The best times to visit Redding for ideal weather are

April 16th 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 Redding Travel Info

Weather in Redding


Average temperatures in Redding vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Redding, 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 102.4°F (39.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.9°F (19.4°C) at night.

Redding Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Redding 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.

Redding Perceived Temperature (F)


Redding Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Redding 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 61.7 46.9 34.9
Feb 63.2 50 38.3
Mar 68.6 54.5 41.3
Apr 74.8 59.5 44.7
May 84.1 68.3 52.5
Jun 93.6 77.5 61.2
Jul 100.9 83.4 65.6
Aug 99.2 81.1 62.9
Sep 94.4 75.2 57.4
Oct 80.7 63.8 49.5
Nov 67.2 52.4 40.1
Dec 57.2 45.6 36

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.5 8.3 1.6
Feb 17.3 10 3.5
Mar 20.3 12.5 5.2
Apr 23.8 15.3 7.1
May 28.9 20.2 11.4
Jun 34.2 25.3 16.2
Jul 38.3 28.6 18.7
Aug 37.3 27.3 17.2
Sep 34.7 24 14.1
Oct 27.1 17.7 9.7
Nov 19.6 11.3 4.5
Dec 14 7.6 2.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Redding 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 Redding? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Redding is often around around December 3rd when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Redding.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 0 3.2
Feb 24% 0 4.8
Mar 20% 0 3.2
Apr 12% 0 1.8
May 9% 0 1.3
Jun 6% 0 0.9
Jul 1% 0 0.2
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 3% 0 0.7
Oct 11% 0 2.1
Nov 16% 0 2.6
Dec 31% 3.1 5.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 0 8.1
Feb 24 0 12.2
Mar 20 0 8.1
Apr 12 0 4.6
May 9 0 3.3
Jun 6 0 2.3
Jul 1 0 0.5
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 3 0 1.8
Oct 11 0 5.3
Nov 16 0 6.6
Dec 31 7.9 14.5


Humidity and Wind

Redding has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (22% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (61.7%).

Wind in Redding is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by March and May. June’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.6 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 14.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.2 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 13.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 13 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.7 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jul 4.6 Light breeze 12.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Sep 3.9 Barely noticeable 11.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Nov 3.8 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53.8%
Feb 54.4%
Mar 47.6%
Apr 37.9%
May 30.2%
Jun 25%
Jul 22.5%
Aug 22%
Sep 25.1%
Oct 40.1%
Nov 54.7%
Dec 61.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Redding?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Redding, 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 Redding 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 Redding Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 63.6°F (17.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 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 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Redding, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 97.9°F (36.6°C) and 63°F (17.2°C), which will feel comfortable 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 Redding to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.7°F (18.2°C) and 55.7°F (13.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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