Climate and monthly weather forecast
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

Weather in January

January is a comfortable winter month in Santa Barbara, California, with temperature in the range of an average high of 62.2°F (16.8°C) and an average low of 48.7°F (9.3°C). In January, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a comfortable 62.2°F (16.8°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another comfortable month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature ranging between max 61.3°F (16.3°C) and min 47.7°F (8.7°C). In Santa Barbara, the average high-temperature in February is essentially the same as in January - a still enjoyable 61.3°F (16.3°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a comfortable month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature varying between 48.7°F (9.3°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C). In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still enjoyable 63.1°F (17.3°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, is another enjoyable spring month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature varying between 50.4°F (10.2°C) and 66.7°F (19.3°C). In Santa Barbara, the average high-temperature in April is essentially the same as in March - a still comfortable 66.7°F (19.3°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature ranging between min 53.1°F (11.7°C) and max 69.4°F (20.8°C). In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - an agreeable 69.4°F (20.8°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is a moderately hot month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature fluctuating between 56.8°F (13.8°C) and 73.9°F (23.3°C). In June, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in May - a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is another warm summer month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature varying between 78.1°F (25.6°C) and 61.2°F (16.2°C). In July, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in June - a still warm 78.1°F (25.6°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature fluctuating between 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 62.1°F (16.7°C). The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 79.2°F (26.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 62.1°F (16.7°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Santa Barbara, is still a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 61.7°F (16.5°C) and an average high of 77.4°F (25.2°C). In September, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in August - a still moderately hot 77.4°F (25.2°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature varying between 72.9°F (22.7°C) and 57.7°F (14.3°C). In Santa Barbara, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a pleasant 72.9°F (22.7°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Santa Barbara, is another comfortable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 52.7°F (11.5°C). In November, the average high-temperature marginally drops from an agreeable 72.9°F (22.7°C) in October to a comfortable 66.9°F (19.4°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild month in Santa Barbara, California, with an average temperature varying between 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C). December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 60.6°F (15.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 48.6°F (9.2°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the wettest month in Santa Barbara?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Santa Barbara, California. Rain falls for 5.3 days and accumulates 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in Santa Barbara?

In Santa Barbara, during the entire year, the rain falls for 43.7 days and collects up to 7.68" (195mm) of precipitation.

When is the lowest UV index in Santa Barbara?

The months with the lowest UV index in Santa Barbara are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

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

The month with the least sunshine is February, with an average of 6.6h of sunshine.

What is the most humid month in Santa Barbara?

The most humid month is March, with an average relative humidity of 64%.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Santa Barbara?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from PDT to PST.

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 in Santa Barbara, California.

What is the driest month in Santa Barbara?

June and August are months with the least rain in Santa Barbara when the rain falls for 1.2 days and typically aggregates up to 0.08" (2mm) of rain.

When are the longest days in Santa Barbara?

June has the longest days of the year in Santa Barbara, with an average of 14h and 25min of daylight.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Santa Barbara?

The months with the most sunshine in Santa Barbara are June and July, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Santa Barbara are June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

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.

What is the warmest month in Santa Barbara?

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 79.2°F (26.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 62.1°F (16.7°C).

What are the least humid months in Santa Barbara?

The months with the lowest humidity in Santa Barbara, California, are September through November, with an average relative humidity of 56%.

What is the coldest month in Santa Barbara?

With an average high-temperature of 60.6°F (15.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 48.6°F (9.2°C), December is the coldest month.

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

December has the shortest days of the year in Santa Barbara, with an average of 9h and 54min of daylight.

Average temperature
Santa Barbara, CA

Average temperature - Santa Barbara, CA

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (60.6°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (47.7°F).

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Average pressure
Santa Barbara, CA

Average pressure - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed
Santa Barbara, CA

Average wind speed - Santa Barbara, CA

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.6mph).

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Average humidity
Santa Barbara, CA

Average humidity - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (64%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are September, October and November (56%).

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Average rainfall
Santa Barbara, CA

Average rainfall - Santa Barbara, CA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (1.57").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and August (0.08").

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Average rainfall days
Santa Barbara, CA

Average rainfall days - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (7.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1.2 days).

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Average sea temperature
Santa Barbara, CA

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).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Santa Barbara, CA

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 25min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days
Santa Barbara, CA

Average sunshine days - Santa Barbara, CA

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (21.6 days).

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Average UV index
Santa Barbara, CA

Average UV index - Santa Barbara, CA

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average visibility
Santa Barbara, CA

Average visibility - Santa Barbara, CA

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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