Imperial Beach, California 

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Climate in Imperial Beach, California

Imperial Beach, California gets 10 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 267 sunny days per year in Imperial Beach. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Imperial Beach gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 38 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 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 48
Rain: averages 10 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

9.3 / 10
June, October and September are the most pleasant months in Imperial Beach, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Imperial Beach, CaliforniaUnited States
  9.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  37.7 days106.2 days
  267 days205 days
  75.7°85.8°
  47.7°21.7°
  9.37
  5.94.3
  20 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.


September is the hottest month for Imperial Beach with an average high temperature of 77.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Imperial Beach, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Imperial Beach are September, August and July.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Imperial Beach with an average of 47.6°. This is one of the warmest places in California.


In Imperial Beach, there are 2.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in California.


In Imperial Beach, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in California.


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


February is the wettest month in Imperial Beach with 2.1 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 9.9 inches in Imperial Beach means that it is drier than most places in California.


February is the rainiest month in Imperial Beach with 6.9 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 0.4 rainy days. There are 37.7 rainy days annually in Imperial Beach, which is less rainy than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 49% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 4% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Imperial Beach    5 Reviews
    the spot - 7/16/2012
    In my opinion, imperial beach is the best place to live. IB is the perfect place to raise a family. It has the perfect amount of the good and the bad.... Read More

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    Great beach, but terrible schools and still presen - 5/6/2007
    My wife and I moved here from Chula Vista, CA before we knew she was pregnant, attracted by the opportunity to live right near the ocean; in a small, albeit somewhat... Read More

    Great Housing - 6/29/2006
    Come live in San Diego's most affordable beach community...Imperial... Read More


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