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1. Posted by T.J. (Full Member 85 posts) 10y


2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 10y

For what it's worth, my sister just came back from SF and said it was freezing on Saturday. I assume it's bring-a-tshirt-and-a-sweater weather at the monent.

3. Posted by GregW (Travel Guru 2635 posts) 10y

This time of year, the weather is pretty decent. Within San Francisco itself, you will probably wake up to chilly and foggy mornings, and will definately want a sweater of jacket. As the day progresses, the sun will burn off the fog and the temperature will start to climb. It probably won't get above 70F (18C) in the city, but it can feel quite warm in the sun. You'll want to dress in layers - things that you can take off and put on as the weather changes. It always is colder by the water.

If you go inland at all, you'll find the temperature can climb quite dramatically over small distances. If you are planning at all going into wine country, you might want temperatures in the 80s and very sunny.

There shouldn't be much rain this time of year.

4. Posted by Berkules (Inactive 13 posts) 10y

In the month of march SF had 25 days of rain. Northern California got pummelled this spring but for the most part May in SF is very nice. I went to school in Berkeley and we could see SF from across the Bay...the morning's are foggy but when it clears it's usually gorgeous. 70s but be careful of wind.

One tip...don't call it San Fran or Frisco...locals prefer "The City"

It's a great city! Enjoy!

5. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 10y

I went to San Francisco in September and the weather was beautiful - only saw the famous fog once in a 7 day long trip! Now this wont help you much - even though it was warm then though it still was cool enough at night to need a sweater or light jacket!

Gosh 6th May that means you must leave UK soil on Friday - its really close now l bet you are really excited!

Enjoy - l loved the city definately my favourite in the US!

6. Posted by T.J. (Full Member 85 posts) 10y

nah im leavign sat in the morning and because of the time difference i arrive there 2 in the afternoon! score!
yep im really exicted yet nervous as its the first part of my rtw trip and im travelling alone! thanks for the advise and i promiss when i get there i will refere it as 'the ciy'
'crosses fingers for beutiful californian weather

7. Posted by GregW (Travel Guru 2635 posts) 10y

Quoting Purdy

I went to San Francisco in September and the weather was beautiful

September is the nicest month there, weather wise. San Francisco has weather patterns that don't match the rest of the U.S. The autumn (Sept and Oct) are the nicest months.