Climate of California
The state California has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for California is 25° degrees and there is about 340 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 291 days a year with an average humidity of 48% and an UV-index of 5.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 13°C and 37°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 5°C and 19°C
- Rain: it rains 62 days and there is a total of approximately 341 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3496 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 13°C and 37°C|
|Warmest month:||37°C in July|
|Coldest month:||13°C in December|
|Night temperature:||between 5°C and 19°C|
|Dry days:||303 days|
|Days with rain:||62 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||341 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3496 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for California.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for California.
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Climate table of California
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for California. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for California might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||15||15||19||22||27||33||37||36||33||26||19||13|
|Night temp. (°C)||6||6||7||9||12||16||19||18||17||13||8||5|
|Days with rain||8||9||11||7||4||1||2||1||2||4||5||8|
|Sun hours per day||7||6||9||12||12||12||12||12||11||8||7||6|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2|
Best time to visit California
The best time to visit California in the United States is March through May and October and November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. The highest average temperature in the state of California is 37°C in July and the lowest is13°C in December.
Climate of California by month
What is the average climate in a given month for California? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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Populaire bestemmingen in California
- Palm Springs
- Fountain Valley
- Santa Cruz
- Piñon Hills
- Beverly Hills
- South Lake Tahoe
- Simi Valley
Cities and towns in California