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Weather Authority Forecast Summary

Seasonable into the weekend

Your Wednesday July 26 Forecast With...

The upper level low that has kept temperatures a bit cool across the region will be absorbed into the flow and pushed off to the northeast today. After brief ridging, another weak trough settles in over the coast for the end of the week. However, high pressure build in to stay out of the weekend with much warmer weather expected.

Thursday: Low clouds with patchy fog early, then patchy low clouds on the coast and sunny inland during the afternoon. Coastal highs range from the low 60s to mid 70s with upper 70s to upper 90s inland. Breezy for the Salinas Valley during the afternoon. Low clouds thicken late.

Overnight: Low clouds for coastal areas and inland valleys with patchy fog possible. Lows mainly in the mid 50s on the coast and mid 50s to low 60s inland.

Friday: Another morning of low clouds with patchy fog possible, then becoming partly cloudy on the coast lingering low clouds and highs in the low 60s to low 70s. Inland areas will be sunny by afternoon with highs in the upper 70s to upper 90s. Breezy for the Salinas Valley in the afternoon and early evening.

Extended: Seasonable temperatures continue on Saturday with a few lingering low clouds. Then, high pressure builds in with a quick warm-up expected on Sunday. We'll see widespread 70s on the coast and 90s to 100s inland. While the sea breeze with strengthen a bit early next week, coastal highs should remain a bit above normal. Inland areas will range from 5-10ºF above normal through mid-week. Some high cloudcover possible by Tuesday .

The outlook from the Climate Prediction Center for August 3rd-9th calls for the likelihood of above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation, though little to no precipitation typically falls this time of year.


El Niño/La Niña STATUS: Neutral
Forecast: Neutral into the winter months



This week's normal temperatures:

LOW: 54ºF  HIGH: 69ºF

LOW: 51ºF  HIGH: 86ºF

Monterey, CA 93940


  • 55°
  • 6:09 AM
  • 8:17 PM



  • 0%
  • 8:17 PM
  • Thursday

    68° / 54°
  • Friday

    65° / 53°
  • Saturday

    65° / 53°
  • Sunday

    70° / 55°
  • Monday

    71° / 55°
  • Tuesday

    71° / 56°

Historical Averages

High Low
Current 68°F 54°F
Average 66°F 53°F
Record 86°F July 27, 1954 48°F July 27, 1968