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Salinas, California, gets 18 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 47.

On average, there are 259 sunny days per year in Salinas, California. The July high is around 71 degrees. The January low is 41. Sperling's comfort index for Salinas is a 86 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATESalinas, CaliforniaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  1839.2
  Snowfall (in.)  025.8
  Precipitation Days  47102
  Sunny Days  259205
  Avg. July High  7186.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  40.722.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  8654
  UV Index  5.44.3
  Elevation ft.  691,443


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