Bakersfield, California 

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Climate in Bakersfield, California

Bakersfield, California gets 10 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Bakersfield averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 272 sunny days per year in Bakersfield. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 97 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37

Sperling's Comfort Index for Bakersfield is a 84 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round 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.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Bakersfield gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 36 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

CLIMATE

  CLIMATEBakersfield, CaliforniaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)10.039.2
  Snowfall (in.)0.125.8
  Precipitation Days36.0102.0
  Sunny Days272205
  Avg. July High96.786.1
  Avg. Jan. Low37.422.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)8454
  UV Index5.64.3
  Elevation ft.4042443
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    Reviews for Bakersfield    73 Reviews
    Beware of the Lords of Bakersfield - 11/19/2018
    I've been in this area almost 50 years. I have encountered two classes of people here: the salt of the earth, give you the shirt off their backs and THE LORDS OF... Read More

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    Moved in 1997 - 6/22/2017
    My husband and I both grew up in Bakersfield and married after High School (attended South High which now looks like a juvenile detention facility more than a High... Read More

    Where to begin - 12/18/2016
    Bakersfield has the dirtiest air in the state or US i cant remember. My car is covered with a black soot all the time, have to wash it a lot. Allergies are bad here... Read More


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