Ripon, California 

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Climate in Ripon, California

Ripon, California gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 256 sunny days per year in Ripon. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ripon gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 56 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 38
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

8.3 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Ripon, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ripon, CaliforniaUnited States
  13.4 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  56.3 days106.2 days
  256 days205 days
  93.8°85.8°
  38.2°21.7°
  8.37
  54.3
  69 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 Ripon with an average high temperature of 93.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In Ripon, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ripon are October, May and April.


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


In Ripon, there are 77.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In Ripon, there are 15.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Ripon, 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 Ripon with 2.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 54% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.4 inches in Ripon means that it is drier than most places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Ripon with 10.2 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.1 rainy days. There are 56.3 rainy days annually in Ripon, which is about average compared to other 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 Ripon, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Ripon.





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    Reviews for Ripon    4 Reviews
    quiet little community in the heart of the central - 8/8/2009
    Coming home from work is like going on vacation. I cross the river into a larger city, Modesto,CA., to work daily. The hustle and bustle, rude drivers, etc., in... Read More

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    You'd LOVE this town if you want small-town Americ - 2/29/2008
    Ripon, known as the almond capital of the world, is a wonderful small, safe town to raise your kids in. The crime level is extremely low, the schools are good, the... Read More

    Great City - 12/21/2006
    Ripon is one of the few California cities left with that "Mayberry" feel still alive and well. The city has a great little downtown. The people are wonderful, the... Read More


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