The climate in Mendocino, CA is mostly mild and temperate, with warm summers and cool winters. The average temperature in the summer months ranges from the low- to mid-60s, while winter temperatures range from the low- to mid-50s. Rainfall is fairly consistent throughout the year, averaging around 50 inches annually. Fog is also a common occurrence in Mendocino, especially during the summer months. As such, it has a unique mild Mediterranean climate which makes it a pleasant place to visit year round.
Mendocino, California gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Mendocino averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 189 sunny days per year in Mendocino. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Mendocino gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 97 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 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 39
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Mendocino is 7.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.
8.5 / 6.6
Summer / Winter
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Mendocino, while December and January are the least comfortable months.