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When is the best time to visit San Francisco???
Posted April 8th, 2013 - 1:51 am by from Juiz de Fora, Brazil (Permalink)
Hey guys!

I'm planning on visiting San Francisco and LA this year and i would like to know when is the best time to go, since i didn't book my tickets yet... i have to decide between june or october, and i've read on some blogs the october has better weather and is warmer... is it true??? What about activities, fun, beaches... etc... can you guys help me to decide, please? :)

Thanks anyway!


Posted April 15th, 2013 - 1:33 am by from San Francisco, United States (Permalink)
October is the better month. It is generally warmer and there is more going on. Normally fleet week takes place in October, but that will be cancelled this year because of the government sequestration.

June can be windy and cold. The old saying is that "the coldest winter I ever spent was the summer I spent in San Francisco."


Posted April 15th, 2013 - 7:16 pm by from Juiz de Fora, Brazil (Permalink)
Thanks for your help, Michael and Austin!!! I really apreciated it!! I'll definetely choose october!!! :)

Have a great day!!!

Kind regards,


Posted April 15th, 2013 - 6:21 pm by from Oakland, United States (Permalink)
I agree...go for October. The best weather of the year in San Francisco is generally from late August until late October. LA will be nice during that time as well.

Posted April 20th, 2013 - 7:51 am from Roseville, United States
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Posted April 20th, 2013 - 10:13 am by from San Francisco, United States (Permalink)
Indian Summer (August through mid October) is best,
but weather here fluctuates so often it's best to bring layers. Don't come during summer months unless you want cold and dreary weather. Insert infamous Mark Twain quote.

Posted April 22nd, 2013 - 1:43 am by from Bangalore, India (Permalink)
According to me...Bay Area is one place where there is no weather IMHO. Its perfect all throughout the year and just a jacket should suffice when it mildly windy.

Posted April 22nd, 2013 - 9:32 pm by from Juiz de Fora, Brazil (Permalink)
Thanks mossy_cave, Yasmin and Venkat S!!! :)