When is the best time to go to Napa Valley?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Napa Valley are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Napa Valley has dry periods in June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January, February and December
  • The rainiest months are January, February and March


Annual weather in Napa Valley

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

January 41°F/56°F
6.5in
February 41°F/59°F
6.5in
March 45°F/63°F
5.5in
April 50°F/70°F
2in
May 56°F/77°F
1.3in
June 65°F/85°F
0.4in
July 65°F/90°F
0.1in
August 63°F/90°F
0.1in
September 61°F/88°F
0.2in
October 54°F/77°F
2.2in
November 47°F/63°F
2.8in
December 41°F/54°F
4.8in


Weather and climate in Napa Valley

Napa Valley enjoys a warm-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Napa Valley is 72°F (ranging from 54°F in december to 90°F in july). Annual rainfall is 32.2in, with a minimum of 0.1in in july and a maximum of 6.5in in january.
  • From january to february the climate is just OK. In average, on the morning it is 41°F and it rains about 6.5in each month.
  • From march to april the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 70°F°C and you can expect to have 2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between may and october the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 103°F and you can expect to have 2.2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In november the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 47°F and, in november, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is passable, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 47°F and it rains in december about 4.8in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Napa Valley

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

Find out when Napa Valley 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 Napa Valley

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

Figure: Visitor index for Napa Valley month by month


Best time for low prices in Napa Valley

Average prices of hotels in Napa Valley month by month

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

Find the best price for your hotel room



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