Riverside, CA has a Mediterranean climate with mild temperatures and predictable seasons. The average summer temperature is around 80 degrees Fahrenheit, while in winter the average temperature hovers around 55 degrees Fahrenheit. The city receives approximately 11 inches of rain each year and experiences plenty of sunshine all year round. Summers tend to be hot and dry, while winters are cooler and wetter, bringing occasional rainfall. Overall, Riverside enjoys a temperate climate that makes it an ideal place to live.
Riverside, California gets 11 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Riverside averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 277 sunny days per year in Riverside. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Riverside gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 34 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 42
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Riverside is 8.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.
8.1 / 8.7
Summer / Winter
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Riverside, while August and July are the least comfortable months.