Anaheim, CA Climate


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The climate in Anaheim, CA is mostly mild and sunny year-round. Summers are usually hot and dry, with temperatures rising to the mid to high 90s and occasional 100+ degree days. Winters are relatively mild, rarely dipping below freezing overnight and experiencing moderate rainfall throughout the season. The city experiences medium temperature fluctuations between day and night time temperatures, making for comfortable evenings all year long. Anaheim receives an average of 263 sunny days per year - more than any other major city on the West Coast.

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

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

On average, there are 280 sunny days per year in Anaheim. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Anaheim gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 35 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 46
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 Anaheim is 9.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in California.

9.7 Summer - 8.8 Winter
June, May and October are the most pleasant months in Anaheim, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateAnaheim, CaliforniaUnited States
  13.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  34.8 days106.2 days
  280 days205 days
  161 ft.2443 ft.

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 Anaheim with an average high temperature of 86.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Anaheim, there are 8 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Anaheim are June, October and May.
In Anaheim, there are 29.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in California.
December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Anaheim with an average of 45.7°. This is one of the warmest places in California.
In Anaheim, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in California.
In Anaheim, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in California.
Humidity in Anaheim is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are August, July and September.
February is the wettest month in Anaheim with 3.3 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 13.7 inches in Anaheim means that it is drier than most places in California.
February is the rainiest month in Anaheim with 6.4 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 0.3 rainy days. There are 34.8 rainy days annually in Anaheim, 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 4% chance of a rainy day.
There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Anaheim, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Anaheim.
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Moved to Anaheim for past three years and enjoyed the weather. Living is expensive but pay follow also reasonable compare to other states. Weather make a reminder in day  More

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