The best times to visit West Coast for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 9th

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



Other West Coast Travel Info

Weather in West Coast


Average temperatures in West Coast vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 18th 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 West Coast, 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 71.3°F (21.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.8°F (12.1°C) at night.

West Coast Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


West Coast 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.

West Coast Perceived Temperature (F)


West Coast Perceived Temperature (C)



Average West Coast 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 31.8 27.9 23.6
Feb 31.9 27.8 23.5
Mar 40.4 33.9 28
Apr 52 42.8 34.4
May 59.2 49.9 41.2
Jun 64.7 55.6 47
Jul 69.2 60.4 52.6
Aug 66.2 58.2 51.4
Sep 58.7 51.5 45.3
Oct 48.7 43.4 38.3
Nov 40.7 37 33
Dec 33.8 30.2 25.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.1 -2.3 -4.7
Feb -0.1 -2.3 -4.7
Mar 4.7 1.1 -2.2
Apr 11.1 6 1.3
May 15.1 9.9 5.1
Jun 18.2 13.1 8.3
Jul 20.7 15.8 11.4
Aug 19 14.6 10.8
Sep 14.8 10.8 7.4
Oct 9.3 6.3 3.5
Nov 4.8 2.8 0.6
Dec 1 -1 -3.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in West Coast are April, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in West Coast? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late March. The best time to ski (if at all) in West Coast is often around around March 26th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 West Coast.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 28% 0 3.1
Feb 21% 0 1.8
Mar 18% 46.1 1.8
Apr 14% 0 1.5
May 27% 0 2.6
Jun 32% 0 4
Jul 30% 0 4.3
Aug 34% 0 4.3
Sep 33% 0 4.1
Oct 33% 0 3.7
Nov 34% 0 3.8
Dec 38% 0 4.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 0 7.9
Feb 21 0 4.6
Mar 18 117.1 4.6
Apr 14 0 3.8
May 27 0 6.6
Jun 32 0 10.2
Jul 30 0 10.9
Aug 34 0 10.9
Sep 33 0 10.4
Oct 33 0 9.4
Nov 34 0 9.7
Dec 38 0 10.4


Humidity and Wind

West Coast has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (62.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (94.3%).

Wind in West Coast is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by January and March. November’s average wind speed of around 6.3 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.6 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 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.2 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.9 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.1 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.6 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
May 5 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.3 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 4 Light breeze 6.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.5 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.7 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 92.3%
Feb 89.2%
Mar 74.1%
Apr 62.1%
May 65.2%
Jun 67.3%
Jul 72.8%
Aug 78.6%
Sep 82.4%
Oct 87.1%
Nov 93.1%
Dec 94.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to West Coast?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Sweden; 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 Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in West Coast, Sweden is May, followed by August and January. 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 West Coast 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 63.3 in November means 63.3% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall West Coast Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64°F (17.8°C) and 36.6°F (2.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 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 moderate precipitation with 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in West Coast, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 62.1°F (16.7°C) and 36°F (2.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: approximately 10 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 West Coast to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 36.6°F (2.6°C) and 28.6°F (-1.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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