The best times to visit South El Monte for ideal weather are
February 26th to July 1st
October 1st to December 2nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in South El Monte
Average temperatures in South El Monte vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year 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 South El Monte, 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 92°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68°F (20°C) at night.
South El Monte Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
South El Monte Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
South El Monte Perceived Temperature (F)
South El Monte Perceived Temperature (C)
Average South El Monte 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in South El Monte 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 late January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.
When can you find snow in South El Monte? 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 South El Monte.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in South El Monte (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
South El Monte has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (42.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (54.9%).
Wind in South El Monte is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and June. May’s average wind speed of around 3.7 knots (4.2 MPH or 6.8 KPH) is considered “light air.” 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 9.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in South El Monte.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||2.3||Barely noticeable||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||2.7||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3||Barely noticeable||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.5||Barely noticeable||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.7||Barely noticeable||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.5||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.3||Barely noticeable||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||2.9||Barely noticeable||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.6||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||2.5||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||2.2||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||2.2||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to South El Monte?
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 South El Monte, CA, US is July, followed by August 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 South El Monte 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
Overall South El Monte Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 73.2°F (22.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
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 South El Monte, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°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 second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in South El Monte to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.3°F (23.5°C) and 67.4°F (19.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.