Lassen County, California 

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Climate in Lassen County, California

Lassen County, California gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lassen County averages 44 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 246 sunny days per year in Lassen County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lassen County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 62 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 44 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lassen County is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in California.

7.1 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Lassen County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lassen, CaliforniaUnited States
  15.7 in.38.1 in.
  44.4 in.27.8 in.
  62.2 days106.2 days
  246 days205 days
  86.7°85.8°
  20.9°21.7°
  7.17
  54.3
  5360 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 Lassen County with an average high temperature of 86.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Lassen County, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lassen County are September, June and August.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lassen County with an average of 20.7°. This is one of the coldest places in California.


In Lassen County, there are 23.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in California.


In Lassen County, there are 165.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in California.


In Lassen County, there are 3.4 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 Lassen County with 2.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 43% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.7 inches in Lassen County means that it is drier than most places in California.


March is the rainiest month in Lassen County with 7.9 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 1.4 rainy days. There are 62.2 rainy days annually in Lassen County, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 36% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 11% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 44.4 inches in Lassen County means that it is one of the snowiest places in California. January is the snowiest month in Lassen County with 9.9 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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