Santa Barbara Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Santa Barbara, California during each month of the year.
The average high and low temperatures are listed below for Santa Barbara, 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 60, 70 or 80 °F monthly and annually in Santa Barbara, scroll down farther. There are also counts of nights with warm temperatures and days with cold weather.
All the numbers are averages, based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010 in Santa Barbara near Chase Palm Park and the beach.
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Days of Hot Weather in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara never suffers from extremely hot weather. Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are simply not normal here. The city sees an average of only three days a year when temperatures reach into the 90s (32 °C).
Warm Nights in Santa Barbara
Just like the days, the nights at Santa Barbara are never exceptionally hot. Even in the most extreme weather, nights here cool down to less than 70 °F. Daily low temperatures typically range from 40 to 65 degrees, with most in the 50s.
How Often Santa Barbara Has Cold Temperatures
Cold weather is almost unheard of in Santa Barbara. Normally every day warms up to at least 50 degrees F.
Only about nine nights a year cool down to 40 °F or less. It's most likely to get this cold in December or January, but a chilly night can also happen in February or March. Once a year on average, a night at Santa Barbara will drop to freezing.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.