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

July 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
July is a moderately hot summer month in Santa Barbara, California, with average temperature ranging between min 60.4°F (15.8°C) and max 74.7°F (23.7°C).

Temperature

In July, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in June - a moderately hot 74.7°F (23.7°C). In Santa Barbara, the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are June through August Rain falls for 0.4 days and accumulates 0.1" (3mm) of rain.

Ocean temperature

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

Daylight

In Santa Barbara, the average length of the day is 14.2h.

Sunshine

With an average of 11h of sunshine, July has the most sunshine of the year in Santa Barbara.

UV index

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 10, are months with the highest UV index in Santa Barbara, California. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In July, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in July in Santa Barbara?

In July, in Santa Barbara, California, the average high-temperature is 74.7°F (23.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

How many days does it rain in July in Santa Barbara?

In Santa Barbara, in July, during 0.4 rainfall days, 0.1" (3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Santa Barbara?

Months with the least rainfall in Santa Barbara are June through August Rain falls for 0.4 days and accumulates 0.1" (3mm) of rain.

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 ocean temperature in July in Santa Barbara?

In July, the average ocean temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). 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).

How many hours of daylight does Santa Barbara have in July?

In Santa Barbara, California, the average length of the day in July is 14.2h.

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.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Barbara have in July?

In July, the average sunshine in Santa Barbara is 11h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in July in Santa Barbara?

In July, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in July - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average high temperature in July: 74.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (76°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (64.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in July: 60.4°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46.4°F).

Average rainfall in July - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average rainfall in July: 0.1"

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 in July - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average rainfall days in July: 0.4 days

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 in July - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average sea temperature in July: 62.1°F

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 in July / Average sunshine in July - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average daylight in July: 14.2h

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

  • Average sunshine in July: 11h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in July - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average UV index in July: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).