Average Weather in January in Camp Pendleton South California, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 65°F, rarely falling below 58°F or exceeding 75°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 44°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on August 25, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Camp Pendleton South typically range from 64°F to 77°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 44°F to 65°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in January
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on January. 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 January
The month of January in Camp Pendleton South experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 37% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 21, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 64% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 43%, while on September 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Camp Pendleton South, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 16% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on June 26.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Camp Pendleton South is essentially constant, remaining about 2.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 6.6 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Camp Pendleton South, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 35 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 9 seconds, and weekly increase of 8 minutes, 3 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 10 hours, 0 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 35 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Camp Pendleton South is 6:53 AM on January 8 and the earliest sunrise is 8 minutes earlier at 6:45 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:53 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 27 minutes later at 5:20 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Camp Pendleton South during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during January, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:40 AM and sets 14 hours, 21 minutes later, at 8:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:49 AM and sets 9 hours, 57 minutes later, at 4:46 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Camp Pendleton South is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 18% 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 January
The average hourly wind speed in Camp Pendleton South is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.1 miles per hour, while on August 15, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.2 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during January is 6.7 miles per hour on January 23.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
Camp Pendleton South 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 Camp Pendleton South is essentially constant during January, remaining around 59°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in January
Temperatures in Camp Pendleton South are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Camp Pendleton South are gradually increasing during January, increasing by 172°F, from 0°F to 172°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Camp Pendleton South is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 3.1 kWh to 3.8 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Camp Pendleton South are 33.228 deg latitude, -117.379 deg longitude, and 59 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Camp Pendleton South contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 348 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 105 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,299 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,811 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Camp Pendleton South is covered by artificial surfaces (47%), cropland (21%), and grassland (16%), within 10 miles by water (38%) and artificial surfaces (26%), and within 50 miles by water (42%) and shrubs (34%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Camp Pendleton South 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 Camp Pendleton South.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Camp Pendleton South 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 Camp Pendleton South is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Camp Pendleton South and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Oceanside Municipal Airport (70%, 3.0 kilometers, east); Oceanside, Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station (16%, 8 kilometers, north); and Oceanside Harbor (13%, 10 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .