Lake Elsinore, California 

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Climate in Lake Elsinore, California

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

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

On average, there are 270 sunny days per year in Lake Elsinore. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lake Elsinore gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 33 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 96 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 39
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lake Elsinore is 8.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

8.4 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Lake Elsinore, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lake Elsinore, CaliforniaUnited States
  12.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  32.5 days106.2 days
  270 days205 days
  96.2°85.8°
  39.0°21.7°
  8.47
  5.74.3
  1296 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.


August is the hottest month for Lake Elsinore with an average high temperature of 97.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In Lake Elsinore, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lake Elsinore are April, November and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lake Elsinore with an average of 37.7°. This is about average compared to other places in California.


In Lake Elsinore, there are 106.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In Lake Elsinore, there are 18.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Lake Elsinore, 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 Lake Elsinore with 3.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 62% of yearly precipitation and 2% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 12.1 inches in Lake Elsinore means that it is drier than most places in California.


February is the rainiest month in Lake Elsinore with 5.8 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.4 rainy days. There are 32.5 rainy days annually in Lake Elsinore, which is less rainy than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 48% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 5% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Lake Elsinore    10 Reviews
    New Comfort Index is misleading - 8/15/2017
    The new comfort index for Lake Elsinore is 78. I lived in Lake Elsinore for 10 years, and there are usually 100+ days that the temperature is over 90, and several weeks... Read More

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    Lake Elsinore is a great place for a family with l - 8/23/2013
    8/23/2013 To someone thinking of moving to Lake Elsinore I really want to write this to you because I was in you position a year and a half ago. I was living in Delmar... Read More

    Good for kids? - 2/27/2010
    How is the area near the Ortegas? I see a lot of families. Is this a good place for kids and... Read More


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