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Climate in Torrance, California

Torrance, California gets 14 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Torrance averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 279 sunny days per year in Torrance. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Torrance gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 33 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 48
Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Torrance is 9.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in California.

9.4 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Torrance, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Torrance, CaliforniaUnited States
  13.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  32.7 days106.2 days
  279 days205 days
  75.8°85.8°
  48.1°21.7°
  9.47
  6.24.3
  89 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Torrance with an average high temperature of 77.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Torrance, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Torrance are August, September and July.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Torrance with an average of 47.8°. This is one of the warmest places in California.


In Torrance, there are 4.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in California.


In Torrance, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in California.


In Torrance, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


February is the wettest month in Torrance with 3.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 62% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.8 inches in Torrance means that it is drier than most places in California.


February is the rainiest month in Torrance with 6.1 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 0.2 rainy days. There are 32.7 rainy days annually in Torrance, which is less rainy than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 52% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 3% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Torrance, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Torrance.





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