Monthly weather forecast and climate
Santa Barbara, CA

Orange rooftops of the courthouse buildings of Santa Barbara in California, Pacific Ocean
Orange rooftops of the courthouse buildings of Santa Barbara in California, Pacific Ocean

Weather in January

January is a comfortable winter month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature ranging between max 62.2°F (16.8°C) and min 48.7°F (9.3°C). In Santa Barbara, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - an enjoyable 62.2°F (16.8°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Santa Barbara, is another comfortable month, with average temperature ranging between max 61.3°F (16.3°C) and min 47.7°F (8.7°C). In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still comfortable 61.3°F (16.3°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also an enjoyable month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature varying between 63.1°F (17.3°C) and 48.7°F (9.3°C). In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still comfortable 63.1°F (17.3°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, like March, in Santa Barbara, California, is another enjoyable spring month, with average temperature varying between 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 50.4°F (10.2°C). In Santa Barbara, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a still enjoyable 66.7°F (19.3°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Santa Barbara, California, with temperature in the range of an average low of 53.1°F (11.7°C) and an average high of 69.4°F (20.8°C). In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - an agreeable 69.4°F (20.8°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is a warm month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 56.8°F (13.8°C). In June, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in May - a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is a moderately hot summer month in Santa Barbara, California, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.1°F (25.6°C) and an average low of 61.2°F (16.2°C). In July, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in June - a still moderately hot 78.1°F (25.6°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 62.1°F (16.7°C). August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 79.2°F (26.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 62.1°F (16.7°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a warm month in Santa Barbara, California, with temperature in the range of an average low of 61.7°F (16.5°C) and an average high of 77.4°F (25.2°C). In September, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in August - a still warm 77.4°F (25.2°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 57.7°F (14.3°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C). In Santa Barbara, California, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - an agreeable 72.9°F (22.7°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also an enjoyable month in Santa Barbara, California, with temperature in the range of an average high of 66.9°F (19.4°C) and an average low of 52.7°F (11.5°C). In Santa Barbara, California, the average high-temperature in November marginally drops, from an agreeable 72.9°F (22.7°C) in October, to a comfortable 66.9°F (19.4°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Santa Barbara, is also a moderate month, with average temperature fluctuating between 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C). With an average high-temperature of 60.6°F (15.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 48.6°F (9.2°C), December is the coldest month. Weather in December »
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in Santa Barbara?

Throughout the year, there are 43.7 rainfall days, and 7.68" (195mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Santa Barbara?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Santa Barbara. Rain falls for 5.3 days and accumulates 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Santa Barbara?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Barbara.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Santa Barbara?

The month with the least sunshine in Santa Barbara, California, is February, with an average of 6.6h of sunshine.

What is the most humid month in Santa Barbara?

With an average relative humidity of 64%, March is the most humid month in Santa Barbara, California.

What month is the ocean coldest in Santa Barbara?

The month with the coldest seawater in Santa Barbara, California, is April, with an average ocean temperature of 55.8°F (13.2°C).

What is the driest month in Santa Barbara?

Months with the least rainfall in Santa Barbara, California, are June and August Rain falls for 1.2 days and accumulates 0.08" (2mm) of rain.

When are the longest days in Santa Barbara?

With an average of 14.4h of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Santa Barbara.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Santa Barbara?

Months with the most sunshine in Santa Barbara, California, are June and July, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

When is the highest UV index in Santa Barbara?

Months with the highest UV index are June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What months are the ocean warmest in Santa Barbara?

July and August, with an average ocean temperature of 62.2°F (16.8°C), are months with the warmest seawater in Santa Barbara, California.

What is the warmest month in Santa Barbara?

With an average high-temperature of 79.2°F (26.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 62.1°F (16.7°C), August is the warmest month in Santa Barbara.

What is the least humid month in Santa Barbara?

Months with the lowest humidity are September through November, with an average relative humidity of 56%.

What is the coldest month in Santa Barbara?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 60.6°F (15.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 48.6°F (9.2°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Santa Barbara?

December has the shortest days of the year in Santa Barbara, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

Average temperature
Santa Barbara, CA

Average temperature - Santa Barbara, CA

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (60.6°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (47.7°F).

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Average pressure
Santa Barbara, CA

Average pressure - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.91").

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Average wind speed
Santa Barbara, CA

Average wind speed - Santa Barbara, CA

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.6mph).

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Average humidity
Santa Barbara, CA

Average humidity - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (64%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are September, October and November (56%).

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Average rainfall
Santa Barbara, CA

Average rainfall - Santa Barbara, CA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (1.57").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and August (0.08").

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Average rainfall days
Santa Barbara, CA

Average rainfall days - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (7.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1.2 days).

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Average sea temperature
Santa Barbara, CA

Average sea temperature - Santa Barbara, CA

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (62.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (55.7°F).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Santa Barbara, CA

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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Average sunshine days
Santa Barbara, CA

Average sunshine days - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (21.6 days).

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Average UV index
Santa Barbara, CA

Average UV index - Santa Barbara, CA

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average visibility
Santa Barbara, CA

Average visibility - Santa Barbara, CA

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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