Fresno Yosemite International Airport

KFAT · California, United States

Climate Fresno Yosemite International Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Fresno Yosemite International Airport (KFAT) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 63.6 61 75 51 61 53
February 87.3 85 89 91 99
March 92.1 87 89 95 95
April 97.6 100 100 100 94
May 98.8 99 99 100 99
June 99.8 99 100 100 100
July 99.3 100 100 100 100
August 91.5 100 100 83 82
September 91.6 100 100 93 55
October 89.3 97 99 76 74
November 76.2 97 83 46 78
December 62.9 79 69 54 58
Average 85.0 60.4 93.7 91.0 84.2 83.0

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 mi or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 76.3 74 86 68 77 68
February 92.9 93 92 96 99
March 96.7 95 97 98 98
April 99.2 100 100 100 100
May 99.6 99 99 100 99
June 100.0 100 100 100 100
July 99.5 100 100 100 100
August 94.6 100 100 91 85
September 95.4 100 100 97 73
October 94.2 99 100 83 85
November 86.7 99 92 57 93
December 73.9 86 77 68 76
Average 90.7 73.9 96.6 94.7 89.6 90.2

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 3⅛ mi or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 15.1 15 15 17 15 14
February 17.7 16 20 18 20
March 20.1 16 23 20 20
April 25.4 25 26 27 24
May 29.5 29 30 31 31
June 34.9 31 36 37 35
July 38.4 39 38 40 38
August 37.6 37 39 38 38
September 33.7 32 36 35 34
October 27.5 28 29 25 30
November 19.8 21 17 19 19
December 14.6 17 13 13 15
Average 24.9 15.0 25.4 27.4 26.6 26.5

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 5.9 7 6 4 6 5
February 5.8 4 5 7 6
March 8.5 8 10 8 9
April 11.5 11 11 11 12
May 14.4 14 15 15 15
June 18.9 17 19 20 19
July 22.1 22 22 24 21
August 21.4 22 22 21 23
September 18.6 18 21 19 20
October 13.1 14 15 13 15
November 7.7 8 5 9 7
December 5.6 7 5 6 5
Average 12.1 7.1 12.5 13.0 13.1 13.0

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 6.5 6 11 0 9 2
February 4.0 5 1 1 0
March 6.9 14 4 2 7
April 2.0 0 3 1 3
May 0.9 0 0 0 0
June 0.0 0 0 0 0
July 0.0 0 0 0 0
August 0.2 1 1 0 0
September 0.3 1 2 0 0
October 0.4 0 0 3 0
November 2.8 3 8 0 2
December 6.3 4 8 15 3
Average 2.7 5.7 3.0 1.9 2.2 1.3

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 4.4 4 6 3 4 4
February 5.2 6 4 5 3
March 5.7 8 5 5 5
April 6.1 6 7 5 6
May 6.3 6 7 6 6
June 5.8 6 7 6 6
July 4.9 5 5 5 5
August 4.8 5 5 5 4
September 4.6 5 5 5 4
October 4.3 4 4 5 3
November 3.9 4 4 3 4
December 4.0 4 5 5 4
Average 4.9 3.9 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.7

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 133° 139° 244° 174° 283°
February 161° 292° 308° 250°
March 156° 288° 299° 198°
April 303° 301° 297° 300°
May 293° 299° 298° 298°
June 302° 300° 296° 302°
July 288° 296° 283° 291°
August 227° 287° 284° 287°
September 301° 271° 280° 299°
October 283° 276° 268° 282°
November 157° 273° 279° 301°
December 149° 178° 141° 278°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.