French Gulch, California 

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Climate in French Gulch, California

French Gulch, California gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

French Gulch averages 6 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 249 sunny days per year in French Gulch. The US average is 205 sunny days.

French Gulch gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 93 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 33
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for French Gulch is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.

7.4 / 10
June, May and October are the most pleasant months in French Gulch, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  French Gulch, CaliforniaUnited States
  39.6 in.38.1 in.
  5.8 in.27.8 in.
  92.8 days106.2 days
  249 days205 days
  94.1°85.8°
  33.2°21.7°
  7.47
  4.84.3
  1394 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 French Gulch with an average high temperature of 94.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In French Gulch, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for French Gulch are May, October and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for French Gulch with an average of 32.5°. This is colder than most places in California.


In French Gulch, there are 72.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In French Gulch, there are 64.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in California.


In French Gulch, 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 French Gulch with 7.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 50% of yearly precipitation and 4% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.6 inches in French Gulch means that it is wetter than most places in California.


January is the rainiest month in French Gulch with 14.3 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 1.2 rainy days. There are 92.8 rainy days annually in French Gulch, which is one of the rainiest places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 44% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 6% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 5.8 inches in French Gulch means that it is snowier than most places in California. January is the snowiest month in French Gulch with 2.2 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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