Nevada County, California 

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Climate in Nevada County, California

Nevada County, California gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Nevada County averages 76 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 240 sunny days per year in Nevada County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Nevada County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 79 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 76 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Nevada County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.

7.3 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Nevada County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Nevada, CaliforniaUnited States
  46.1 in.38.1 in.
  76.0 in.27.8 in.
  78.9 days106.2 days
  240 days205 days
  86.3°85.8°
  27.3°21.7°
  7.37
  54.3
  4078 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 Nevada County with an average high temperature of 86.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Nevada County, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Nevada County are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Nevada County with an average of 27.3°. This is one of the coldest places in California.


In Nevada County, there are 28.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in California.


In Nevada County, there are 116.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in California.


In Nevada County, there are 2.3 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 Nevada County with 8.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 51% of yearly precipitation and 2% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.1 inches in Nevada County means that it is one of the wettest places in California.


January is the rainiest month in Nevada County with 11.4 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.8 rainy days. There are 78.9 rainy days annually in Nevada County, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 42% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 6% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 76.0 inches in Nevada County means that it is one of the snowiest places in California. February is the snowiest month in Nevada County with 16.7 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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