Alhambra, California 

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Climate in Alhambra, California

Alhambra, California gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 281 sunny days per year in Alhambra. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Alhambra gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 30 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 47
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Alhambra ranks 87/100 for Comfort Index

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.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Alhambra, CaliforniaUnited States
  15.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  30.3 days106.2 days
  281 days205 days
  85.9°85.8°
  46.7°21.7°
  8754
  6.24.3
  492 ft.2443 ft.

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 Alhambra with an average high temperature of 87.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in California. In Alhambra, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Alhambra are May, October and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Alhambra with an average of 46.0°. This is one of the warmest places in California.


In Alhambra, there are 37.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Alhambra, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in California.


In Alhambra, 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 Alhambra with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 61% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.9 inches in Alhambra means that it is about average compared to other places in California.


February is the rainiest month in Alhambra with 5.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 0.2 rainy days. There are 30.3 rainy days annually in Alhambra, which is one of the least rainy places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 51% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 3% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Alhambra, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California.



Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Alhambra.


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    Average - 8/27/2007
    Alhambra is a middle class city with a growing center of town and redevelopment area. Lots of shade tree-lined streets and ample shopping places. Good place for... Read More

    I used to live there - 7/11/2006
    Alhambra is one of the more inexpensive cities in the San Gabriel Valley. The nicer part borders San Marino. Home start at 500,000 for a tiny, old home. Nicer homes... Read More


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