San Francisco Climate & Weather
San Francisco Climate and Weather
The weather in San Francisco is cool to mild throughout the year, with foggy summers and wet winters. The climate is influenced by the cold currents of the Pacific Ocean surrounding the city, which in conflict with the California mainland summer heat, creates foggy conditions that blanket the city during summer and early autumn. This ensures summers in San Francisco are cooler than inland California. Winters are mild during the day, temperatures seldom dropping below 60°F (15°C), but nights are cold and rain is common. Rain in summer is rare.
Become our San Francisco Travel Expert
We are looking for contributors for our San Francisco travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to San Francisco or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.