Sacramento Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Sacramento, California during each month of the year.
The average high and low temperatures are listed below for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.
To find out how often it rises over 80, 90 or 100 °F monthly and annually in Sacramento, scroll down farther. There are also counts of nights with cold weather.
All the numbers are averages, based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.
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Days of Hot Weather in Sacramento
Sacramento averages 11 days a year of 100-degree-Fahrenheit weather, with nearly half of those hot days occurring in July. Even so, the temperature here can climb into the 100s anytime from late spring until early fall.
How Often Sacramento Has Cold Temperatures
Sacramento gets a few chilly nights during winter. Temperatures drop to freezing 13 times a year on average, mainly in December and January. About once a decade, the thermometer plummets to 20 °F (-8 °C) or less.
Regardless of how cold it gets at night, Sacramento can always count on the days warming up to above freezing.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.