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:
3:43 am PDT Jul 23, 2016
Today:
Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Sunday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 64. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Monday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
211 AM PDT Sat Jul 23 2016
Today
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 8 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 14 Seconds.
Tonight
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt In The Evening...becoming Se 5 To 15 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 9 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 14 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Sunday
Se Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming S 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 9 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 13 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Sunday Night
Sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming Se 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 9 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 13 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Monday
Se Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming W 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 9 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 13 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Monday Night
W Winds 10 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 9 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 13 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Tuesday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Wednesday
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog. Rat


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)

2016-07-23 03:51:00
Wind: from the NW (320 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 78.1 F (25.6 C)
Dew Point: 42.1 F (5.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 27%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.87 in. Hg (1011 hPa)

2016-07-23 02:51:00
Wind: from the NW (320 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 81.0 F (27.2 C)
Dew Point: 39.9 F (4.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 23%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.88 in. Hg (1011 hPa)

2016-07-23 01:51:00
Wind: from the NNW (340 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 81.0 F (27.2 C)
Dew Point: 42.1 F (5.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 25%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.89 in. Hg (1012 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.04 inches (1.2 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2016-07-23 00:51:00
Wind: from the NW (320 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 84.0 F (28.9 C)
Dew Point: 39.9 F (4.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 20%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.91 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-07-22 23:51:00
Wind: from the NNW (340 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 86.0 F (30.0 C)
Dew Point: 39.9 F (4.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 19%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2016-07-22 22:51:00
Wind: from the NNW (330 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 82.9 F (28.3 C)
Dew Point: 45.0 F (7.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 26%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.2 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2016-07-22 21:51:00
Wind: from the NW (310 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 82.0 F (27.8 C)
Dew Point: 45.0 F (7.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 27%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2016-07-22 20:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (300 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 84.9 F (29.4 C)
Dew Point: 44.1 F (6.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 23%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2016-07-22 19:51:00
Wind: from the NW (310 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 89.1 F (31.7 C)
Dew Point: 42.1 F (5.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 19%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.6 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2016-07-22 18:51:00
Wind: from the W (270 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 89.1 F (31.7 C)
Dew Point: 42.1 F (5.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 19%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)