The best times to visit Santa Rosa for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 30th

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



Other Santa Rosa Travel Info

Weather in Santa Rosa


Average temperatures in Santa Rosa vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Santa Rosa, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 87.9°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.9°F (13.3°C) at night.

Santa Rosa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Santa Rosa 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.

Santa Rosa Perceived Temperature (F)


Santa Rosa Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Santa Rosa 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 42.9 29.5 19.4
Feb 47.7 33.9 22.7
Mar 58.8 42.7 29.3
Apr 65.6 49 34.1
May 72.8 56.6 41.8
Jun 85.5 69.1 53.1
Jul 84.1 69.1 56.8
Aug 83.5 68.4 55.9
Sep 77.2 62.2 50
Oct 66.8 51.3 38.7
Nov 54.6 39.5 27.6
Dec 42 30.2 20.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 -1.4 -7
Feb 8.7 1.1 -5.2
Mar 14.9 5.9 -1.5
Apr 18.7 9.4 1.2
May 22.7 13.7 5.4
Jun 29.7 20.6 11.7
Jul 28.9 20.6 13.8
Aug 28.6 20.2 13.3
Sep 25.1 16.8 10
Oct 19.3 10.7 3.7
Nov 12.6 4.2 -2.4
Dec 5.6 -1 -6.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Santa Rosa are April, November, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early November. For example, on the week of November 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Santa Rosa? 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 Santa Rosa.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 0.7
Feb 6% 0 0.7
Mar 7% 0 0.7
Apr 4% 0 0.4
May 11% 0 1.1
Jun 5% 0 0.5
Jul 22% 0 3.8
Aug 20% 0 2.5
Sep 13% 0 1.8
Oct 10% 0 1.4
Nov 4% 0 0.4
Dec 11% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 1.8
Feb 6 0 1.8
Mar 7 0 1.8
Apr 4 0 1
May 11 0 2.8
Jun 5 0 1.3
Jul 22 0 9.7
Aug 20 0 6.4
Sep 13 0 4.6
Oct 10 0 3.6
Nov 4 0 1
Dec 11 0 2.8


Humidity and Wind

Santa Rosa has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (21.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (50%).

Wind in Santa Rosa is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is February, followed by April and December. February’s average wind speed of around 14.5 knots (16.7 MPH or 26.9 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 26.4 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 13.9 Significant breeze 22.6 Very strong breeze
Feb 14.5 Significant breeze 24 Very strong breeze
Mar 13.5 Significant breeze 23.1 Very strong breeze
Apr 14.3 Significant breeze 24.9 Very strong breeze
May 12.7 Significant breeze 22.8 Very strong breeze
Jun 11.3 Significant breeze 21.5 Strong breeze
Jul 8.8 Gentle breeze 17.6 Very strong breeze
Aug 8.7 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Sep 9.4 Gentle breeze 17.2 Very strong breeze
Oct 11.7 Significant breeze 20 Strong breeze
Nov 13 Significant breeze 21.5 Very strong breeze
Dec 14.3 Significant breeze 23.5 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44.7%
Feb 40.1%
Mar 27.9%
Apr 22.8%
May 26.4%
Jun 21.3%
Jul 41.7%
Aug 40.5%
Sep 40.8%
Oct 35.6%
Nov 35.5%
Dec 50%


Is it Safe to Travel to Santa Rosa?

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 Santa Rosa, NM, US is July, followed by March 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 Santa Rosa 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 57.9 in November means 57.9% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Santa Rosa Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 52.2°F (11.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Santa Rosa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79°F (26.1°C) and 49.8°F (9.9°C), which will feel chilly 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 far too cold this time of year in Santa Rosa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 37.1°F (2.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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