When is the best time to go to Malibu?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Malibu
  • On average, the warmest months are July, August, September and October
  • Malibu has dry periods in June, August and September
  • The coldest months are January, February and December
  • The rainiest months are January and February
  • The best months for swimming are June, July, August, September and October

Annual weather in Malibu

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

January 54°F/67°F
February 54°F/67°F
March 56°F/67°F
April 59°F/70°F
May 63°F/72°F
June 68°F/76°F
July 72°F/81°F
August 74°F/83°F
September 72°F/83°F
October 67°F/77°F
November 59°F/72°F
December 54°F/65°F

Weather and climate in Malibu

Malibu enjoys a warm-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Malibu is 74°F (ranging from 65°F in december to 83°F in september). Annual rainfall is 15.9in, with a minimum of 0.2in in june and a maximum of 3.6in in january.
  • From january to april the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 68°F in average and it rains in april about 0.9in.
  • Between may and october the climate is very good. At lunchtime, it's 77°F in average.
  • Between november and december the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 54°F and you can expect to have 2.7in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Malibu

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Malibu: 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 Malibu

Find out when Malibu 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 Malibu

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

Figure: Visitor index for Malibu month by month

Best time for low prices in Malibu

Average prices of hotels in Malibu month by month

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

Find the best price for your hotel room

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