The best times to visit Pittsburg for ideal weather are

April 23rd 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 Pittsburg Travel Info

Weather in Pittsburg

Temperature

Average temperatures in Pittsburg vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th 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 Pittsburg, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late August to early September where highs are regularly around 97.4°F (36.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.2°F (15.7°C) at night.

Pittsburg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Pittsburg 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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Pittsburg Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Pittsburg 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 58.2 47.4 39
Feb 61.2 51.4 43.6
Mar 68.1 55 44.7
Apr 71.8 57.4 46.8
May 78.7 63 51.7
Jun 85.4 68.2 56
Jul 88.3 69.5 57.4
Aug 89.2 70.1 57.8
Sep 87.3 69.2 56.8
Oct 76.6 61.8 50.9
Nov 67.7 54.9 44.7
Dec 55.7 46.2 38.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 14.6 8.6 3.9
Feb 16.2 10.8 6.4
Mar 20.1 12.8 7.1
Apr 22.1 14.1 8.2
May 25.9 17.2 10.9
Jun 29.7 20.1 13.3
Jul 31.3 20.8 14.1
Aug 31.8 21.2 14.3
Sep 30.7 20.7 13.8
Oct 24.8 16.6 10.5
Nov 19.8 12.7 7.1
Dec 13.2 7.9 3.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Pittsburg are June, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid May. For example, on the week of May 14th 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 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Pittsburg? 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 Pittsburg.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pittsburg (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 20% 0 3.4
Feb 30% 0 3.2
Mar 10% 0 1.1
Apr 11% 0 1.5
May 5% 0 0.5
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 6% 0 1.9
Nov 8% 0 1.1
Dec 22% 0 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 8.6
Feb 30 0 8.1
Mar 10 0 2.8
Apr 11 0 3.8
May 5 0 1.3
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 6 0 4.8
Nov 8 0 2.8
Dec 22 0 5.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Pittsburg has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is June (40.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69.2%).

Wind in Pittsburg is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and May. July’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.4 MPH or 16.7 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 15.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 12.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Jul 9 Gentle breeze 14.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Sep 6 Light breeze 12.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.6 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.3%
Feb 66.5%
Mar 52.2%
Apr 46.5%
May 43.9%
Jun 40.3%
Jul 44.4%
Aug 43.3%
Sep 42.1%
Oct 47.3%
Nov 60%
Dec 69.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Pittsburg?

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

 

 

Overall Pittsburg Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 62.3°F (16.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Pittsburg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.1°F (32.8°C) and 63.7°F (17.6°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Pittsburg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 63.3°F (17.4°C) and 54.5°F (12.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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