When is the best time to go to Carlsbad?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Carlsbad
  • On average, the warmest months are July, August, September and October
  • June is the driest month
  • The coldest months are January, February and December
  • The rainiest months are January, February and December
  • The best months for swimming are May, June, July, August, September and October

Annual weather in Carlsbad

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

January 56°F/67°F
February 56°F/67°F
March 58°F/67°F
April 61°F/68°F
May 63°F/70°F
June 68°F/76°F
July 72°F/79°F
August 74°F/81°F
September 74°F/81°F
October 68°F/77°F
November 61°F/72°F
December 56°F/65°F

Weather and climate in Carlsbad

Carlsbad enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Carlsbad is 72°F (ranging from 65°F in december to 81°F in september). Annual rainfall is 18.3in, with a minimum of 0.3in in june and a maximum of 3.4in in december.
  • Between the months of january and may the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 70°F in average and it rains about 3% of the time in may.
  • From june to october the climate is perfect. The temperature rises to 77°F and, in october, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • Between november and december the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 65°F°C and, in december, 3 days of rain are expected.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Carlsbad

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Carlsbad

Find out when Carlsbad has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Carlsbad

  • Very low season in Carlsbad
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January and February.
  • Low season in Carlsbad
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, April, May, September, October, November and December.
  • High season in Carlsbad
    The number of visitors to Carlsbad is high in: June.
  • Peak season in Carlsbad
    The largest number of tourists visiting Carlsbad is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Carlsbad month by month

Best time for low prices in Carlsbad

Average prices of hotels in Carlsbad month by month

Generally, January is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Carlsbad. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, July is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Carlsbad

On average, it costs $ 28 per day to hire a car in Carlsbad. This price varies by $ 9.6 depending on the month. In june, hiring a car costs an average of $ 22 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in august is $ 32.

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