The best times to visit Susanville for ideal weather are

June 4th 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 Susanville Travel Info

Weather in Susanville


Average temperatures in Susanville 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 Susanville, 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 91.7°F (33.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47.7°F (8.7°C) at night.

Susanville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Susanville 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.

Susanville Perceived Temperature (F)


Susanville Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Susanville 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 45 29.4 17.4
Feb 48.4 33.9 21.9
Mar 55.4 39.2 25.6
Apr 60.8 43.5 27.9
May 69.7 52.5 35
Jun 80.2 61.6 41.4
Jul 91.1 70.7 46.7
Aug 89.1 67.6 43.6
Sep 82.6 59.9 37.4
Oct 67.8 47.5 30.4
Nov 53.1 36.8 24.1
Dec 41.8 29.1 18.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.2 -1.4 -8.1
Feb 9.1 1.1 -5.6
Mar 13 4 -3.6
Apr 16 6.4 -2.3
May 20.9 11.4 1.7
Jun 26.8 16.4 5.2
Jul 32.8 21.5 8.2
Aug 31.7 19.8 6.4
Sep 28.1 15.5 3
Oct 19.9 8.6 -0.9
Nov 11.7 2.7 -4.4
Dec 5.4 -1.6 -7.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Susanville 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 late July. For example, on the week of July 23rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in Susanville? 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 Susanville.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.6
Feb 10% 0 0.8
Mar 11% 0 1
Apr 14% 0 1.4
May 14% 0 1.4
Jun 9% 0 0.7
Jul 3% 0 0.2
Aug 2% 0 0.2
Sep 4% 0 0.3
Oct 11% 0 1
Nov 12% 0 1
Dec 19% 0 1.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 1.5
Feb 10 0 2
Mar 11 0 2.5
Apr 14 0 3.6
May 14 0 3.6
Jun 9 0 1.8
Jul 3 0 0.5
Aug 2 0 0.5
Sep 4 0 0.8
Oct 11 0 2.5
Nov 12 0 2.5
Dec 19 0 4.3


Humidity and Wind

Susanville has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (21.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (68.5%).

Wind in Susanville is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.4 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 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 15.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
May 5.4 Light breeze 15.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 15 Significant breeze
Jul 4.7 Light breeze 15 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.4 Light breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 13 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 11.7 Significant breeze
Nov 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.9 Barely noticeable 11.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.8%
Feb 58.9%
Mar 50.2%
Apr 44.3%
May 39.3%
Jun 31.1%
Jul 21.5%
Aug 21.6%
Sep 26.1%
Oct 43.7%
Nov 60.1%
Dec 68.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Susanville?

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 Susanville, CA, US is June, followed by July 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 Susanville 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 48.1 in December means 48.1% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Susanville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 74.2°F (23.4°C) and 48.1°F (8.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 4 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 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Susanville, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 47.9°F (8.8°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Susanville to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.8°F (10.4°C) and 39.1°F (3.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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