Healdsburg, CA Climate


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Healdsburg, CA has a temperate climate with hot summers and mild winters. Average high temperatures in the summer range from the mid-70s to the low 90s, while winter temperatures rarely drop below 40 degrees. Healdsburg experiences about thirty inches of rainfall per year and enjoys over 250 days of sunshine annually. During the winter months, light snowfall is possible and occasional rainstorms can occur throughout the year. The area is known for its moderate climate, providing a great place to enjoy outdoor activities all year round.

Healdsburg, California gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 262 sunny days per year in Healdsburg. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Healdsburg gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 75 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 38
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year

Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Healdsburg is 8.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

9.1 Summer - 7 Winter
June, May and September are the most pleasant months in Healdsburg, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateHealdsburg, CaliforniaUnited States
  41.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  74.8 days106.2 days
  262 days205 days
  105 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.

July is the hottest month for Healdsburg with an average high temperature of 87.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in California. In Healdsburg, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Healdsburg are May, October and June.
In Healdsburg, there are 44.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in California.
December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Healdsburg with an average of 37.4°. This is about average compared to other places in California.
In Healdsburg, there are 20.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in California.
In Healdsburg, 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 Healdsburg is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are August, July and June.
December is the wettest month in Healdsburg with 8.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 57% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.7 inches in Healdsburg means that it is one of the wettest places in California.
January is the rainiest month in Healdsburg with 12.7 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.1 rainy days. There are 74.8 rainy days annually in Healdsburg, which is rainier 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 3% chance of a rainy day.
There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Healdsburg, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Healdsburg.
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The posted 71% statistic for registered Democrat voters is completely wrong per our County's Registrar's office. The October 21, 2016 actual statistics follow:   More

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Over 13 years ago

Unfriendly, overpriced....who could ever afford to live here other than the ever-growing number of creepy uber-wealthy snobs? The crazy funnny part is that California's  More

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It's beautiful here. But this particular city is geared toward the wealthy and the tourists. It didn't used to be... but at a certain point 20 years ago, the city made a  More

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