Garden Grove, California 

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Climate in Garden Grove, California

Garden Grove, California gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 275 sunny days per year in Garden Grove. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Garden Grove gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 36 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 46
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Garden Grove is 9.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in California.

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Summer   /   Winter
June, July and May are the most pleasant months in Garden Grove, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Garden Grove, CaliforniaUnited States
  13.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  36.4 days106.2 days
  275 days205 days
  89 ft.2443 ft.


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 Garden Grove with an average high temperature of 84.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Garden Grove, there are 9 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Garden Grove are October, June and May.

In Garden Grove, there are 19.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in California.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Garden Grove with an average of 45.8°. This is one of the warmest places in California.

In Garden Grove, there are 0.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in California.

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

Humidity in Garden Grove is generally low and comfortable. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in August and July. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are August, July and September.

February is the wettest month in Garden Grove with 3.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 60% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.3 inches in Garden Grove means that it is drier than most places in California.

February is the rainiest month in Garden Grove with 6.6 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 0.4 rainy days. There are 36.4 rainy days annually in Garden Grove, which is less rainy than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 50% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 4% chance of a rainy day.

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

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    Reviews for Garden Grove    10 Reviews
    Nice place to live. Expensive, like all of SoCal. - 10/18/2020
    I've lived here for over 20 years. City hasn't changed much. Being in the SoCal area, there's plenty of stuff to do around here. Like with all of SoCal, population has... Read More

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    A Safe and Boring Town - 4/10/2017
    So safe and boring that the police here rarely have anything better to do. At one time, I rented a room in another person's home and decided to put some aluminum foil... Read More

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