Up to 25% off North America tours
Available on select tours from June - December 2020. Destinations include Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, New York and more.
Whether you’re planning to sip fine wines, sightsee around the city or take a road trip to another great US city such as LA or Las Vegas, we’ve found the ultimate time to visit San Francisco.
During these months, expect fewer crowds, pleasant weather and the chance to score an awesome travel deal.
San Francisco is nothing like Los Angeles and doesn’t have the hot summers most would expect. Instead, temperatures often reach their highest in autumn from September to November where they can range from 22–30+°C.
The locals refer to this season as an “Indian summer” and while it might seem hot to them, for Australians it sounds more like normal temperatures for a cool summer’s day.
During these months, there are fewer crowds and more sunny days than any other time of year.
San Francisco follows four seasons with the most idyllic temperatures falling in spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) when the weather is cool, the skies are clear and the crowds are few.
Summer brings in the largest amount of crowds as Americans are on their summer vacation break and is best avoided as the weather is often plagued with brisk wind and fog.
Best time to visit San Francisco, weather-wise: Autumn, September–November, is ideal for warm weather days with minimal rainfall and fog.
Cheapest time to visit San Francisco: Winter, December–February, are the cheapest months to visit as temperatures are cold and rainfall is imminent.
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|24 Mar 2020||Up to 75% off Australia-wide stays + Extra 8% with code||BOO****|
|19 Mar 2020||Extra 8% off on hotel bookings||CLP****|
|19 Mar 2020||Extra 11% off hotels||WES****|
|18 Mar 2020||Extra $10 off sitewide with code||FDR****|
|11 Mar 2020||Extra 8% off hotels||BOO****|
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