The best times to visit Oroville for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 24th


September 3rd 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 Oroville Travel Info

Weather in Oroville


Average temperatures in Oroville vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Oroville, 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 98.1°F (36.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.7°F (18.7°C) at night.

Oroville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Oroville 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.

Oroville Perceived Temperature (F)


Oroville Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Oroville 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 57.9 46.6 37.6
Feb 62 50.9 41.8
Mar 68.3 56 45.1
Apr 74.9 60.5 47.7
May 83 68.1 54.2
Jun 91.3 75.7 60.7
Jul 96.8 80.2 64.4
Aug 95.1 78.4 62.8
Sep 90.4 74.3 59.2
Oct 78.8 64.4 52
Nov 65.3 53.5 44
Dec 56.3 46.7 39

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 14.4 8.1 3.1
Feb 16.7 10.5 5.4
Mar 20.2 13.3 7.3
Apr 23.8 15.8 8.7
May 28.3 20.1 12.3
Jun 32.9 24.3 15.9
Jul 36 26.8 18
Aug 35.1 25.8 17.1
Sep 32.4 23.5 15.1
Oct 26 18 11.1
Nov 18.5 11.9 6.7
Dec 13.5 8.2 3.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Oroville are July, August, 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 mid June. For example, on the week of June 18th 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 Oroville? 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 Oroville.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 2.5
Feb 23% 0 3.7
Mar 18% 0 2.9
Apr 14% 0 1.6
May 7% 0 0.8
Jun 4% 0 0.4
Jul 0% 0 0.1
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 2% 0 0.3
Oct 7% 0 1.2
Nov 14% 0 2.4
Dec 26% 0 4.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 6.4
Feb 23 0 9.4
Mar 18 0 7.4
Apr 14 0 4.1
May 7 0 2
Jun 4 0 1
Jul 0 0 0.3
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 2 0 0.8
Oct 7 0 3
Nov 14 0 6.1
Dec 26 0 10.9


Humidity and Wind

Oroville has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (31.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (68.3%).

Wind in Oroville is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by March and April. May’s average wind speed of around 6.2 knots (7.1 MPH or 11.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.6 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Mar 6.1 Light breeze 12.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.8 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 12.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.8 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.4 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.1 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.7 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.6%
Feb 61.1%
Mar 52.1%
Apr 42.4%
May 35.9%
Jun 32.6%
Jul 31.2%
Aug 31.3%
Sep 33.4%
Oct 44.2%
Nov 61.4%
Dec 68.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Oroville?

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 Oroville, 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 Oroville 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

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 Oroville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.2°F (29.6°C) and 63°F (17.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 6 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 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Oroville, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.7°F (34.3°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 4 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 Oroville to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 63.3°F (17.4°C) and 54.3°F (12.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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