Jackson, CA has a Mediterranean climate, characterized by mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. Winters in Jackson are usually cool and rainy, with occasional snowfall in the surrounding mountains. Summers tend to be hot and dry, with temperatures often reaching into the mid-90s. Average annual rainfall is around 18 inches. The area experiences some windy conditions throughout the year due to its close proximity to the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Jackson enjoys an abundance of sunshine and mild temperatures year-round, making it an ideal environment for outdoor activities and exploration.
Jackson, California gets 30 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Jackson averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 264 sunny days per year in Jackson. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Jackson gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 66 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 30 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Jackson is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.
8.1 / 7.1
Summer / Winter
May, October and June are the most pleasant months in Jackson, while January and December are the least comfortable months.