Dana Point

Your Guide to Dana Point

One of the many reasons why its residents and visitors love Dana Point is its usually great weather all year long. But before planning a trip to this beach city in Orange County, you must first get acquainted with its average weather and climate. It helps you to maximize your vacation and other planned activities better.

In this article, we’ll give you the average temperature, clouds, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind, and water temperature. Read on to know more about the weather in Dana Point.


Dana Point’s warm season usually lasts for about 2-3 months from early July to early October. The average daily high temperature during this season is above 75 degrees Fahrenheit. The hottest day of the year falls in late August where the temperature rises to an average high of 75°F and low of 64°F.

The cold season in Dana Point usually lasts up to more than four months from late November to early April. The average daily high temperature during this season is below 67°F. The coldest day of the year falls on holidays — sometime in mid-December where the average low is 50°F and high of 65°F.


The wet days in Dana Point usually varies throughout the year. Its standard form of precipitation is rain. A wet day in this beautiful city has at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent rainfall.

The drier season in Carlsbad lasts around seven months starting from early April to late November. The smallest possibility of a wet day is usually in late June.

On the contrary, the wetter season lasts for around four months and a couple of weeks. It usually starts from late November to late March or early April. The possibility of wet day peak generally in late June.


Dana Point has an average percentage of clouds covering the sky varies in different seasons over the year.

The city has clear skies for more or less six months from late April to early November. Early September is when the brightest day of the year usually falls.

On the opposite, the cloudiest season of the year lasts for 5 to 6 months. It starts from early November until late April. You can expect the cloudiest day of the year in middle February. During this time the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 42% of the time and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 58% of the time.


Dana Point’s length of day differs throughout the year. This 2019, the typical shortest day of the year will fall around mid-December with about 9 hours and 56 minutes of daylight. The longest day of the year falls on mid-June with 14 hours and 21 minutes of daylight.


The amount of rainfall that falls in Dana Point differs every month throughout the year. This town experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall. Dana Point’s rainy period in a year lasts for about six months usually starting in late October to late April.

The most amount of rainfall falls during the 31 days around mid-February with an average total accumulation of 2.9 inches.

Rainless season in Dana Point lasts for another six months as well. It typically happens from late April to late October. Least rain usually happens any day in the first week of July. Just in time for the Fourth of July.


Since Dana Point is a beach city, it’s near large bodies of water. The average water temperature experiences seasonal variation throughout the year.

The season when the water temperature gets warmer in Dana Point lasts for about three months starting from early July until early October with an average temperature of above 67°F. Expect the most heated water temperature in late August with an average temperature of 70°F.

The cooler water temperature in the city lasts for about four or five months starting in early December to late April with an average temperature below 61°F. Early February is when the most refreshing water temperature of the year occurs with an average temperature of 59°F.


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