Castaic, California 

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Climate in Castaic, California

Castaic, California gets 18 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 283 sunny days per year in Castaic. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Castaic gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 34 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 46
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Castaic is 8.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

8.9 / 10
October, June and May are the most pleasant months in Castaic, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Castaic, CaliforniaUnited States
  18.4 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  34.1 days106.2 days
  283 days205 days
  89.8°85.8°
  46.1°21.7°
  8.97
  6.24.3
  1227 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 Castaic with an average high temperature of 91.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in California. In Castaic, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Castaic are May, October and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Castaic with an average of 45.8°. This is one of the warmest places in California.


In Castaic, there are 63.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Castaic, there are 0.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in California.


In Castaic, 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 Castaic with 4.4 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 18.4 inches in Castaic means that it is about average compared to other places in California.


February is the rainiest month in Castaic with 6.4 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.3 rainy days. There are 34.1 rainy days annually in Castaic, which is less rainy than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 49% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 4% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Castaic    3 Reviews
    Pros and Cons - 12/27/2016
    I've lived in northern Castaic for 14 years so this review is for northern Castaic Pros: convenient freeway access, boating on Lake Castaic, lots of gas stations,... Read More

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    Castaic - 2/17/2014
    Formerly a "truck stop" town, Castaic is the last town before going over the Grapevine, heading North on I-5 towards San Francisco. The town is unincorporated and sits... Read More

    Safe to live? - 2/14/2013
    I currently live in Valencia. Before I consider purchasing a house in Castaic off Lake Hughes Rd and closer to the lake, is it safe to live in this neighborhood? Any... Read More


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