Zip 93901 (Salinas, CA) 

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Climate in Zip 93901 (Salinas, CA)

Salinas (zip 93901), California gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Salinas (zip 93901) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 260 sunny days per year in Salinas (zip 93901). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Salinas (zip 93901) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 60 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 70 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 93901 zip code is 8.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

8.6 / 10
August, September and July are the most pleasant months in the 93901 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Salinas, CaliforniaUnited States
  15.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  59.9 days106.2 days
  260 days205 days
  69.6°85.8°
  40.8°21.7°
  8.67
  5.44.3
  49 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.


September is the hottest month for the 93901 zip code with an average high temperature of 72.1°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in California. In the 93901 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 93901 zip code are September, August and October.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 93901 zip code with an average of 40.7°. This is warmer than most places in California.


In the 93901 zip code, there are 2.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in California.


In the 93901 zip code, there are 6.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.


In the 93901 zip code, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


January is the wettest month in the 93901 zip code with 3.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 56% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.2 inches in the 93901 zip code means that it is drier than most places in California.


February is the rainiest month in the 93901 zip code with 10.0 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.5 rainy days. There are 59.9 rainy days annually in the 93901 zip code, which is about average compared to other places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 48% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 5% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in the 93901 zip code, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the 93901 zip code.





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