Placerville, California 

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Climate in Placerville, California

Placerville, California gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Placerville averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 244 sunny days per year in Placerville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Placerville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 70 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 36
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Placerville is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.

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June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Placerville, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Placerville, CaliforniaUnited States
  38.9 in.38.1 in.
  1.7 in.27.8 in.
  70.3 days106.2 days
  244 days205 days
  92.5°85.8°
  36.0°21.7°
  87
  4.84.3
  1867 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.


July is the hottest month for Placerville with an average high temperature of 92.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in California. In Placerville, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Placerville are October, May and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Placerville with an average of 35.7°. This is colder than most places in California.


In Placerville, there are 64.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Placerville, there are 30.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in California.


In Placerville, 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 Placerville with 6.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 50% of yearly precipitation and 2% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.9 inches in Placerville means that it is wetter than most places in California.


December is the rainiest month in Placerville with 10.8 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.3 rainy days. There are 70.3 rainy days annually in Placerville, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 45% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 4% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.7 inches in Placerville means that it is snowier than most places in California. December is the snowiest month in Placerville with 0.6 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Our retirement town - 12/6/2013
    We have built our retirement home here completed in 2013. Still a few years away from moving in (kid's college & weddings) but we are really looking forward to it. We... Read More

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    Red area Blue State - 6/11/2008
    Placerville is a Republican Island in a Blue State- all of the politics are dominated by San Francisco and L.A. limosine liberals, and how they vote controls state... Read More

    Great place to live - 6/19/2007
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