 -0.1
Apr 16.9 8.2 1.3
May 22 12.9 4.9
Jun 26.5 17.3 8.4
Jul 31.8 21.4 10.9
Aug 30.8 20.1 9.8
Sep 27.8 16.6 6.9
Oct 19.6 10.4 3.7
Nov 12.3 5.1 0
Dec 6.4 1.4 -2.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in McCloud 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 July. For example, on the week of July 2nd 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in McCloud? 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 McCloud.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in McCloud (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 16% 0 3.4
Feb 26% 0 5.9
Mar 25% 0 5
Apr 15% 0 2.3
May 12% 0 1.3
Jun 6% 0 1
Jul 3% 0 0.3
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 5% 0 0.7
Oct 13% 0 2.5
Nov 17% 0 3
Dec 29% 0 6.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 8.6
Feb 26 0 15
Mar 25 0 12.7
Apr 15 0 5.8
May 12 0 3.3
Jun 6 0 2.5
Jul 3 0 0.8
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 5 0 1.8
Oct 13 0 6.4
Nov 17 0 7.6
Dec 29 0 16

 

Humidity and Wind

McCloud has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (31.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (64.9%).

Wind in McCloud is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 3.2 knots (3.7 MPH or 5.9 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 2.5 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Feb 2.5 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
May 2.8 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Jul 1.5 Barely noticeable 5.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 1.3 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Sep 1.6 Barely noticeable 5.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 1.8 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Nov 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.6%
Feb 58.9%
Mar 53.6%
Apr 43.9%
May 40%
Jun 36.5%
Jul 32.1%
Aug 31.2%
Sep 35.2%
Oct 51.4%
Nov 60.4%
Dec 64.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to McCloud?

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 McCloud, 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 McCloud 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.3 in December means 36.3% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall McCloud Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75°F (23.9°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 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 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in McCloud, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 50°F (10°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 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 McCloud to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.6°F (10.9°C) and 41.8°F (5.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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