Rancho Cordova, California 

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Climate in Rancho Cordova, California

Rancho Cordova, California gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 268 sunny days per year in Rancho Cordova. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Rancho Cordova gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 60 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 39
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Rancho Cordova is 8.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

8.3 / 10
October, May and June are the most pleasant months in Rancho Cordova, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Rancho Cordova, CaliforniaUnited States
  20.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  59.6 days106.2 days
  268 days205 days
  93.3°85.8°
  39.3°21.7°
  8.37
  5.24.3
  92 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 Rancho Cordova with an average high temperature of 93.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In Rancho Cordova, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Rancho Cordova are October, May and April.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Rancho Cordova with an average of 39.2°. This is warmer than most places in California.


In Rancho Cordova, there are 74.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In Rancho Cordova, there are 8.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.


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


January is the wettest month in Rancho Cordova with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 55% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 20.3 inches in Rancho Cordova means that it is about average compared to other places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Rancho Cordova with 10.3 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.0 rainy days. There are 59.6 rainy days annually in Rancho Cordova, which is about average compared to other places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 49% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 3% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Rancho Cordova    5 Reviews
    If you want rain, move somewhere else - 8/9/2015
    Although we have been in a drought for a few years, we never get much rain. If you like it hot in the summer (90's to 100's) and reasonable in the winters (high 30's to... Read More

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    do not stop or live in rancho - 4/12/2013
    if you are not military or of ethnic origin this city will watch you die. don't be unfortunate enough to get sick here. If you stop here, you are a resource to be used.... Read More

    Rancho Cordova a city in transition - 6/26/2012
    Rancho Cordova was an unincorporated area of Sacramento County and was neglected until local residents organized and voted for cityhood in 2003. The majority of the city... Read More


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