Modesto, CA has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and cool winters. The temperatures in summer typically range from the mid-80s to the low 100s, while winter temperatures tend to stay between the mid-30s and mid-50s. On average, over 200 days of sunshine can be expected each year in Modesto. Rainfall is generally light throughout the year, with most of it occurring during the cooler months of October through April. Snowfall is rare but does occur on occasion in the colder months. Overall, Modesto enjoys mild temperatures year round with plenty of sunshine.
Modesto, California gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Modesto averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 260 sunny days per year in Modesto. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Modesto gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 56 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 39
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Modesto is 8.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.
8.2 / 7.4
Summer / Winter
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Modesto, while January and December are the least comfortable months.