Average Sunshine in California for July





Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in California is the total days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Days of sunshine in July
City Sunny
Days
Partly Sunny
Days
Total Days
With Sun
Bakersfield 26 3 29
Bishop 22 7 29
Blue Canyon 26 4 30
Eureka 6 11 17
Fresno 27 3 30
Long Beach 18 11 29
Los Angeles Airport 13 13 26
Los Angeles Downtown 21 9 30
Mount Shasta 25 5 30
Redding 25 4 29
Sacramento 27 3 30
San Diego 13 13 26
San Francisco Airport 21 8 29
Santa Maria 17 12 29
Stockton 27 3 30

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are monthly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine for July
City % Sun
Eureka 55
Fresno 97
Los Angeles Downtown 82
Redding 97
Sacramento 97
San Diego 68
San Francisco Downtown 66
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

California Sunshine
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