Sunny skies and beautiful year-round temperatures.
The forecast says it's sunny. But, you're curious about visibility. Check our 24/7 livestream feed from Marine Emporium Landing located in Oxnard's Channel Islands Harbor, and see whether the marine layer has burned off for the day.
Temperatures in Oxnard are similar to those along much of California coast. Weather ranges from the mid 60s to high 70s most of the year. During the summer months, the weather can shift between 75 and 80 degrees on average. Enjoy Oxnard beaches like Oxnard Beach Park/Mandalay State Beach, world-class surf destination Silverstrand and historic “Hollywood by the Sea” (Hollywood Beach), even through the winter months. You will want to bring a jacket (or wet suit) during the off season, as temperatures can dip to around 50 degrees.
The weather in Oxnard is mild sub-tropical with warm, moderate temperatures. During the summer months, the average high temperature is around 74 degrees Fahrenheit with the average low temperature at 60 degrees. During the winter, the average high temperature hovers around 66 and the average low temperature is 47 degrees Fahrenheit.
Although Oxnard’s weather is fairly temperate year-round, here are a few weather stats to think about to help you consider the best time of year for indoor/outdoor activities (Weatherspark).
Oxnard experiences an annual average rainfall of 15.64 inches. The wettest months are in the winter, with peak rainfall happening in February, and the rainless period of the year lasts from April 29 to October 12. You won’t find a ski forecast for Oxnard, but can certainly check the Oxnard surf report.
Oxnard enjoys 276 sunny days per year. The longest day of the year is June 21, with more than 14 hours of sunlight. Conversely, the shortest day of the year is December 21, with fewer than 10 hours of sunlight. The latest sunset is at 8:12pm on June 29; the earliest is 4:46pm on December 4. The cloudiest days are experienced during June, precipitated by the changing ocean temperatures.
Oxnard has an annual average temperature of 69 degrees. The warm season lasts from July 5 to October 18, with an average daily high temperature above 72 degrees. The cool season lasts from December 2 to April 11, with an average daily high temperature below 66 degrees.
The ocean temperatures in the water around Oxnard are moderate. The warmest water temperatures are experienced between July and October, with average temperature above 64°F. The coolest water temperatures range from December through May, with the average temperature below 59°F.
The cooler temperatures in winter and early spring create the perfect opportunity for whale watching. In addition, if you love scuba diving or snorkeling, summer is the best time to enjoy these activities at the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Other water activities like kayaking, paddle boarding and gondola cruises can be enjoyed year round in the Channel Islands Harbor. In conclusion, Oxnard’s near-perfect year-round weather makes this Southern California beach town a highly desirable spot for outdoor adventure.