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Sonora, California, gets 32 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 4 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 60.

On average, there are 262 sunny days per year in Sonora, California. The July high is around 95 degrees. The January low is 33. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 56 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATESonora, CaliforniaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  3236.5
  Snowfall (in.)  3.525
  Precipitation Days  60100
  Sunny Days  262205
  Avg. July High  9586.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  3320.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  5644
  UV Index  5.14.3
  Elevation ft.  1,8511,443


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Wonderful place to live.
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