Sacramento Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Sacramento, California during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 80, 90 or 100 °F monthly and annually in Sacramento, scroll down farther. There are also counts of nights with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Sacramento, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
58 39 January 14 4
62 41 February 17 5
67 45 March 19 7
73 48 April 23 9
88 57 May 31 14
89 57 June 32 14
93 60 July 34 15
91 59 August 33 15
88 57 September 31 14
79 51 October 26 11
65 43 November 19 6
58 38 December 14 4
75 49 Year 24 10
30-year temperature averages for Sacramento, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
57 41 January 14 5
62 44 February 17 7
68 47 March 20 8
74 49 April 23 10
81 54 May 27 12
89 59 June 32 15
94 61 July 35 16
94 61 August 34 16
89 59 September 32 15
79 53 October 26 12
65 45 November 19 7
56 41 December 14 5
76 51 Year 24 11

Days of Hot Weather in Sacramento

Sacramento averages 23 days a year of 100-degree-Fahrenheit weather, which can happen anytime from May to October.

Days per month in Sacramento of at least 80, 90 or 100 °F
  80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
100 °F
38 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 2 0 0
April 8 1 0
May 18 7 1
June 26 15 4
July 31 24 8
August 30 24 7
September 27 16 3
October 15 4 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 158 90 23

How Often Sacramento Has Cold Temperatures

Sacramento gets a few chilly nights during winter. Temperatures drop to freezing four times a year on average, mainly in December and January. Normally it doesn't get as cold as 20 °F (-8 °C).

During the day Sacramento always warms up to above freezing. All but seven days a year on average reach at least 50 °F (10 °C).

Days per month on average in Sacramento when the minimum temperature drops to 32 or 40 °F or below
  32 °F
0 °C
40 °F
4 °C
January 2 14
February 0 7
March 0 3
April 0 1
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 6
December 2 16
Year 4 46
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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