Bakersfield Metro Area, California gets 9 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Bakersfield Metro Area averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 281 sunny days per year in Bakersfield Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Bakersfield Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 36 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 96 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Bakersfield metro area is 8.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in California.
7.6 / 7.4
Summer / Winter
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the Bakersfield metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.