Big Bear Lake, California 

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Weather in Big Bear Lake, California

The most pleasant months of the year for Big Bear Lake are June, August and July. In Big Bear Lake, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Big Bear Lake with an average high temperature of 81.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. January is the snowiest month in Big Bear Lake with 15.8 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable.


Today's Weather - Big Bear Lake, CA

9 PM PST

Partly Cloudy then Chance Rain Showers

32°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightPartly Cloudy then Chance Rain Showers28° / 50°SW 0 to 5 mph
Monday NightChance Rain Showers then Patchy Fog28° / 47°SW 5 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightPartly Cloudy26° / 50°NE 5 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear28° / 51°NE 5 to 10 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear27° / 53°E 10 to 15 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear27° / 50°E 10 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear27° / 53°E 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 21 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 66 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Big Bear Lake area is 9.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in California.

9.2 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January47° 21°
February47° 22°
March52° 25°
April59° 29°
May68° 36°
June76° 42°
July81° 48°
August80° 47°
September74° 42°
October64° 33°
November54° 26°
December48° 21°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Big Bear Lake
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January02964
February02663
March02863
April02141
May0920
June0110
July1020
August0030
September0220
October01330
November02531
December02953

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 Big Bear Lake    5 Reviews
Not for everyone - 12/28/2012
We moved to Big Bear Lake a couple of years ago from Los Angeles because of my husband's job. It is a somewhat pretty city, the lake is mirky and surrounded by trash,... Read More

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Just not for everyone... - 8/21/2010
Big Bear Lake, a beautiful setting in a remote mountain community in Southern California. A draw to tourists from the Los Angeles area for skiing, boating, and mountain... Read More

GREAT PLACE TO GET BACK TO NATURE - 1/7/2010
In the San Bernardino mountains of Southern California, this little town has almost everything you would want to see and do. In the spring and summer the lake is filled... Read More


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