When is the best time to go to San Jose?

When is the best time to go to San Jose? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in San Jose are January, February, March, April and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April and May
  • The rainiest months are June, July, August, September and October

For full information about the climate and weather in San Jose a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 58°F/77°F
February 59°F/79°F
March 59°F/81°F
April 63°F/81°F
May 65°F/77°F
June 65°F/77°F
July 63°F/76°F
August 63°F/77°F
September 63°F/76°F
October 63°F/76°F
November 61°F/74°F
December 59°F/76°F

Weather and climate in San Jose

  • Between january and march the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 59°F and it rains in march about 3in.
  • In the month of april the climate is correct. By early evening, the temperature averages 70°F and it rains about 7.6in each month.
  • Between may and october the climate is the worst possible. At lunchtime, it's 74°F in average and, in october, 29 days of rain are expected.
  • In november the climate is bad. It is for example 74°F as maximum temperature in november and it rains about 77% of the time in november.
  • In the month of december the climate is correct. It is for example 76°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 5.2in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in San Jose

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of San Jose: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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