Tahoma, California 

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Climate in Tahoma, California

Tahoma, California gets 24 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Tahoma averages 149 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 251 sunny days per year in Tahoma. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Tahoma gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 70 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 24 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 149 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Tahoma is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in California.

6.5 / 10
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Tahoma, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Tahoma, CaliforniaUnited States
  24.3 in.38.1 in.
  149.3 in.27.8 in.
  70.1 days106.2 days
  251 days205 days
  78.7°85.8°
  20.0°21.7°
  6.57
  4.84.3
  6283 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 Tahoma with an average high temperature of 78.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Tahoma, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Tahoma are August, July and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Tahoma with an average of 20.0°. This is one of the coldest places in California.


In Tahoma, there are 0.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in California.


In Tahoma, there are 192.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in California.


In Tahoma, there are 2.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in California.


December is the wettest month in Tahoma with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 47% of yearly precipitation and 5% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 24.3 inches in Tahoma means that it is wetter than most places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Tahoma with 9.1 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 1.6 rainy days. There are 70.1 rainy days annually in Tahoma, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 39% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 10% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 149.3 inches in Tahoma means that it is one of the snowiest places in California. February is the snowiest month in Tahoma with 32.7 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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