Santa Cruz Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Santa Cruz, California during each month of the year.
The average high and low temperatures are listed below for Santa Cruz, 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 Cruz, scroll down farther. There are also counts of days with cool weather.
All the numbers are averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010 near the DeLaveaga Golf Course in Santa Cruz.
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Days of Hot Weather in Santa Cruz
While Santa Cruz can get a taste of hot weather during summer and early fall, really hot days are rare. The seaside city averages just five days a year when the temperature climbs into the 90s F (over 32 °C), typically during June to October.
How Often Santa Cruz Has Cold Temperatures
Santa Cruz can count on at least moderate daytime temperatures throughout the year. All but one day annually, on average, reaches a high of at least 50 °F.
While nights during winter are often cool in Santa Cruz, they are seldom crisp. Lows below freezing typically happen just four nights a year. Nights that cold can occur in January, February and December.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.