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California, California, gets 23 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 8 inches. The average US city gets 26 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, California. The July high is around 87 degrees. The January low is 39. Sperling's comfort index for California is a 82 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.

  CLIMATECalifornia, CaliforniaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  2339.2
  Snowfall (in.)  7.625.8
  Precipitation Days  48102
  Sunny Days  258205
  Avg. July High  86.586.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  39.222.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  8254
  UV Index  5.24.3
  Elevation ft.  2,3041,443


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