TODAY DEC12
TEMPERATURE60
HUMIDITY100
PRESSURE30.32
WIND COND.343
  • 6247Fri20%40%
  • 5842Sat20%20%
  • 5739Sun
  • 5941Mon
  • 6044Tue
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Santa Cruz Average Temperature

In the event that the weather data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
MonthTemp. (min)Temp. (max)Temp. (avg)Precipitation
January40°F63°F50°F3.5"
February42°F64°F52°F2.9"
March44°F65°F53°F3.5"
April45°F68°F55°F1.6"
May48°F70°F57°F0.3"
June51°F73°F60°F0.2"
July54°F73°F61°F0.0"
August54°F73°F62°F0.0"
September53°F76°F62°F0.1"
October50°F75°F60°F0.9"
November44°F68°F54°F1.7"
December39°F62°F49°F3.6"

Did you know?

  • The highest monthly average temperature in Santa Cruz for September is 62 degrees.
  • The lowest monthly average temperature in Santa Cruz for December is 49 degrees.
  • The most monthly precipitation in Santa Cruz occurs in December with 3.6 inches.
  • The air quality index in Santa Cruz is 28% better than the national average.
  • The pollution index in Santa Cruz is 7% worse than the national average.

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Santa Cruz air quality index & pollution index

In the event that the air quality/pollution data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexSanta CruzCaliforniaNational
Air quality index365550
Pollution index5,429,55018,106,7265,066,862

Santa Cruz air quality information

MeasurementTotal
Days measured365
Days with good air quality288
Days with moderate air quality56
Days w/ poor A.Q. for sensitive groups21
Days with unhealthy air quality

Santa Cruz air quality information

PollutantTotal
Arsenic0.020%
Benzene0.080%
Carbon Tetrachloride0.000%
Lead0.050%
Mercury0.150%

Average monthly Santa Cruz temperature with heat index

Santa Cruz monthly precipitation with daily maximum

Santa Cruz monthly snow depth with daily maximum

Santa Cruz monthly wind speed information

Nearby cities with good air quality

City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
Ben Lomond, CA6,5733628%
Capitola, CA10,1093628%
Felton, CA3,5823628%
Live Oak, CA17,7493628%
Mount Hermon, CA9933628%
Santa Cruz, CA63,3103628%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
Florence-Graham, CA63,3907448%
Madera, CA63,3986530%
Eden Prairie, MN63,2064412%
Montebello, CA63,4167448%
West Hartford, CT63,187468%
Santa Cruz, CA63,3103628%
Source: The Santa Cruz, CA weather data displayed above is derived from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric). Air quality and pollution data is derived from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency). Air quality and pollution levels measured in a particular area may not be representative of the entire county.
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