Wasco, California 

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Climate in Wasco, California

Wasco, California gets 7 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 276 sunny days per year in Wasco. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wasco gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 37 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 98 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 7 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Wasco is 8.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in California.

8.1 / 10
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Wasco, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Wasco, CaliforniaUnited States
  7.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  36.6 days106.2 days
  276 days205 days
  98.2°85.8°
  37.1°21.7°
  8.17
  5.64.3
  328 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 Wasco with an average high temperature of 98.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in California. In Wasco, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wasco are April, October and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Wasco with an average of 35.7°. This is colder than most places in California.


In Wasco, there are 110.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in California.


In Wasco, there are 22.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in California.


In Wasco, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


March is the wettest month in Wasco with 1.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 51% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 7.1 inches in Wasco means that it is one of the driest places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Wasco with 6.8 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.2 rainy days. There are 36.6 rainy days annually in Wasco, which is less rainy than most 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.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Wasco means that it is snowier than most places in California. January is the snowiest month in Wasco with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Wasco    2 Reviews
    Easy Living - 12/4/2016
    I am a disabled 77 year old woman living in a senior apartment. My daughter lives in Bakersfield and moved me here so I could be close to my daughter and my... Read More

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    Overview - 3/4/2011
    I've lived in Wasco for 2 years. Wasco is generally a pleasant place to live, 30 mi. NW of Bakersfield. Be forwarned about air quality -- second worst in the nation... Read More


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