The best times to visit Sorrento Valley for ideal weather are

March 12th to August 12th


September 24th to November 25th

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



Other Sorrento Valley Travel Info

Weather in Sorrento Valley


Average temperatures in Sorrento Valley vary somewhat. 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 more temperate than most — in the 75th 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 Sorrento Valley, the hottest months are August, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late August to early September where highs are regularly around 87.7°F (30.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.6°F (18.1°C) at night.

Sorrento Valley Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sorrento Valley 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.

Sorrento Valley Perceived Temperature (F)


Sorrento Valley Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sorrento Valley 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 69.7 55.4 44.2
Feb 68.1 55.1 45.1
Mar 70.7 58 48
Apr 71.9 59.9 50.1
May 73.8 63 54.4
Jun 76.4 65.6 57.8
Jul 80.3 69.7 62.4
Aug 83.1 71.6 63.3
Sep 83.9 71.4 62.2
Oct 80.2 66.6 56.1
Nov 74.6 60.6 49.8
Dec 67.2 54.6 45

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 20.9 13 6.8
Feb 20.1 12.8 7.3
Mar 21.5 14.4 8.9
Apr 22.2 15.5 10.1
May 23.2 17.2 12.4
Jun 24.7 18.7 14.3
Jul 26.8 20.9 16.9
Aug 28.4 22 17.4
Sep 28.8 21.9 16.8
Oct 26.8 19.2 13.4
Nov 23.7 15.9 9.9
Dec 19.6 12.6 7.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sorrento Valley are June, August, 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 late May to early June. For example, on the week of May 28th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Sorrento Valley? 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 Sorrento Valley.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sorrento Valley (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 1.1
Feb 16% 0 1.9
Mar 7% 0 1
Apr 5% 0 0.6
May 3% 0 0.4
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 1% 0 0.3
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.2
Oct 5% 0 0.5
Nov 7% 0 0.9
Dec 15% 0 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 2.8
Feb 16 0 4.8
Mar 7 0 2.5
Apr 5 0 1.5
May 3 0 1
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 1 0 0.8
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.5
Oct 5 0 1.3
Nov 7 0 2.3
Dec 15 0 6.9


Humidity and Wind

Sorrento Valley has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (44.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (62.2%).

Wind in Sorrento Valley is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by December and May. April’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.5 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 early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.7 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.9 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.1 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
May 4.9 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.3 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.3 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.7 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44.8%
Feb 55.5%
Mar 55.2%
Apr 54%
May 56.8%
Jun 61.5%
Jul 62.2%
Aug 59.3%
Sep 57.5%
Oct 50.8%
Nov 47.1%
Dec 52.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sorrento Valley?

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 Sorrento Valley, CA, US is July, followed by June and May. 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 Sorrento Valley 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 34.9 in November means 34.9% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Sorrento Valley Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.3°F (24.6°C) and 68.1°F (20.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sorrento Valley, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 71.6°F (22°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 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 Sorrento Valley to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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