Catalina Island
A unique destination off the Southern California coast

Catalina Island Weather


When to Visit the Island

Catalina Island enjoys a moderate Mediterranean climate and attracts visitors year-round. The average high temperatures only vary by 10°F between summer, with an average high of 75°F, and winter, with an average high of 65°F. With over 250 days of sunshine, you can expect warm days followed by cool evening breezes throughout most of the year.

Catalina Island's high season is from June to October and is particularly busy during the peak of summer. Low season is from December to February and the shoulder season from March to May and November. Weekends are typically busier than weekdays year-round. Most hotels, shops, activities and restaurants remain open all year.


Catalina Island Weather

Catalina Island 7-Day Forecast

Observation Time:
3:10 am PDT Jul 3, 2015
Today:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy early, then clearing, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Independence Day:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
249 AM PDT Fri Jul 3 2015
Today
W Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 17 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Tonight
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog.
Saturday
W Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Saturday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog.
Sunday
W Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Sunday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt In The Evening...becoming 5 To 10 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog.
Monday
W Winds 5 To 10 Kt Early...becoming 10 T0 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog.
Tuesday
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt With Local Gusts To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog.


Average Temperatures and Rainfall

Jan - 65°F High, 49°F Low - Rainfall: 3.23"
Feb - 64°F High, 50°F Low - Rainfall: 3.18"
Mar - 65°F High, 52°F Low - Rainfall: 2.23"
Apr - 68°F High, 54°F Low - Rainfall: 1.09"
May - 69°F High, 57°F Low - Rainfall: 0.20"
Jun - 71°F High, 60°F Low - Rainfall: 0.05"
Jul - 74°F High, 62°F Low - Rainfall: 0.01"
Aug - 75°F High, 64°F Low - Rainfall: 0.05"
Sep - 75°F High, 63°F Low - Rainfall: 0.26"
Oct - 73°F High, 59°F Low - Rainfall: 0.34"
Nov - 68°F High, 53°F Low - Rainfall: 1.50"
Dec - 65°F High, 49°F Low - Rainfall: 2.15"


Aviation Weather (KAVX Catalina Airport)

2015-07-03 08:00:00
Wind: Variable at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly cloudy
Weather: mist
Temperature: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Dew Point: 57.9 F (14.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 92%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-07-03 06:59:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 3 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly clear
Weather: mist
Temperature: 59.0 F (15.0 C)
Dew Point: 57.0 F (13.9 C)
Relative Humidity: 93%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-07-03 06:01:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 1 1/2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly clear
Weather: mist
Temperature: 57.0 F (13.9 C)
Dew Point: 55.0 F (12.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 93%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-07-03 04:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 68.0 F (20.0 C)
Dew Point: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 52%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.2 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-07-03 03:51:00
Wind: from the NW (320 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.9 F (19.4 C)
Dew Point: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 61%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-07-03 02:51:00
Wind: from the W (270 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.9 F (19.4 C)
Dew Point: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 56%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-07-03 01:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 70.0 F (21.1 C)
Dew Point: 46.9 F (8.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 43%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.5 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-07-03 00:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (300 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 71.1 F (21.7 C)
Dew Point: 46.9 F (8.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 42%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-07-02 23:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 71.1 F (21.7 C)
Dew Point: 46.0 F (7.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 40%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-07-02 22:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 72.0 F (22.2 C)
Dew Point: 45.0 F (7.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 37%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.03 inches (0.9 hPa) higher than three hours ago