Average Weather in June in Santa Maria California, United States
In Santa Maria, the month of June is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 3°F, from 70°F to 74°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 80°F or dropping below 65°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 51°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 45°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on September 21, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Santa Maria typically range from 54°F to 75°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 41°F to 63°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in June
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on June. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in June
The month of June in Santa Maria experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 19% to 11%.
The clearest day of the month is June 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 89% of the time.
For reference, on February 23, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on August 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 92%.
Cloud Cover in June
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Santa Maria, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is essentially constant, remaining around 2% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 31.
Probability of Precipitation in June
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during June in Santa Maria is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.4 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in June
Over the course of June in Santa Maria, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 14 hours, 22 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 20, with 14 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June
The earliest sunrise of the month in Santa Maria is 5:47 AM on June 12 and the latest sunrise is 4 minutes later at 5:51 AM on June 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:10 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 9 minutes later at 8:19 PM on June 29.
Daylight saving time is observed in Santa Maria during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during June, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:48 AM and sets 14 hours, 31 minutes later, at 8:18 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:05 AM and sets 9 hours, 48 minutes later, at 4:54 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Santa Maria is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 8, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in June
The average hourly wind speed in Santa Maria is gradually decreasing during June, decreasing from 5.1 miles per hour to 4.4 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.3 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in June
Wind Direction in June
Santa Maria is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Santa Maria is gradually increasing during June, rising by 2°F, from 55°F to 57°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in June
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Santa Maria is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 8.4 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during June is 8.6 kWh on June 22.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Santa Maria are 34.953 deg latitude, -120.436 deg longitude, and 220 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Santa Maria is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 75 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 216 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (2,631 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,814 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Santa Maria is covered by artificial surfaces (78%) and cropland (20%), within 10 miles by cropland (39%) and grassland (38%), and within 50 miles by water (38%) and grassland (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Santa Maria year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Santa Maria.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Santa Maria according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Santa Maria is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Santa Maria and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Santa Maria Airport (93%, 6 kilometers, south); San Luis Obispo County Airport (6%, 37 kilometers, northwest); and Meadows Field (0.9%, 137 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .