Redwood City, California 

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Climate in Redwood City, California

Redwood City, California gets 23 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Redwood City 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 Redwood City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Redwood City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 62 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 40
Rain: averages 23 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Redwood City is 8.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

8.6 / 10
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Redwood City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Redwood City, CaliforniaUnited States
  22.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.2 in.27.8 in.
  61.8 days106.2 days
  255 days205 days
  81.1°85.8°
  39.6°21.7°
  8.67
  4.94.3
  20 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.


August is the hottest month for Redwood City with an average high temperature of 81.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Redwood City, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Redwood City are June, September and July.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Redwood City with an average of 39.4°. This is warmer than most places in California.


In Redwood City, there are 18.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in California.


In Redwood City, there are 10.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.


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


February is the wettest month in Redwood City with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 58% of yearly precipitation and 0% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 22.8 inches in Redwood City means that it is wetter than most places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Redwood City with 10.5 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.2 rainy days. There are 61.8 rainy days annually in Redwood City, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 49% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 2% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.2 inches in Redwood City means that it is snowier than most places in California. February is the snowiest month in Redwood City with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Redwood City    10 Reviews
    More Bang for one's Buck in Bay Area Terms - 12/28/2020
    The entire Bay Area is ridiculous. You can't compare it to other areas. RWC is reasonably cheap for the area. I pay $5K for a rental townhouse in one of the many... Read More

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    Nice place, but being paved with apartments. - 10/7/2018
    Lovely weather. Safe place to live (I live in Redwood Shores). The only thing that keeps this place from being 5 stars is the cost of housing. When you have to pay an... Read More

    Redwood City is in the middle of silicon vallye - 10/20/2014
    Silicon valley has vibrant and booming economy, i live in Redwood City because it is in the middle and i can go to work for companies from San Francisco to San... Read More


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