Pinole, California 

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Climate in Pinole, California

Pinole, California gets 27 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 255 sunny days per year in Pinole. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pinole gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 64 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 40
Rain: averages 27 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year

Pinole ranks 87/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Climate Averages
  Pinole, CaliforniaUnited States
  26.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  64.3 days106.2 days
  255 days205 days
  102 ft.2443 ft.


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 Pinole with an average high temperature of 79.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Pinole, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pinole are June, September and July.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pinole with an average of 40.2°. This is warmer than most places in California.

In Pinole, there are 20.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in California.

In Pinole, there are 9.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.

In Pinole, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in California.

December is the wettest month in Pinole with 5.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 59% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 26.7 inches in Pinole means that it is wetter than most places in California.

January is the rainiest month in Pinole with 11.6 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.1 rainy days. There are 64.3 rainy days annually in Pinole, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 51% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 2% chance of a rainy day.

There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Pinole, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California.

Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Pinole.

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    Reviews for Pinole    2 Reviews
    Overall - 8/9/2008
    I lived in Pinole for 7 years, and it is the most wonderful place in the world to live. You can find a huge variation of people and plenty of great neighborhoods. It's a... Read More

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    Culture & Recreation - 10/15/2007
    Pinole has a nice suburban feel that is uncongested yet is only 15 miles from San Francisco and the Pacific coast, just 20 Miles from the Napa Wine Country, and 3 hours... Read More

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