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

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Santa Cruz, CA

A high aerial view of the bay area in Santa Cruz, California, view of the beach sand, numerous parked cars, scenic trees, and residential homes
A high aerial view of the bay area in Santa Cruz, California, view of the beach sand, numerous parked cars, scenic trees, and residential homes
January, like December, is another mild winter month in Santa Cruz, California, with average temperature varying between 46.9°F (8.3°C) and 58.6°F (14.8°C). In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still moderate 58.6°F (14.8°C). Weather in January »

The last month of the winter, February, is also a moderate month in Santa Cruz, California, with average temperature ranging between max 59.4°F (15.2°C) and min 45.5°F (7.5°C). In Santa Cruz, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still moderate 59.4°F (15.2°C). Weather in February »

March, the first month of the spring, in Santa Cruz, is also a moderate month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 60.4°F (15.8°C) and an average low of 45.9°F (7.7°C). In Santa Cruz, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still moderate 60.4°F (15.8°C). Weather in March »

April in Santa Cruz, California, is an enjoyable spring month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 63.1°F (17.3°C) and an average low of 47.3°F (8.5°C). In Santa Cruz, California, the average high-temperature in April is relatively the same as in March - an enjoyable 63.1°F (17.3°C). Weather in April »

May, the last month of the spring, in Santa Cruz, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature ranging between min 49.1°F (9.5°C) and max 64.9°F (18.3°C). In Santa Cruz, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still comfortable 64.9°F (18.3°C). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in Santa Cruz, is an agreeable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 70°F (21.1°C) and 51.4°F (10.8°C). In Santa Cruz, California, the average high-temperature in June is practically the same as in May - a pleasant 70°F (21.1°C). Weather in June »

July, like June, is an agreeable summer month in Santa Cruz, California, with average temperature varying between 53.4°F (11.9°C) and 72.5°F (22.5°C). In July, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in June - a still agreeable 72.5°F (22.5°C). Weather in July »

The last month of the summer, August, is another pleasant month in Santa Cruz, California, with average temperature varying between 73°F (22.8°C) and 54.7°F (12.6°C). The warmest months are August and September, with an average high-temperature of 73°F (22.8°C). Weather in August »

September, the first month of the autumn, in Santa Cruz, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature ranging between max 73°F (22.8°C) and min 55.2°F (12.9°C). August and September, with an average high-temperature of 73°F (22.8°C), are the warmest months. Weather in September »

October, the same as September, in Santa Cruz, California, is another pleasant autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 53.8°F (12.1°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C). In Santa Cruz, California, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still agreeable 69.4°F (20.8°C). Weather in October »

The last month of the autumn, November, is another comfortable month in Santa Cruz, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 62.8°F (17.1°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C). In Santa Cruz, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from an agreeable 69.4°F (20.8°C) in October, to an enjoyable 62.8°F (17.1°C). Weather in November »

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderate month in Santa Cruz, California, with average temperature ranging between max 57.2°F (14°C) and min 46.2°F (7.9°C). With an average high-temperature of 57.2°F (14°C) and an average low-temperature of 46.2°F (7.9°C), December is the coldest month. Weather in December »

How many days does it rain in Santa Cruz?

Throughout the year, in Santa Cruz, California, there are 77.9 rainfall days, and 14.45" (367mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the lowest UV index in Santa Cruz?

Months with the lowest UV index are February and November, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the most humid month in Santa Cruz?

The most humid month in Santa Cruz, California, is March, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Santa Cruz?

The month with the coldest seawater in Santa Cruz is April, with an average ocean temperature of 54°F (12.2°C).

When are the longest days in Santa Cruz?

The month with the longest days in Santa Cruz, California, is June, with an average of 14.7h of daylight.

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

June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the driest month in Santa Cruz?

July and August are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 2.8 days and typically aggregates up to 0.04" (1mm) of rain.

What month has the most sunshine in Santa Cruz?

July has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 11.7h of sunshine.

What are the warmest months in Santa Cruz?

Warmest months in Santa Cruz are August and September, with an average high-temperature of 73°F (22.8°C).

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Santa Cruz?

With an average ocean temperature of 58.1°F (14.5°C), September is the month with the warmest seawater in Santa Cruz.

What is the least humid month in Santa Cruz?

The least humid month is October, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the coldest month in Santa Cruz?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 57.2°F (14°C) and an average low-temperature of 46.2°F (7.9°C).

What is the wettest month in Santa Cruz?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Santa Cruz. Rain falls for 10.3 days and accumulates 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation.

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

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

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

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.8h of sunshine.
Average temperature - Santa Cruz, CA
Average rainfall - Santa Cruz, CA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.8").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0.04").

Average rainfall days - Santa Cruz, CA

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1.2 days).

Average sea temperature - Santa Cruz, CA

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (58.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.9°F).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Santa Cruz, CA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index - Santa Cruz, CA