When is the best time to go to Joshua Tree National Park?

When is the best time to go to Joshua Tree National Park? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The weather is good all year round in Joshua Tree National Park
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Joshua Tree National Park has dry periods in April, May, June and November
  • The coldest months are January and December


Annual weather in Joshua Tree National Park

For full information about the climate and weather in Joshua Tree National Park a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 52°F/67°F
1.4in
February 54°F/68°F
1.1in
March 59°F/74°F
0.5in
April 67°F/81°F
0.4in
May 74°F/88°F
0.3in
June 83°F/97°F
0.2in
July 86°F/101°F
1.9in
August 86°F/101°F
1.7in
September 83°F/95°F
0.9in
October 70°F/85°F
0.7in
November 59°F/76°F
0.2in
December 50°F/65°F
1.2in


Weather and climate in Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park enjoys a hot desert climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Joshua Tree National Park is 83°F (ranging from 65°F in december to 101°F in july). Annual rainfall is 10.4in, with a minimum of 0.2in in june and a maximum of 1.9in in july.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 59°F and, in march, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • Between april and may the climate is very good. In average, on the morning it is 74°F and it rains in may about 0.3in.
  • From june to september the climate is good. The temperature rises to 95°F and you can expect to have 0.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of october the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 72°F and it rains in october about 0.7in.
  • Between november and december the climate is beautiful. It is for example 65°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 4% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Joshua Tree National Park

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Joshua Tree National Park: 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.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Joshua Tree National Park

Find out when Joshua Tree National Park 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 Joshua Tree National Park

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

Figure: Visitor index for Joshua Tree National Park month by month


Best time for low prices in Joshua Tree National Park

Average prices of hotels in Joshua Tree National Park month by month

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

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