The busy season for Shelter Cove CA is during the summer months, with the hotels and campground filling with Northern Californias looking to escape the summer heat and experience natures beauty at her best. One of the main advantages of Northern Californias Redwood coast is the temperate climates, which allows visitors to experience Shelter Cove year round. California has a mediterranean climate characterized by dry summers and wet winters. The mild temperatures and winter rain of the mediterranean climate support some of the highest species richness in state. There are 5 areas around the world that have a similar climate to California: Australia, South Africa, Chile, Mediterranean and California.
Some of the best months for weather in Shelter Cove are actually in the Spring and Fall. Don't get me wrong, summer has a fantastic energy to the town and some great beach days but when inland temperatures spike to 90+ the coastal fog tends to roll in. So if you get a chance to check out the cove in spring or fall, you will find now no crowds and sunny skies.