Davis, California 

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Climate in Davis, California

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

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

On average, there are 267 sunny days per year in Davis. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Davis gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 66 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 Davis is 8.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in California.

8.1 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Davis, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Davis, CaliforniaUnited States
  20.6 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  65.5 days106.2 days
  267 days205 days
  93.9°85.8°
  38.5°21.7°
  8.17
  4.84.3
  52 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 Davis with an average high temperature of 93.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In Davis, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Davis are October, May and April.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Davis with an average of 38.1°. This is about average compared to other places in California.


In Davis, there are 80.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In Davis, there are 13.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Davis, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


January is the wettest month in Davis with 4.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 57% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 20.6 inches in Davis means that it is about average compared to other places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Davis with 12.2 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.1 rainy days. There are 65.5 rainy days annually in Davis, which is rainier 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 2% chance of a rainy day.


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





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