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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Palm Desert, California, 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, California. 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.

  CLIMATEPalm Desert, CaliforniaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  5.736.5
  Snowfall (in.)  0.125
  Precipitation Days  22100
  Sunny Days  269205
  Avg. July High  10786.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  3920.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  1844
  UV Index  5.74.3
  Elevation ft.  1891,443

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  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
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)
Very unhealthy place to live!!
I made the mistake of moving here after a short vacation to be closer to family. Biggest mistake of my life! This is not the place to live if health is important to you.... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Very unhealthy place to live!!
I made the mistake of moving here after a short vacation to be closer to family. Biggest mistake of my life! This is not the place to live if health is important to you.... (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)
re: the truth about this desert community - 6/19/2
Why do Americans not organize and boycott,demonstrate,march on Sacramento,work stop sitdowns..anything to fight this mess in... (read more)
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