Palm Desert, California gets 5 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Palm Desert averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 269 sunny days per year in Palm Desert. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Palm Desert gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 14 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 108 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 45
Rain: averages 5 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Palm Desert is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.
7.4 / 10
March, November and April are the most pleasant months in Palm Desert, while July and August are the least comfortable months.