The best times to visit Stanislaus National Forest for ideal weather are
June 11th to September 23rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Stanislaus National Forest Travel Guide
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Weather in Stanislaus National Forest
Average temperatures in Stanislaus National Forest vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout 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 Stanislaus National Forest, 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 86°F (30°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 42.9°F (6.1°C) at night.
Stanislaus National Forest Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Stanislaus National Forest 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.
Stanislaus National Forest Perceived Temperature (F)
Stanislaus National Forest Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Stanislaus National Forest 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 Stanislaus National Forest are September, August, 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 May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.
When can you find snow in Stanislaus National Forest? 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 Stanislaus National Forest.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Stanislaus National Forest (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
Stanislaus National Forest has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (20.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (47.3%).
Wind in Stanislaus National Forest is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and June. May’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 10.1 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Stanislaus National Forest.
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||Barely noticeable||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Mar||4.8||Light breeze||13.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.4||Light breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|May||5.4||Light breeze||14.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.2||Light breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Jul||4||Light breeze||12.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.2||Light breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||3.8||Barely noticeable||11.8||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.5||Barely noticeable||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Nov||3.8||Barely noticeable||12.2||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.9||Barely noticeable||12.7||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Stanislaus National Forest?
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 Stanislaus National Forest, the United States 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 Stanislaus National Forest 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
Overall Stanislaus National Forest Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 73.1°F (22.8°C) and 49.4°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 5 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Stanislaus National Forest, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°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 Stanislaus National Forest to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.2°F (15.1°C) and 39.6°F (4.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.