Santa Clara, California is warm during summer when temperatures hover around the 70s and cool in winter when temperatures range in the 50s. The Mediterranean climate keeps the area temperate and dry for most of the year.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 84.30 °F, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 41.00°F.
Temperature variations between night and day tend to be higher during summer with a diurnal range that can reach 27 °F, and fairly limited during winter with an average difference of 18 °F.
The annual average precipitation at Santa Clara is 15.08 Inches. Rainfall is heaviest in the winter with very little precipitation in the summer and fall months. The wettest month of the year is January with an average rainfall of 3.03 Inches.