Fair Oaks, California 

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Climate in Fair Oaks, California

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

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

On average, there are 264 sunny days per year in Fair Oaks. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fair Oaks 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 Fair Oaks is 8.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in California.

8.2 / 10
October, May and June are the most pleasant months in Fair Oaks, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fair Oaks, CaliforniaUnited States
  20.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  59.2 days106.2 days
  264 days205 days
  93.7°85.8°
  39.3°21.7°
  8.27
  5.24.3
  174 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 Fair Oaks with an average high temperature of 93.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In Fair Oaks, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fair Oaks are October, May and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fair Oaks with an average of 39.3°. This is warmer than most places in California.


In Fair Oaks, there are 75.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In Fair Oaks, there are 8.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.


In Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks with 3.9 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 20.5 inches in Fair Oaks means that it is about average compared to other places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Fair Oaks with 10.2 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.0 rainy days. There are 59.2 rainy days annually in Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Fair Oaks.





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    Reviews for Fair Oaks    7 Reviews
    Hometown - 10/11/2016
    I grew up in the little section nestled near the hospital, It's more citrus heights than it is fair oaks but i get in on a technicality. I loved growing up here, hella... Read More

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    Think before you move here - 8/24/2012
    Moved here in June and am leaving in September. Not an ideal place. Sacramento county is one of the worst. Move to Placer county, much better amenities. There are NO... Read More

    Love this city :) - 8/3/2009
    I've lived in Orangevale, CA for about 10 years. Fair Oaks is right next door and ever since I've lived in the area I have LOVED Fair Oaks. The homes off of Winding Way... Read More


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