The most pleasant months of the year for Berkeley are September, August and October. In Berkeley, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. September is the hottest month for Berkeley with an average high temperature of 73.7°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Berkeley. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.
Today's Weather - Berkeley, CA
10 PM PST
Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Tonight||Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers||48° / 59°||WSW 3 mph|
|Tuesday Night||Mostly Cloudy||45° / 61°||NW 2 to 6 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Mostly Cloudy||48° / 63°||WNW 2 to 6 mph|
|Thursday Night||Mostly Cloudy||49° / 65°||WNW 5 mph|
|Friday Night||Partly Cloudy||49° / 65°||N 2 mph|
|Saturday Night||Mostly Clear||48° / 62°||NNW 3 mph|
|Sunday Night||Partly Cloudy||44° / 58°||WNW 10 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 72 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 44
Rain: averages 26 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Berkeley area is 8.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.
8.6 / 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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Berkeley
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.