Catalina Island Water Temperature

Catalina Island is situated off the coast of California and is considered one of the best holiday destinations for those who want to have fun and adventure. The region is popular because of the multiple activities that take place all year round. It is also true that this region is one of the safest because of the well laid down security measures. Here are just a couple of things you should know when thinking of vacationing in Catalina.


As was mentioned before, you can visit this destination all year round, however, there are slight variations in the Catalina Island water temperature in different seasons and that is why you should be keen on the issue especially if you are planning on engaging in water activities. Some of the most popular activities to enjoy in the region include; partying, leisure walks, sight seeing, scuba diving, swimming, sunbathing, picnics and boat rides. Travel options available for you include; roads, railways and air travel.

Catalina Island is a town close to pacific ocean. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 68.2°F / 20.1°C.
The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 57.9°F / 14.4°C.
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and January the wettest month with 0in / 0mm.
With an average air temperature of 66°F / 18.9°C, August is the warmest month in a year. February is the coldest with 55.6°F / 13.1°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as cold steppe climates. Best time to Visit would be in June, July, August, September.

Catalina Island Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 50 °F / 10 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 68.2°F / 20.1°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 57.9°F / 14.4°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 66°F / 18.9°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: February with 55.6°F / 13.1°C
Wettest Month: January with 0in / 0mm
Driest Month: January with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity August with 82.3%
Lowest Humidity December with 74%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification cold steppe climates

Catalina Island water temperature by month

pacific ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

58.6 58.5 58.1

February

58.3 58.1 57.6

March

58.3 57.9 57.7

April

59.9 58.6 57.9

May

62.6 61.2 59.9

June

65.5 64 62.6

July

68.2 67.1 65.5

August

68.7 68 67.5

September

68.9 67.8 67.1

October

67.1 65.8 64.8

November

64.8 63.1 61

December

61.2 59.9 58.6

pacific ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

14.8 14.7 14.5

February

14.6 14.5 14.2

March

14.6 14.4 14.3

April

15.5 14.8 14.4

May

17 16.2 15.5

June

18.6 17.8 17

July

20.1 19.5 18.6

August

20.4 20 19.7

September

20.5 19.9 19.5

October

19.5 18.8 18.2

November

18.2 17.3 16.1

December

16.2 15.5 14.8

August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 68.2°F / 20.1°C. The month with the coldest is March with an average water temperature of 57.9°F / 14.4°C.

If you wish to visit Catalina between January to March, you should expect water temperature to range between 54 and 62 degrees. Between April to June the Catalina Island water temperature rises to around 62 and 68 degrees. The Catalina water temperature is warmest between July and September with levels of 68 to 75 degrees. Catalina is definitely one of the best destinations for individual or group travel because there are a variety of holiday packages designed to cater for just about everyone regardless of age, gender or race.

Catalina Island weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 15
Mix snow/rain
44 °F
30°F
7 °C
-1°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southeast
0in (2mm)
75 %
76%
Jan. 16
Mix snow/rain
32 °F
28°F
0 °C
-3°C
1mph (2km/h)
southwest
0in (1mm)
75 %
96%
Jan. 17
Light snow
36 °F
28°F
2 °C
-2°C
3mph (5km/h)
southwest
0in (1mm)
60 %
85%
Jan. 18
Light snow
31 °F
27°F
-0 °C
-3°C
3mph (4km/h)
west-southwest
0in (2mm)
85 %
81%
Jan. 19
Light snow
33 °F
27°F
0 °C
-3°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-southwest
0in (3mm)
90 %
88%
Jan. 20
Overcast clouds
35 °F
22°F
2 °C
-6°C
2mph (4km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
10 %
77%
Jan. 21
Light snow
31 °F
27°F
-0 °C
-3°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (3mm)
90 %
91%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 22
Light snow
25 °F
23°F
-4 °C
-5°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-northwest
0in (1mm)
70 %
76%
Jan. 23
Light snow
30 °F
19°F
-1 °C
-7°C
2mph (3km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
55 %
74%
Jan. 24
Overcast clouds
33 °F
19°F
1 °C
-7°C
1mph (1km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%
Jan. 25
Light snow
18 °F
24°F
-8 °C
-5°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
45 %
74%
Jan. 26
Light snow
20 °F
17°F
-7 °C
-8°C
2mph (4km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
30 %
70%
Jan. 27
Light snow
24 °F
14°F
-4 °C
-10°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
66%
Jan. 28
Overcast clouds
18 °F
14°F
-8 °C
-10°C
2mph (4km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
10 %
69%
Jan. 29
Light snow
20 °F
12°F
-7 °C
-11°C
2mph (4km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
30 %
72%
Jan. 30
Overcast clouds
24 °F
12°F
-4 °C
-11°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
71%

Catalina Island weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

60.8 55.9 50.7 0 0 75.7%

February

59.7 55.6 50.9 0 0 76.6%

March

60.1 56.3 52 0 0 78.7%

April

62.1 57.2 53.4 0 0 77.7%

May

63 59.4 55.8 0 0 78.9%

June

66 61.9 57.2 0 0 81%

July

68.9 65.1 61.3 0 0 82.1%

August

69.6 66 63.1 0 0 82.3%

September

69.8 66 62.4 0 0 81.7%

October

68.9 64 59 0 0 78.8%

November

65.5 60.4 54.5 0 0 75.1%

December

61 56.5 50.9 0 0 74%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

16 13.3 10.4 0 0 75.7%

February

15.4 13.1 10.5 0 0 76.6%

March

15.6 13.5 11.1 0 0 78.7%

April

16.7 14 11.9 0 0 77.7%

May

17.2 15.2 13.2 0 0 78.9%

June

18.9 16.6 14 0 0 81%

July

20.5 18.4 16.3 0 0 82.1%

August

20.9 18.9 17.3 0 0 82.3%

September

21 18.9 16.9 0 0 81.7%

October

20.5 17.8 15 0 0 78.8%

November

18.6 15.8 12.5 0 0 75.1%

December

16.1 13.6 10.5 0 0 74%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 66°F / 18.9°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. February is the coolest with 55.6°F / 13.1°C average temperature. January is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and January with the maximum precipitation in a year with 0in / 0mm.

Activities & POI in Catalina Island

Type of Activity List
Beach Sullivans Beach, Wells Beach, Empire Landing, Rippers Cove, Paradise Cove, Cottonwood Beach, Ben Weston Beach, Gibralter Beach, Cabrillo Beach, Old Ben Weston Beach
Attraction Spouting Caves, Salta Verde Point, Perdition Caves, Lion Head, Whales Tail

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