Eureka, California 

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Climate in Eureka, California

Eureka, California gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Eureka averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 179 sunny days per year in Eureka. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Eureka gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 124 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 65 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Eureka is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.

7.6 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Eureka, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Eureka, CaliforniaUnited States
  45.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.5 in.27.8 in.
  123.9 days106.2 days
  179 days205 days
  65.0°85.8°
  41.1°21.7°
  7.67
  54.3
  39 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 Eureka with an average high temperature of 66.1°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in California. In Eureka, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Eureka are August, September and July.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Eureka with an average of 40.5°. This is warmer than most places in California.


In Eureka, there are 0.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in California.


In Eureka, there are 9.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.


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


December is the wettest month in Eureka with 8.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 50% of yearly precipitation and 3% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.7 inches in Eureka means that it is one of the wettest places in California.


December is the rainiest month in Eureka with 17.0 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 2.4 rainy days. There are 123.9 rainy days annually in Eureka, which is one of the rainiest places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 39% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 8% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.5 inches in Eureka means that it is snowier than most places in California. February is the snowiest month in Eureka with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Eureka    39 Reviews
    Probably the armpit of the Pacific coast - 7/2/2020
    The Pacific coast is beautiful however this is probably the least beautiful place on the Pacific coast. Town is a dump and very seedy too. On the plus side you go about... Read More

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    Bad. Just Bad. - 3/4/2020
    I want to convey an accurate picture of Eureka but realize I can only paint a picture of my experience. I have not had a positive experience here. The rent is... Read More

    My ex-hometown - 1/19/2020
    Well, I was born in Eureka in 1957. As a child I absolutely loved it there. There was plenty of work before the lumber industry took a nosedive. The Humboldt Bay still... Read More


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