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Climate in Mountain View, California

Mountain View, California gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Mountain View averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 256 sunny days per year in Mountain View. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Mountain View gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 62 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Mountain View is 8.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

8.8 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Mountain View, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Mountain View, CaliforniaUnited States
  15.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  61.6 days106.2 days
  256 days205 days
  79.3°85.8°
  41.1°21.7°
  8.87
  5.14.3
  105 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 Mountain View with an average high temperature of 79.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Mountain View, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Mountain View are June, September and July.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Mountain View with an average of 40.9°. This is warmer than most places in California.


In Mountain View, there are 11.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in California.


In Mountain View, there are 5.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.


In Mountain View, 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 Mountain View with 3.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 57% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.5 inches in Mountain View means that it is drier than most places in California.


February is the rainiest month in Mountain View with 10.4 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.2 rainy days. There are 61.6 rainy days annually in Mountain View, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 50% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 2% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Mountain View    14 Reviews
    Great place to live and work - 8/2/2016
    I've lived here 25 years. Perfect climate. Very central for employment opportunities. Really great schools. 45 min to San Fran, 45 min to Santa Cruz beach. Shoreline... Read More

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    City of Mountain View - 3/21/2010
    I was born and raised in Mountain View. I used to really like this city, and California. Unfortunately, the city (along with the state) has been over run with high... Read More

    Overview of Life Mountain View - 2/12/2009
    Mountain View is a high-tech subarbian town. It has an internationally diverse population. The main street is very lively and has lots of high quality restaurants with... Read More


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