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ClimatePalm Desert, CAUnited States
Rainfall (in.)5.736.5
Snowfall (in.)0.125
Precipitation Days22100
Sunny Days269205
Avg. July High10786.5
Avg. Jan. Low3920.5
Comfort Index (higher=better)1844
UV Index5.74.3
Elevation ft.1891,443

Palm Desert, CA, gets 6 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 22.

On average, there are 269 sunny days per year in Palm Desert, CA. The July high is around 107 degrees. The January low is 39. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 18 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

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It's A Dry Heat Except in August!: We have 360 days of sunshine a year and for 9 months the weather is perfect. In June and July we have hot and dry conditions. In August we have monsoons that come up... (read more)NOT Lovin' The Desert....: We moved here in the middle of last August ONLY because my husband was having to commute here and it was a huge drain on his time and gas money. The drive to or... (read more)re: Better to vacation here than to live here - 5/: Agree that some East Coast people and golf nuts have tried to ruin the desert.However,you go where they do not exist. I do not understand how anyone would/could leave... (read more)Have an opinion about Palm Desert? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Palm Desert Click Here