Bakersfield, CA Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Bakersfield, CA shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Bakersfield, CA.


The warmest month in Meadows Field, Bakersfield, California is July with an average high temperature of 98.8°F. The hottest day on record was June 29 1976 when the temperature hit 113.9°F. During December the overnight temperature drops to an average of 38.0°F with the lowest temperature of 19.0°F being recorded on December 25 1990.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

29 Jun 1976113.9°F
2 Aug 1979111.9°F
27 Jul 1980111.9°F
10 Aug 1981111.9°F
26 Jul 2006111.9°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 1988102.7°F
July 2006102.6°F
July 1981102.6°F
August 2012102.1°F
July 2005101.8°F

The coldest days on record are:

25 Dec 199019°F
23 Dec 199819.9°F
27 Dec 198721°F
10 Jan 199923°F
15 Jan 200723°F

The coldest months on average were:

December 199030.1°F
December 198930.6°F
January 198931.9°F
December 199832.2°F
December 201132.3°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Bakersfield, CA is March with an average of 1.8 inches of rain falling on 7 to 7 days.Although in January it typically rains on more days with 1.4 inches falling in 7 to 8 days. The driest month in Bakersfield, CA is July with an average of 0.0 inches of rain falling on 0 to 1 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

22 January 19732 inches
25 January 19991.6 inches
5 January 19920.8 inches
23 January 19830.7 inches
2 January 20060.7 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

March 197315.9 inches
January 197311.4 inches
February 19736.1 inches
December 20105.8 inches
February 19985.4 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

August 19730 inches
September 19730 inches
July 19730 inches
July 19740 inches
August 19740 inches
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