Sacramento, CA has a generally mild climate year round. Summers are hot and dry, with average temperatures in the 90s. Winters are cool and wet, with average temperatures ranging from the low 40s to mid 50s. The area receives an average of 18 inches of rain per year, most of which falls between November and April. Snow is rare in Sacramento, but does occasionally occur during the winter months. Despite its relative lack of extreme weather events, Sacramento can be prone to heat waves and occasionally drought conditions throughout the summer months.
Sacramento, California gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Sacramento averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 269 sunny days per year in Sacramento. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Sacramento gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 63 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 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 Sacramento is 8.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in California.
8.4 / 7.2
Summer / Winter
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Sacramento, while January and December are the least comfortable months.