Stockton, California 

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Climate in Stockton, California

Stockton, California gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 257 sunny days per year in Stockton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Stockton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 60 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 38
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Stockton is 8.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in California.

8.2 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Stockton, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Stockton, CaliforniaUnited States
  17.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  59.7 days106.2 days
  257 days205 days
  93.0°85.8°
  38.0°21.7°
  8.27
  54.3
  13 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 Stockton with an average high temperature of 93.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in California. In Stockton, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Stockton are October, May and April.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Stockton with an average of 37.4°. This is about average compared to other places in California.


In Stockton, there are 74.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in California.


In Stockton, there are 18.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Stockton, 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 Stockton with 3.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 53% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 17.0 inches in Stockton means that it is about average compared to other places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Stockton with 10.6 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.1 rainy days. There are 59.7 rainy days annually in Stockton, which is about average compared to other places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 50% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 2% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Stockton, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Stockton.





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    Reviews for Stockton    34 Reviews
    Stockton is home - 10/30/2019
    I moved to Stockton from Lodi. I love it. The people are nice, we moved from a "BORING" tract home in Lodi to a beautiful 100 year old home near the University of the... Read More

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    Not Surprised Mother Fers - 10/28/2019
    Developers are going all in on Stockton lately and home prices are rising there for a reason as a result. Still quite a shady and corrupt city council as is their... Read More

    Stockton is a dump - 9/28/2019
    I lived here for college, over a 6 year period. There was no redeeming qualities to this city, except the the low cost of living compared to most cities in CA. The air... Read More


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