Chula Vista, CA Climate


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Chula Vista, CA is located in the sunny Southern California region and has a warm climate year-round. It enjoys warm temperatures with an average high of 75°F during the summer months and an average low of 50°F in winter. Rainfall is light, with only 8 to 10 inches per year. The ocean breeze keeps temperatures mild and pleasant throughout the summer months. In addition, Chula Vista experiences low humidity which makes it a great place to live or visit all year round.

Chula Vista, California gets 11 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 261 sunny days per year in Chula Vista. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Chula Vista gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 37 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 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 47
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year

Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Chula Vista is 9.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in California.

9.7 Summer - 8.8 Winter
June, October and September are the most pleasant months in Chula Vista, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateChula Vista, CaliforniaUnited States
  10.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  37.4 days106.2 days
  261 days205 days
  66 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 Chula Vista with an average high temperature of 79.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Chula Vista, there are 8 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Chula Vista are July, September and August.
In Chula Vista, there are 10.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in California.
December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Chula Vista with an average of 46.2°. This is one of the warmest places in California.
In Chula Vista, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in California.
In Chula Vista, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in California.
The humidity is usually comfortable in Chula Vista but some summer days can be muggy. August is the most humid month, though it is still relatively mild compared to many other places. The most humid months are August, July and September.
February is the wettest month in Chula Vista with 2.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 54% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 10.9 inches in Chula Vista means that it is drier than most places in California.
February is the rainiest month in Chula Vista with 6.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 0.4 rainy days. There are 37.4 rainy days annually in Chula Vista, which is less rainy than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 48% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 4% chance of a rainy day.
There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Chula Vista, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Chula Vista.
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Over 13 years ago

I live in Chula Vista, California (San Diego County). I've lived here close to eight years now. A very conservative town to say the least. I would call this a military  More

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Over 13 years ago

Quality of life has seriously deteriorated over the last few years. Too crowded and too  More

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Over 14 years ago

My Husband and I enjoy living in Eastlake a subdivision of Chula Vista, Ca near San  More

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