Orinda, California 

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Weather in Orinda, California

The most pleasant months of the year for Orinda are September, August and July. In Orinda, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. September is the hottest month for Orinda with an average high temperature of 77.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Orinda. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Orinda, CA

4 AM PST

Mostly Cloudy

58°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Cloudy57° / 74°SW 13 mph
Thursday NightMostly Cloudy56° / 74°SW 9 to 15 mph
Friday NightMostly Cloudy55° / 74°WSW 10 to 14 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear56° / 76°WSW 13 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear56° / 78°SW 10 to 14 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear57° / 78°SW 15 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear56° / 80°WSW 12 to 15 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 42
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 Orinda 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)
HighLow
January58° 42°
February62° 45°
March65° 47°
April68° 48°
May72° 51°
June76° 54°
July78° 55°
August78° 56°
September78° 56°
October74° 53°
November65° 47°
December58° 43°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Orinda
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January01110
February00110
March00100
April0060
May1040
June3010
July4000
August4010
September4020
October1040
November0080
December01110

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 Orinda    3 Reviews
It doesn't get any better than this...for safety, - 2/21/2010
Orinda is an extremely safe, quiet, bucolic place to live. The schools are incredible, parent participation is maximal. It's close to everything and yet has a feeling of... Read More

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Weather - 4/9/2009
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Orinda in general - 10/13/2008
Being ranked the number one public high school system in California says little for this small rural upscale community. With a high percentage of college graduates with... Read More


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