Redding, California 

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Climate in Redding, California

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

Redding averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 249 sunny days per year in Redding. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Redding gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 81 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 97 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 38
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Redding is 7.8 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.

7.8 / 10
May, October and June are the most pleasant months in Redding, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Redding, CaliforniaUnited States
  37.9 in.38.1 in.
  1.3 in.27.8 in.
  81.3 days106.2 days
  249 days205 days
  96.9°85.8°
  37.8°21.7°
  7.87
  4.84.3
  564 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 Redding with an average high temperature of 96.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In Redding, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Redding are October, May and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Redding with an average of 37.8°. This is about average compared to other places in California.


In Redding, there are 89.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In Redding, there are 16.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Redding, 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 Redding with 6.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 52% of yearly precipitation and 3% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.9 inches in Redding means that it is wetter than most places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Redding with 12.8 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.6 rainy days. There are 81.3 rainy days annually in Redding, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 44% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 5% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.3 inches in Redding means that it is snowier than most places in California. January is the snowiest month in Redding with 0.9 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Don't move here! - 3/16/2021
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    REDDING RANKED BY U-HUAL for TOP GROWTH CITIES!!!! - 2/10/2021
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    Redding -- A small city on the rise - 11/13/2020
    I've lived in Redding for 10+ years and the city has made great strides to showcase it's true identity. Redding has endless outdoor recreation opportunities (national... Read More


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