The best times to visit Mojave for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 17th


September 10th to November 4th

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



Other Mojave Travel Info

Weather in Mojave


Average temperatures in Mojave vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel cold for about half the year, and too hot for part of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Mojave, 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 102.8°F (39.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.9°F (18.8°C) at night.

Mojave Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Mojave 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.

Mojave Perceived Temperature (F)


Mojave Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Mojave 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 60.7 42 27.8
Feb 64.9 47.3 33.5
Mar 72.1 54.7 38.6
Apr 77.4 60 43.4
May 86.4 69 51.6
Jun 95.7 78 59.3
Jul 101.5 84 66.5
Aug 100.8 82.9 63.9
Sep 94.6 75.3 57
Oct 81.8 62.5 45.4
Nov 69.7 50.5 34.7
Dec 57.7 41.4 28.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.9 5.6 -2.3
Feb 18.3 8.5 0.8
Mar 22.3 12.6 3.7
Apr 25.2 15.6 6.3
May 30.2 20.6 10.9
Jun 35.4 25.6 15.2
Jul 38.6 28.9 19.2
Aug 38.2 28.3 17.7
Sep 34.8 24.1 13.9
Oct 27.7 16.9 7.4
Nov 20.9 10.3 1.5
Dec 14.3 5.2 -2.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mojave are June, May, 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 mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Mojave? 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 Mojave.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.6
Feb 4% 0 0.4
Mar 3% 0 0.3
Apr 2% 0 0.2
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 1% 0 0.2
Aug 1% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 1% 0 0.2
Nov 2% 0 0.2
Dec 6% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 1.5
Feb 4 0 1
Mar 3 0 0.8
Apr 2 0 0.5
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 1 0 0.5
Aug 1 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 1 0 0.5
Nov 2 0 0.5
Dec 6 0 1.3


Humidity and Wind

Mojave has some months with regular humidity, with some very dry months. The least humid month is August (13.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (39.6%).

Wind in Mojave is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.4 MPH or 19.9 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 23.1 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.3 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Feb 6.8 Light breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 18.7 Significant breeze
Apr 9.9 Gentle breeze 20.9 Strong breeze
May 10.8 Gentle breeze 21.9 Significant breeze
Jun 10.4 Gentle breeze 21.2 Strong breeze
Jul 9 Gentle breeze 20 Significant breeze
Aug 8.1 Gentle breeze 19 Strong breeze
Sep 6.3 Light breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Oct 6 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Dec 5.4 Light breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 35.8%
Feb 36.4%
Mar 26.8%
Apr 22%
May 17.1%
Jun 13.7%
Jul 14.8%
Aug 13.2%
Sep 16.7%
Oct 22.4%
Nov 28.3%
Dec 39.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Mojave?

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 Mojave, 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 Mojave 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48.1 in November means 48.1% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Mojave Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 65.2°F (18.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Mojave, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 98.3°F (36.8°C) and 64.8°F (18.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 Mojave to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.8°F (19.9°C) and 56.1°F (13.4°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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