Zip 96101 (Alturas, CA) 

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United States / California / No Metro Area / Modoc County / Alturas / Alturas (zip 96101)

Weather in Zip 96101 (Alturas, CA)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 96101 zip code are June, September and August. In the 96101 zip code, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 96101 zip code 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 the 96101 zip code 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 AM PST

Mostly Cloudy

33°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Cloudy27° / 43°NNW 7 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear25° / 47°NW 3 to 14 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy24° / 51°NNW 1 to 6 mph
Friday NightChance Light Snow31° / 47°WSW 2 to 12 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain And Snow Showers then Chance Rain And Snow32° / 49°S 10 mph
Sunday NightChance Rain And Snow Showers25° / 48°SW 7 mph
Monday NightMostly Cloudy23° / 51°NW 1 to 9 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 (zip 96101) 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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Not for everyone, but, pretty damn good! - 11/3/2019
Excellent place to raise healthy intelligent kids. Rural lifestyle, community support, lower costs of living, wide open spaces, clean air, and four seasons. Not just for... Read More

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