When is the best time to go to Palm Springs?

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

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

Annual weather in Palm Springs

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

January 43°F/63°F
February 45°F/65°F
March 50°F/68°F
April 59°F/76°F
May 67°F/81°F
June 77°F/94°F
July 83°F/97°F
August 81°F/95°F
September 76°F/92°F
October 63°F/81°F
November 50°F/70°F
December 43°F/61°F

Weather and climate in Palm Springs

Palm Springs enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Palm Springs is 79°F (ranging from 61°F in december to 97°F in july). Annual rainfall is 10.2in, with a minimum of 0.3in in june and a maximum of 2.2in in july.
  • Between january and may the climate is favorable. The temperature rises to 81°F and, in may, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • In june the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 79°F and it rains about 0.3in each month.
  • From july to august the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 81°F.
  • Between september and october the climate is very good. By early evening, the temperature averages 68°F.
  • In november the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 70°F in average and, in november, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 81°F and it rains about 5% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Palm Springs

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


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Palm Springs

Find out when Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs

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

Figure: Visitor index for Palm Springs month by month

Best time for low prices in Palm Springs

Average prices of hotels in Palm Springs month by month

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

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Average price of hiring a car in Palm Springs

On average, it costs $ 41 per day to hire a car in Palm Springs. This price varies by $ 18 depending on the month. In october, hiring a car costs an average of $ 33 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 51.

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Other cities and places near Palm Springs

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