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Santa Cruz Weather Records

Santa Cruz, 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 Cruz, California was 109.9 °F43.3 °C which occurred on September 3, 2017.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Santa Cruz, California was 19.0 °F-7.2 °C which occurred on December 23, 1990.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Santa Cruz 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) 61.316.3 62.817.1 65.418.5 68.220.1 70.421.3 72.722.6 73.222.9 74.623.6 75.524.2 72.522.5 65.618.7 60.315.7 68.520.3
🌙 Average low (°F°C) 41.65.3 43.16.1 44.46.9 46.07.8 49.49.6 51.811.0 54.612.6 54.812.7 53.211.8 49.89.9 44.97.2 41.35.2 47.98.8
☀️ Record high (°F°C) 84.028.9 89.131.7 90.032.2 97.036.1 100.037.8 106.041.1 105.140.6 108.042.2 109.943.3 102.939.4 91.933.3 87.130.6 109.943.3
🌙 Record low (°F°C) 19.9-6.7 21.9-5.6 28.0-2.2 28.9-1.7 28.0-2.2 34.01.1 36.02.2 37.93.3 30.0-1.1 19.9-6.7 26.1-3.3 19.0-7.2 19.0-7.2
💧 Average precipitation (inchescm) 6.616.7 6.115.4 4.110.3 2.05.0 0.92.2 0.20.5 0.00.0 0.00.1 0.10.3 1.33.4 3.38.3 6.516.4 30.878.4
💧 Daily % chance precipitation 34.8 37.4 30.4 20.1 11.4 4.1 1.9 2.6 3.8 12.1 23.3 35.1 17.9
❄️ Average snow (inchescm) 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0
More Santa Cruz Weather Records
1893–2022
Highest daily low 70.0 °F21.1 °C September 3, 2017
Lowest daily high 41.0 °F5.0 °C December 8, 1972
Most daily precipitation 6.9 inches17.6 cm January 5, 1982
Most monthly precipitation 21.1 inches53.5 cm December 1955
Most yearly precipitation 63.3 inches160.7 cm 1941
Earliest freeze September 13 1921
Latest freeze May 2 1917
Most daily snow 0.9 inches2.3 cm December 28, 1931
Most monthly snow 1.1 inches2.8 cm December 1931
Most yearly snow 1.1 inches2.8 cm 1931
Santa Cruz Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 21 days Dec 18, 1964 – Jan 7, 1965
Without precipitation 175 days May 1 – Oct 22, 1987
High temperature ≥ 80 °F27 °C 36 days Sep 4 – Oct 9, 1924
High temperature ≥ 90 °F32 °C 20 days Sep 10–29, 1924
High temperature ≥ 100 °F38 °C 6 days Jun 23–28, 1976
Santa Cruz Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1893–2022 Santa Cruz location