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Sonora, California, gets 38 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 60.

On average, there are 262 sunny days per year in Sonora, California. The July high is around 92 degrees. The January low is 32. Sperling's comfort index for Sonora is a 78 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.

  CLIMATESonora, CaliforniaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  3839.2
  Snowfall (in.)  0.325.8
  Precipitation Days  60102
  Sunny Days  262205
  Avg. July High  92.486.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  32.322.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7854
  UV Index  5.14.3
  Elevation ft.  1,8511,443


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