The best times to visit Van Nuys for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 24th

or

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 Van Nuys Travel Info

Weather in Van Nuys

Temperature

Average temperatures in Van Nuys vary greatly. 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 66th 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 Van Nuys, 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 96.8°F (36°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.3°F (19.6°C) at night.

Van Nuys Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Van Nuys Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Van Nuys Perceived Temperature (F)

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Van Nuys Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Van Nuys 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan69.857.146.1
Feb69.456.145
Mar7560.849.3
Apr76.762.651.6
May80.366.155.2
Jun84.87059.2
Jul90.47563.8
Aug93.176.864.5
Sep9275.663.4
Oct83.968.656.9
Nov75.661.249.5
Dec66.454.343.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan2113.97.8
Feb20.813.47.2
Mar23.9169.6
Apr24.81710.9
May26.818.912.9
Jun29.321.115.1
Jul32.423.917.7
Aug33.924.918.1
Sep33.324.217.4
Oct28.820.313.8
Nov24.216.29.7
Dec19.112.46.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Van Nuys 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 Van Nuys? 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 Van Nuys.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan10%02.2
Feb15%02
Mar6%01.2
Apr4%00.5
May2%00.2
Jun0%00
Jul0%00.1
Aug0%00
Sep2%00.2
Oct4%00.5
Nov6%00.7
Dec15%02.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1005.6
Feb1505.1
Mar603
Apr401.3
May200.5
Jun000
Jul000.3
Aug000
Sep200.5
Oct401.3
Nov601.8
Dec1506.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Van Nuys has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (33% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (47.8%).

Wind in Van Nuys is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by April and May. January’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.5 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 early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 14.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.6Light breeze13.3Significant breeze
Feb4Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
Mar4.4Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Apr5Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
May4.8Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Jun4.3Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Jul4Light breeze10.1Significant breeze
Aug3.7Barely noticeable10.1Gentle breeze
Sep3.2Barely noticeable9.6Significant breeze
Oct3.8Barely noticeable10.5Gentle breeze
Nov4.2Light breeze11Significant breeze
Dec4.7Light breeze12.1Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan33%
Feb43.9%
Mar39.7%
Apr39.6%
May44%
Jun47.8%
Jul44%
Aug38.7%
Sep38.4%
Oct39.3%
Nov37.1%
Dec42.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Van Nuys?

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 Van Nuys, CA, US is July, followed by June and February. 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 Van Nuys 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

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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 62.4 in November means 62.4% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Van Nuys Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 69.2°F (20.7°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 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 Van Nuys, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.9°F (34.4°C) and 71.7°F (22.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Van Nuys to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.1°F (22.3°C) and 64.4°F (18°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.

 

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