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Santa Barbara Weather Records

Santa Barbara, California weather data and records from 1893–2022 based on data compiled by the NOAA.
All data displayed in U.S. customary units.
All data displayed in metric units.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Santa Barbara, California was 109.0 °F42.8 °C which occurred on June 27, 1990.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Santa Barbara, California was 19.9 °F-6.7 °C which occurred on December 22, 1990.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Santa Barbara Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
☀️ Average high (°F°C) 65.218.4 64.818.2 66.119.0 68.520.3 69.821.0 71.321.8 74.223.5 75.224.0 75.424.1 73.923.3 69.821.0 64.918.3 70.021.1
🌙 Average low (°F°C) 41.05.0 43.26.2 46.07.8 47.98.8 51.110.6 54.512.5 57.914.4 57.814.3 55.913.3 51.010.6 44.26.8 40.14.5 49.39.6
☀️ Record high (°F°C) 90.032.2 93.934.4 95.035.0 98.136.7 100.938.3 109.042.8 109.042.8 105.140.6 108.042.2 102.939.4 98.136.7 91.032.8 109.042.8
🌙 Record low (°F°C) 24.1-4.4 25.0-3.9 30.0-1.1 33.10.6 37.93.3 39.94.4 45.07.2 45.07.2 42.15.6 30.9-0.6 28.0-2.2 19.9-6.7 19.9-6.7
💧 Average precipitation (inchescm) 3.99.9 3.48.6 3.17.9 0.92.3 0.41.1 0.10.3 0.00.1 0.00.0 0.10.1 0.71.8 1.23.0 2.76.8 15.739.9
💧 Daily % chance precipitation 20.2 24.7 19.7 11.1 6.5 3.1 1.8 1.5 4.5 7.5 10.3 19.1 10.5
More Santa Barbara Weather Records
1893–2022
Highest daily low 81.0 °F27.2 °C September 18, 1979
Lowest daily high 44.1 °F6.7 °C January 6, 1913
Most daily precipitation 6.9 inches17.7 cm January 25, 1914
Most monthly precipitation 17.2 inches43.8 cm January 1916
Most yearly precipitation 43.2 inches109.9 cm 1909
Earliest freeze October 29 1971
Latest freeze March 14 1954
Santa Barbara Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 11 days Jan 7–17, 1980
Without precipitation 214 days Apr 13 – Nov 12, 1965
High temperature ≥ 80 °F27 °C 25 days Jul 10 – Aug 3, 1931
High temperature ≥ 90 °F32 °C 9 days Sep 15–23, 1939
High temperature ≥ 100 °F38 °C 4 days Sep 20–23, 1939
Santa Barbara Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1942–2022 Santa Barbara Municipal Airport location
1893–1941 Santa Barbara location