—If you're looking for a place to visit
where it seldom rains, you might be in
the right place in Adelanto, known for
its warm summers and only 5.5 inches of
Located in San Bernardino's high
desert at around 3,000 feet elevation,
the mountain location makes for low
night-time temperatures in the winter
and the occasional snow. While snow
seldom accumulates, it is a thrill for
locals to see the white stuff and enjoy
a little bit of change. Summers can
hover close to 100 degrees in July and
August, and while it is hot, the good
news is that the air is dry. Some think
the climate is better for their
allergies than the moister beach
climates along the California coast.
With only 5 inches or less of rain
annually, year-round outdoor sports
are extremely popular, especially when
you know it isn't going to rain.
The highest recorded temperature was 116°F in 2002 and the lowest recorded temperature was -1°F in 1949. With average temperatures in March through May and October through November in the high 60s, 70s and lower 80s, plus the dry climate, there are definitely some optimum times to visit if you can choose.