Santa Barbara
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
January, like December, in Santa Barbara, California, is another comfortable winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 64.8°F (18.2°C) and an average low of 46.4°F (8°C). January and December, with an average high-temperature of 64.8°F (18.2°C), are the coldest months. Weather in January »
The last month of the winter, February, is also an enjoyable month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature ranging between max 65.5°F (18.6°C) and min 48°F (8.9°C). In February, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still comfortable 65.5°F (18.6°C). Weather in February »

March, the first month of the spring, in Santa Barbara, is still a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 66°F (18.9°C) and 49.8°F (9.9°C). In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still comfortable 66°F (18.9°C). Weather in March »

April in Santa Barbara, California, is a pleasant spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 51.8°F (11°C) and an average high of 69.1°F (20.6°C). In Santa Barbara, the average high-temperature in April is relatively the same as in March - an agreeable 69.1°F (20.6°C). Weather in April »

May, the last month of the spring, in Santa Barbara, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature ranging between max 69.6°F (20.9°C) and min 54.7°F (12.6°C). In Santa Barbara, the average high-temperature in May is relatively the same as in April - a still pleasant 69.6°F (20.9°C). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in Santa Barbara, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature ranging between max 71.2°F (21.8°C) and min 57.6°F (14.2°C). In June, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in May - a still agreeable 71.2°F (21.8°C). Weather in June »

July in Santa Barbara, California, is a warm summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 74.7°F (23.7°C). In Santa Barbara, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in June - a warm 74.7°F (23.7°C). Weather in July »

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Santa Barbara, California, with temperature in the range of an average high of 75.9°F (24.4°C) and an average low of 60.4°F (15.8°C). With an average high-temperature of 75.9°F (24.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C), August is the warmest month. Weather in August »

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a warm month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 75°F (23.9°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C). In September, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in August - a still moderately hot 75°F (23.9°C). Weather in September »

October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature varying between 56.1°F (13.4°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C). In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a pleasant 72.9°F (22.7°C). Weather in October »

The last month of the autumn, November, is also an agreeable month in Santa Barbara, California, with temperature in the range of an average high of 68.9°F (20.5°C) and an average low of 50.4°F (10.2°C). In Santa Barbara, California, the average high-temperature in November is almost the same as in October - a still pleasant 68.9°F (20.5°C). Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in Santa Barbara, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 64.8°F (18.2°C) and 46.8°F (8.2°C). The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 64.8°F (18.2°C). Weather in December »

What are the coldest months in Santa Barbara?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 64.8°F (18.2°C), are the coldest months in Santa Barbara, California.

How much does it rain in Santa Barbara?

In Santa Barbara, during the entire year, the rain falls for 37 days and collects up to 18.1" (459mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Santa Barbara?

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 6.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.8" (97mm) of precipitation.

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

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

When is the ocean coldest in Santa Barbara?

With an average ocean temperature of 55.8°F (13.2°C), April is the month with the coldest seawater. Swimming in 55.8°F (13.2°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the driest month in Santa Barbara?

June through August are months with the least rain in Santa Barbara when the rain falls for 0.9 days and typically aggregates up to 0.1" (3mm) of rain.

When are the longest days in Santa Barbara?

The month with the longest days is June, with an average of 14.4h of daylight.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Santa Barbara?

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 10, are months with the highest UV index in Santa Barbara.

When is 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. For most, swimming in 62.2°F (16.8°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

What month has the most sunshine in Santa Barbara?

The month with the most sunshine in Santa Barbara is July, with an average of 11h of sunshine.

What is the warmest month in Santa Barbara?

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 75.9°F (24.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C).

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

With an average of 9.9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
Average temperature - Santa Barbara, CA
Average rainfall - Santa Barbara, CA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (3.8").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July and August (0.1").

Average rainfall days - Santa Barbara, CA

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (6.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.4 days).

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).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Santa Barbara, CA