Citrus Heights, California 

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Climate in Citrus Heights, California

Citrus Heights, California gets 21 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 268 sunny days per year in Citrus Heights. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Citrus Heights gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 59 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 39
Rain: averages 21 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Citrus Heights is 8.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in California.

8.2 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Citrus Heights, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Citrus Heights, CaliforniaUnited States
  21.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  59.3 days106.2 days
  268 days205 days
  93.9°85.8°
  39.0°21.7°
  8.27
  5.24.3
  167 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.


July is the hottest month for Citrus Heights with an average high temperature of 93.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In Citrus Heights, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Citrus Heights are October, May and April.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Citrus Heights with an average of 38.9°. This is warmer than most places in California.


In Citrus Heights, there are 77.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In Citrus Heights, there are 10.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.


In Citrus Heights, 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 Citrus Heights with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 55% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 21.3 inches in Citrus Heights means that it is wetter than most places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Citrus Heights with 10.2 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.0 rainy days. There are 59.3 rainy days annually in Citrus Heights, which is about average compared to other places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 49% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 3% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Citrus Heights    4 Reviews
    Going Downhill - 2/4/2018
    When we moved into Citrus Heights 7 years ago, it felt like it was on the upswing and we were comfortable taking daily walks through many neighborhoods. Now, we find... Read More

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    Citrus Heights is OK - 12/21/2008
    We've lived in the area for nearly 15 years. While we used to appreciate the heat of the summer, it seems to be wearing us down. We intend to move to a more moderate... Read More

    better than expected - 1/17/2007
    Citrus Heights became a city about 8 years ago. I didn't vote for the conversion, but I've enjoyed the benefits. Among other things, the city council and others are... Read More


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