Alturas, California 

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Weather in Alturas, California

The most pleasant months of the year for Alturas are June, September and August. In Alturas, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Alturas with an average high temperature of 88.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in California. December is the snowiest month in Alturas with 5.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable.


Today's Weather - Alturas, CA

2 PM PST

Sunny

45°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny46° / 11°NE 6 mph
WednesdaySunny47° / 16°E 5 to 9 mph
ThursdayMostly Cloudy52° / 25°SE 6 mph
FridayMostly Sunny53° / 23°SSE 3 to 9 mph
SaturdayMostly Sunny57° / 31°S 1 to 5 mph
SundayChance Rain And Snow Showers47° / 24°WSW 8 to 17 mph
MondayPartly Sunny42° / 21°WNW 12 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 24 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Alturas area is 7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January43° 18°
February47° 21°
March53° 25°
April59° 29°
May69° 35°
June78° 41°
July88° 45°
August87° 43°
September79° 36°
October66° 28°
November51° 23°
December41° 19°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Alturas
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02993
February02592
March026102
April02191
May01070
June2250
July14020
August11120
September3930
October02350
November02592
December028103

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.


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Reviews for Alturas    3 Reviews
property - 10/1/2011
I am considering buying an acreage north of Alturas, could anyone tell me what the water table is for drilling? I would appreciate it. Also are there alot of timber 8... Read More

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Four Seasons - 7/24/2009
Growing up in one of California's busiest cities and then moving to a small town like Alturas will make you stop to take a deep breath of clean air for a change. Alturas... Read More

Modoc Co. Climate - 3/11/2008
Modoc County has all four seasons. It has a mild summer, cool fall, snowy winters and a typical spring. Generally our winters are mild some years we have a little more... Read More


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