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The climate of Palm Springs (California - United States of America)
Palm Springs is located in the southern part of California in Riverside County. Palm Springs is located at 150 kilometers from Los Angeles making it a popular outdoor destination for people who live in Los Angeles. Both the mountains and the desert attract many people. The many oases in this region cause a beautiful scenery with many colors which have been attracting many artists throughout the years. The cable way on Mount San Jacinto offers a beautiful view on Palm Springs and its surroundings. Palm Springs is located in the Coachella Valley desert protected by the San Bernardino Mountains in the north, the Santa Rosa Mountains in the south, the San Jacinto Mountains in the west and the small San Bernardino Mountains in the east. Because of this protected situation Palm Springs has a hot and dry climate with 354 sunny days per year and only 150 millimeters (6 inches) of annual precipitation. During the winter it is warm here. Temperatures hardly ever drop below 6 degrees Celsius (42.8 degrees Fahrenheit) during the winter. During the summer temperatures rise up to 41 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit). The highest temperature on record is 51 degrees Celsius (124 degrees Fahrenheit).

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Palm Springs:

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 19 4 8 4 n/a
February 22 6 8 4 n/a
March 24 8 9 4 n/a
April 27 11 10 3 n/a
May 31 15 10 1 n/a
June 36 19 11 1 n/a
July 39 23 12 1 n/a
August 38 22 11 2 n/a
September 35 19 10 2 n/a
October 30 14 9 2 n/a
November 24 18 8 3 n/a
December 20 4 8 4 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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