Escondido, California 

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Climate in Escondido, California

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

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

On average, there are 266 sunny days per year in Escondido. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Escondido gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 42 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 43
Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Escondido ranks 78/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Escondido, CaliforniaUnited States
  14.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  41.6 days106.2 days
  266 days205 days
  86.3°85.8°
  42.6°21.7°
  7854
  5.94.3
  646 ft.2443 ft.

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 Escondido with an average high temperature of 87.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in California. In Escondido, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Escondido are May, October and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Escondido with an average of 41.6°. This is warmer than most places in California.


In Escondido, there are 43.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Escondido, there are 5.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.


In Escondido, 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 Escondido with 3.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 56% of yearly precipitation and 2% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 14.2 inches in Escondido means that it is drier than most places in California.


February is the rainiest month in Escondido with 7.2 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 0.4 rainy days. There are 41.6 rainy days annually in Escondido, which is less rainy than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 47% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 4% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Escondido, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California.



Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Escondido.


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