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ClimateCalifornia, CAUnited States
Rainfall (in.)19.936.5
Snowfall (in.)6.425
Precipitation Days48100
Sunny Days258205
Avg. July High86.386.5
Avg. Jan. Low39.120.5
Comfort Index (higher=better)5644
UV Index5.24.3
Elevation ft.2,3041,443

California, CA, gets 20 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 6 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 48.

On average, there are 258 sunny days per year in California, CA. The July high is around 86 degrees. The January low is 39. 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.

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