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Best time to visit Alhambra, CA, USA

Our verdict

The best time to visit Alhambra is March

Alhambra can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, March is the best time to go.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Alhambra can reach a maximum of 33℃ (92℉). The weather in the winter, especially around December, can reach a minimum of 5℃ (41℉).

The days are longest in Alhambra in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. February sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in June instead.

Learn more about when to travel to Alhambra, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

July

Alhambra seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Alhambra as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Alhambra is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Alhambra

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Alhambra for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Alhambra climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Alhambra for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUN
JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Alhambra in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Alhambra in February

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Alhambra in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 8 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in March, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Alhambra in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in April, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Alhambra in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Alhambra in June

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Alhambra in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Alhambra in August

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Alhambra in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Alhambra in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Alhambra in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Alhambra in December

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alhambra in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Alhambra is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Alhambra is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Alhambra is generally around February, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of February too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Alhambra, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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