When to Visit Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a popular tourist destination to visit year-round due to its moderate climate and location within Southern California.  Picking the best time to visit Santa Monica is up to the visitor.

Use the charts below to see the popularity, price, events and weather in Santa Monica during a specific month.

Popularity - A gauge (1-5) of how popular Santa Monica is during the month (based on hotel occupancy and Google search data).

Price - An average of hotel rates and availability of deals.

Events - Major events that could impact crowds or hotel availability.

Weather - The weather you can expect on a typical day.

Popularity
Price
Events
Weather
 [3] Average Price: $$

Deal availability: A lot

dineL.A.'s Restaurant Week party-sunnyH/64

L/50

Rain/3 inches

February
 [3] Average Price: $$

Deal availability: A lot

Academy Awards

LA Marathon

party-sunnyH/63

L/51

Rain/3 inches

March
 [4] Average Price: $$$

Deal availability: Some

Spring Break party-sunnyH/62

L/52

Rain/3 inches

April
 [3] Average Price: $$

Deal availability: Some

Spring Break sunnyH/63

L/54

Rain/1 inches

May
 [4] Average Price: $$$

Deal availability: Few

sunnyH/64

L/56

Rain/ <1 inches

June
 [4] Average Price: $$$

Deal availability: Few

LA Gay Pride

Summer Break

sunnyH/66

L/59

Rain/ <1 inches

July
 [5] Average Price: $$$$

Deal availability: Few

Fourth of July

Summer Break

sunnyH/69

L/62

Rain/ <1 inches

August
 [5] Average Price: $$$$

Deal availability: Few

 Summer Break sunnyH/70

L/63

Rain/ <1 inches

September
 [3] Average Price: $$$

Deal availability: Some

sunnyH/71

L/63

Rain/ <1 inches

October
 [3] Average Price: $$

Deal availability: Some

Abbot Kinney Festival party-sunnyH/70

L/59

Rain/3 inches

November
 [2] Average Price: $$

Deal availability: A lot

 American Film Market sunnyH/67

L/54

Rain/1 inches

December
 [3] Average Price: $$

Deal availability: Some

Christmas Break

New Year’s Eve

party-sunnyH/65

L/51

Rain/2 inches

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