Best time to visit Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA?

The best time to visit Mammoth is the summer. That is, if you’re not planning to ski. During the summer, the weather is warm and dry, in the mid 70s, ideal for outdoor activities like hiking and mountain biking. Prices for accommodations are low during the summer, it will cost you less than $100 per night to stay in a 1 bedroom vacation rental.
For skiers and snowboarders, the ski season typically starts mid-November with just a few inches of snow at the beginning of the season. The best time to go to Mammoth to ski is before mid-December and after mid-January, when prices are more reasonable. The holiday season, all the way until MLK day in January, can be very expensive with prices for accommodations surging to $400/night for a one bedroom rental or hotel room.

Picture of Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA is June.

February

Most crowded

June

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA is June.

$124
JUL
$124
AUG
$117
SEP
$91
OCT
$143
NOV
$335
DEC
$249
JAN
$219
FEB
$187
MAR
$177
APR
$92
MAY
$90
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

06/30 - 07/06
July 4 Holiday 26
08/03 - 08/07
Bluesapalooza 46
09/01 - 09/05
Labor Day 36
11/22 - 11/26
Thanksgiving 58
12/22 - 01/02
Christmas 207.5
01/04 - 01/12
New Years 122
01/12 - 01/15
MLK 116.5
02/16 - 02/20
Presidents Weekend 174
03/24 - 04/08
Spring Break 83.5
05/25 - 05/29
Memorial Day 22
08/31 - 09/03
Labor Day 2018 9.5

Weather

In Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA, June is the sunniest month and July the warmest.

72
22
JUL
69
20
AUG
62
17
SEP
51
10
OCT
37
3
NOV
28
-2
DEC
30
-1
JAN
36
2
FEB
40
4
MAR
44
7
APR
51
10
MAY
67
19
JUN
UV index
1
6

0.8
2cm
JUL
1.0
3cm
AUG
0.5
1cm
SEP
1.2
3cm
OCT
1.4
4cm
NOV
4.4
11cm
DEC
8.2
21cm
JAN
5.4
14cm
FEB
1.5
4cm
MAR
2.0
5cm
APR
2.6
7cm
MAY
1.2
3cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter