Average Temperatures for California's Ocean Beaches





Average temperatures for the year at beaches, cities and parks along the Pacific Ocean in California are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern Coast, Los Angeles Area, Central Coast, San Francisco Area and Northern Coast.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Place name links take you to more detailed temperature information for that location.

Southern California Coast

Average annual temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
70 55 Imperial Beach 21 13
74 52 Laguna Beach 23 11
68 57 Newport Beach 20 14
66 56 Oceanside  19 13
71 59 San Diego 22 15
68 54 Santa Catalina Island 20 12

Los Angeles Area

Average temperatures for the year
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
74 56 Long Beach 23 13
69 53 Oxnard 21 12
69 51 Point Mugu 21 11
66 56 Santa Monica 19 13

Central California Coast

Average yearly temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
69 46 Big Sur State Park 20 8
69 49 Lompoc 21 10
63 49 Monterey 17 9
68 51 Morro Bay  20 11
69 49 Pismo Beach 21 9
68 48 Salinas  20 9
72 53 Santa Barbara 22 12

San Francisco Area

Average annual temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
59 48 Bodega Bay 15 9
63 47 Half Moon Bay 17 8
62 51 San Francisco, Fort Funston 17 10
65 45 San Gregorio  18 7
70 48 Santa Cruz 21 9

Northern California Coast

Annual average temperature
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
60 46 Crescent City  15 8
59 46 Eureka  15 8
59 44 Fort Bragg  15 7
62 45 Fort Ross State Park 17 7
61 44 Klamath 16 7
64 50 Shelter Cove 18 10
References

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

California Beach Temperatures
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