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Best time to visit Cannon Beach, OR, USA

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The best time to visit Cannon Beach is September

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Cannon Beach? Look no further! September is the best time to go to Cannon Beach due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach a maximum of 20℃ (69℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 5℃ (41℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 3℃ (38℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cannon Beach, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains the most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Cannon Beach, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

August

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Cannon Beach seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Cannon Beach

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 Cannon Beach 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.

Cannon Beach 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 Cannon Beach 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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NOV
DEC

Cannon Beach in January

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 159mm (6") over 19 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Cannon Beach in February

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 19 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Cannon Beach in March

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 103mm (4") over 21 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Cannon Beach in April

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 77mm (3") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Cannon Beach in May

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Cannon Beach in June

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Cannon Beach in July

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in July, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Cannon Beach in August

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in August, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Cannon Beach in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in September, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.

Cannon Beach in October

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 106mm (4") over 16 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Cannon Beach in November

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 134mm (5") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Cannon Beach in December

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 166mm (7") over 21 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannon Beach in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Cannon Beach is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 19℃ (66℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Cannon Beach is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Cannon Beach is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cannon Beach, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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