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    California - South coast

    Santa Barbara weather and climate

    California - South coast

    Santa Barbara weather and climate

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    12 °C

     

    Sea

    18 °C

     

    Precipitation

    17 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    71 %

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    12 °C

     

    Sea

    18 °C

     

    Precipitation

    17 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    71 %

    Weather charts for Santa Barbara

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    Day temperature
    0
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    36
    Night temperature
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    > 6 °C
    30
    Sea temperature
    16
    > 18 °C
    32
    Wet days per month
    2
    < 15
    20

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    Weather overview for Santa Barbara

    Weather overview

    Santa Barbara (United States of America) in general has a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 18.3 °C (64.9 °F) in January to 26.0 °C (78.8 °F) in August. Temperatures during the night go from 6.4 °C (43.5 °F) in January to 15.0 °C (59.0 °F) in August. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 13.7 °C (56.6 °F) in April to 18.1 °C (64.7 °F) in August. The least rainy month in Santa Barbara is July with its 0 days of rain, the rainiest month is February, when it rains 7 days.

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable in Santa Barbara, while the sea temperature continues to descent, with its value being 14.2 °C (57.6 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 6 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 97 mm (3.80 in). The minimum of the night temperature is observable, with its value of 6.4 °C (43.5 °F). The humidity reaches its minimum, with its value of 67 %.

    February weather

    The number of rainy days is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 7 days in Santa Barbara, and the rainfall amount is on its maximum too, with its value being 106 mm (4.17 in). The beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is 7.4 °C (45.3 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 7 hours.

    March weather

    The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value of 6 days in Santa Barbara, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed too, the value of this measure is 79 mm (3.09 in). The day temperature starts to rise, its value is 19.2 °C (66.6 °F), while the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 8.1 °C (46.6 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month.

    April weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 20.5 °C (68.9 °F) in Santa Barbara, while the sea temperature is on its minimum. The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value being 3 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 31 mm (1.21 in). The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value being 9.2 °C (48.6 °F). The wind speed is on its maximum.

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value being 21.7 °C (71.1 °F) in Santa Barbara, while the sea temperature starts to rise in May. The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 9 mm (0.36 in), and the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed as well, with its value of 1 days. The dry season slowly starts. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value being 11.1 °C (52.0 °F).

    June weather

    The tourist season slowly starts in June in Santa Barbara. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 23.3 °C (73.9 °F), and the sea temperature continues to rise too. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 1 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 2 mm (0.08 in). The night temperature continues to rise, with its value of 12.6 °C (54.7 °F).

    July weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Santa Barbara. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 25.2 °C (77.4 °F), and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 17.6 °C (63.7 °F). The minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, with its value of 0 mm (0.01 in), and the minimum of the number of rainy days is observable as well in this month. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value being 11 hours.

    August weather

    The day temperature is on its maximum, with its value of 26.0 °C (78.8 °F) in Santa Barbara, and the sea temperature is on its maximum too in August. The ongoing tourist season is noticeable, and there is pending dry season too. The night temperature reaches its maximum, with its value of 15.0 °C (59.0 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed in August.

    September weather

    The tourist season continues in Santa Barbara, and the dry season is close to its peak as well this month. The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, with its value of 25.3 °C (77.5 °F), and the night temperature descent's start could be observed as well in September. The number of rainy days starts to rise. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 9 hours.

    October weather

    The tourist season continues in October in Santa Barbara. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 23.8 °C (74.8 °F), and the descent of the night temperature can be observed too, with its value being 12.3 °C (54.1 °F). The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, with its value being 17 mm (0.65 in), while the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 2 days. The wind speed reaches its minimum, with its value of 3.3.

    November weather

    The beginning of the descent of the sea temperature could be noticed, its value is 16.4 °C (61.5 °F) in Santa Barbara, while the day temperature continues to descent, with its value being 21.5 °C (70.7 °F). The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 4 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed too, the value of this measure is 43 mm (1.67 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 6 hours. The night temperature continues to descent, with its value being 8.8 °C (47.8 °F).

    December weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 18.4 °C (65.1 °F) in Santa Barbara, and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 14.8 °C (58.6 °F). The rainfall amount continues to rise, and the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 5 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its minimum, with its value being 6 hours. The minimum of the day length is observable.

    FAQs

    What level of humidity is to expect in February in Santa Barbara?

    Humidity in Santa Barbara in February is 69 %.

    How windy is Santa Barbara in March?

    In March in Santa Barbara, there will be an average wind scale of 3.8.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in April in Santa Barbara?

    In Santa Barbara in April, you can expect around 10 hours of sunshine.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in Santa Barbara in May?

    In May in Santa Barbara, we can expect 1 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.3 days of the week, or in general - 5 % days.

    Is June a good month to visit Santa Barbara?

    There are good conditions for visiting in Santa Barbara in June. There are only 1 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 23.3 °C (73.9 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 12.6 °C (54.7 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the sea temperature in July in Santa Barbara?

    The sea will reach 17.6 °C (63.7 °F) in July in Santa Barbara. At this sea temperature, swimming probably won't be the best experience. You probably won't like to stay in water for a long time. On the other hand, there are a minority of people who seek these conditions.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Santa Barbara in August?

    In August in Santa Barbara, the average daily temperatures will be 26.0 °C (78.8 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is it hot in September in Santa Barbara?

    In September in Santa Barbara, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Is there a wet season in October in Santa Barbara?

    No, there is no wet season in October in Santa Barbara - you can expect 2 days of rain during the month.

    What is the night temperature in November in Santa Barbara?

    The average night temperature in November in Santa Barbara is 8.8 °C (47.8 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    Is there a dry season in December in Santa Barbara?

    No, December is not a dry month in Santa Barbara, expect rain approximately 5 days in a month.