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:
6:28 am PDT Aug 27, 2016
Today:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night:
Patchy dense fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday:
Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light west northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night:
Patchy dense fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday:
Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
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 72.
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
210 AM PDT Fri Aug 12 2016
Today
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 9 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Tonight
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 9 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Saturday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 9 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Saturday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 9 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Sunday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 9 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Sunday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 9 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Monday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 3 Ft. Patchy Fog.
Tuesday
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. W Swell 2 To 3 Ft. 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)

2016-08-23 06:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 70.0 F (21.1 C)
Dew Point: 37.9 F (3.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 30%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.03 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2016-08-23 05:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.0 F (18.9 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 60%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2016-08-23 04:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.0 F (18.9 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 54%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.00 inches (0.0 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2016-08-23 03:51:00
Wind: from the N (360 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.9 F (19.4 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 52%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2016-08-23 02:51:00
Wind: from the N (360 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.0 F (18.9 C)
Dew Point: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 56%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2016-08-23 01:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 70.0 F (21.1 C)
Dew Point: 37.0 F (2.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 29%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.3 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2016-08-23 00:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 64.9 F (18.3 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 56%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2016-08-22 23:51:00
Wind: from the NE (050 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 69.1 F (20.6 C)
Dew Point: 28.9 F (-1.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 22%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2016-08-22 22:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 73.9 F (23.3 C)
Dew Point: 28.0 F (-2.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 18%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.03 inches (0.9 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2016-08-22 21:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 70.0 F (21.1 C)
Dew Point: 32.0 F (0.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 24%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)