Palm Springs, CA Weather Info

Palm Springs features a nearly ideal desert climate, with days upon endless days of sunshine, blue skies, and calm air — perfect for all types of outdoor activities and recreation, like golfing, hiking, tennis, or simply strolling along the downtown cobblestone streets, looking for treasures in the local shops.


With only 3 inches of rain per year and upwards of 360 sunny days, Palm Springs also features a daily average temperature of 80 degrees.  Days are usually sunny and dry, with cool evenings.  Surrounded by majestic mountain ranges, Palm Springs lies in a protected valley where the air is pure and calm.


Summer in Palm Springs
Summertime in Palm Springs is balmy, with highs reaching the lower 100s, and lows in the 70s at night.  Visitors should bring plenty of cool, lightweight clothes, as well as sunglasses, sunblock and hats.


Fall in Palm Springs
As summer draws to a close, fall brings cooler temperatures.  September's daytime highs commonly reach 100 degrees, but by October, highs drop to the 90s.  Daytime highs taper off to the 70s by November.  Fall is an ideal time of year for those who enjoy outdoor activities.  A wide range of clothing is advised, with shorts and cool tops for warm days, and layering pieces for cool evenings and afternoons in November.


Winter in Palm Springs
Wintertime remains sunny and cheerful with highs in the mid 70s.  Nighttime lows from December through February are 43 to 47 degrees, so mid-weight jackets are a necessity for evenings and nights. 


Spring in Palm Springs
Spring brings warmer days, with highs in the 80s and lows in the 50s and 60s.  This is the perfect time of year to enjoy downtown Palm Springs' variety of shops, restaurants and galleries.  Springtime visitors should bring short-sleeved shirts, as well as some pants and long-sleeved shirts for layering.


Palm Springs' sunny, warm climate is ideal for the traveler seeking the perfect vacation escape!   To pack for your favorite vacation activities in Palm Springs, check out the current weather conditions and a forecast.

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