About This Station

The website for Yuba City Weather is powered by a Davis Vantage Pro 2 weather station. The data is collected every 2.5 seconds and uploaded to the site every 20 seconds. This site and its data are collected using Weather Display Software. The station is comprised of an anemometer (mounted 15 ft. in the air). The rain gauge, thermo-hydro sensor, are an integrated unit and are situated in optimal positions for the highest accuracy possible. The station sits at an altitude of 62 ft. above sea level. As with most personal weather stations, siting is a matter of compromises.

Weather Station Instrument Rack

Yuba City, CA

Yuba City area is located 40 miles north of Sacramento and situated in the Sacramento Valley. The population was 64,345 at the 2010 census, according to the 2010 census. It is home to the Sutter Buttes, the smallest mountain range in the world. The Feather River borders the city to the east and the area is sometimes referred to as the "Feather River Valley", which divides the city from its neighbor Marysville. At 62 ft. elevation Yuba City receives about 25 inches of rain per year. Yuba City has a hot-summer mediterranean climate which consists of cool, wet winters and hot, dry summers. On average, January is the coolest and wettest month, and July is the hottest and driest.

During the wet season from mid-October to mid-April, Yuba City sees frequent rain and is usually under the tule fog. Snow is rare in the valley, but cold waves from the north may bring some light snow and ice. Spring is wet in the beginning but becomes drier and warmer as summer months approach. May has some rain, but usually from thunderstorms, not winter storms. Rain is rare from June to September. The Delta Breeze, which comes from the Bay Area on summer nights, helps cool temperatures and adds humidity. At times the Delta Breeze is strong enough to bring coastal fog inland to the Sacramento Valley. Autumn starts out warm but becomes cooler, wetter, and foggier as the season progresses.

Yuba City, CA Oroville Dam

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