Hemet, California 

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Climate in Hemet, California

Hemet, CA has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters. The area is known for its abundant sunshine throughout the year.

Hemet, California gets 12 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 271 sunny days per year in Hemet. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hemet gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 32 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 99 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hemet is 8.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in California.

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Summer   /   Winter
May, April and October are the most pleasant months in Hemet, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hemet, CaliforniaUnited States
  11.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  32.3 days106.2 days
  271 days205 days
  1594 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 Hemet with an average high temperature of 98.8°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in California. In Hemet, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hemet are April, November and May.

In Hemet, there are 121.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in California.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hemet with an average of 36.1°. This is colder than most places in California.

In Hemet, there are 22.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in California.

In Hemet, 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 Hemet 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 July, August and June.

February is the wettest month in Hemet with 2.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 58% of yearly precipitation and 3% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 11.9 inches in Hemet means that it is drier than most places in California.

February is the rainiest month in Hemet with 5.7 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.3 rainy days. There are 32.3 rainy days annually in Hemet, which is less rainy 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 6% chance of a rainy day.

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

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    Reviews for Hemet    17 Reviews
    Love Hemet! - 2/20/2023
    Great place for retirees and great prices to buy a home. Everything that you want is within 5 minutes and you can have horses in the city! It seems like they are... Read More

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    Armpit of Society - 10/3/2021
    I have lived in this ****hole for most of my 36 years. Not only is the town crap but the corruption in the town is off the charts. The local police and sheriff rather... Read More

    No peace of mind in Hemet. - 3/6/2021
    I lived in the Hemet San Jacinto area since 1994. I watched the area go from fair to bad and finally from bad to worse. With the county releasing prisoners in the area... Read More

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