We know the question on your mind, Sacramento — when’s it going to cool down? Thanks to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center, we know what temperatures and precipitation trends to expect in our city for September, October, and November. While exact weather conditions typically can’t be predicted more than a week in advance, here’s a seasonal outlook to help you prepare for what fall will bring.
Reminder: The first day of fall is Saturday, September 23.
Think warm. This fall, Sacramento has a 33-40% chance of temperatures being higher than normal.
Expect about average precipitation. Our city is predicted to experience ordinary rainfall amounts for the season.
Slip into September
September is the least humid month on average for Sacramento, with relative humidity around 45%. Temperatures average a high of 89° and low of 59° — making the days perfect for outdoor adventures + the nights a great time to crack open a window.
Obsess over October
Temperatures take a big dip in October, with the average high at 76°. Residents can expect the 3.4 days of rainfall to result in a 5% increase in average humidity compared to September.
Navigate through November
Bundle up as temps continue to plummet, with highs settling at 63° on average — and lows sitting at a nippy 46°. November marks the beginning of less sunshine as well (6.3 hours per day on average), as clocks should be set back on Sunday, Nov. 5, for Daylight Saving Time.