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In Focus: Palm Springs’ Weather

Posted by Geoffrey Moore on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 2:26pm.

Palm Springs SunsetIf you're thinking about the typical weather in Palm Springs, sunshine comes to mind – along with lucid blue skies, little humidity, balmy temperatures and seldom rains.

The weather is as beautiful as the city itself. The same weather adorns Palm Desert, La Quinta and other cities in California.

To learn more about its amazing weather, keep reading below:

The Monthly Average Temperature

In Palm Springs, more than 90% of the days are sunny, lighting up the streets, markets and homes with sunshine. That being said, rain is a rare occurrence in Palm Springs.

Precipitation and rainfall are uncommon instances in Palm Springs and Palm Desert, California. During 2014, the overall rainfall was around 1.7 inches for 12 months. You read that right: there was lower than 2 inches of rain witnessed by Palm Springs from January-December 2014.

In 2013, the overall rainfall in the greater Palm Springs was measured to be near to 1½ inches – even lower!

Last year in 2015, the rain in Palm Springs from January till December was just about 2.30 inches. And here's a striker: There was absolutely "0" rainfall measured in the city during

  • February,
  • April,
  • May,
  • June,
  • October

Sunshine All the Time

Palm Springs Sunny SkiesOne of the many things you can expect to be consistent in this beautiful city is the sunshine.

Moreover, the quality of air is generally good in the area. That's because the mountains serves as a blockade, averting pollution from Los Angeles Basin from gaining access to Palm Springs. For those who don't know, Palm Springs is situated over 100 miles eastern Los Angeles.


During winters, the climate in Palm Springs, CA Desert resorts area is consistently sunny. Again, the city takes pride in being one of the hottest and most gorgeous climates in the US.

During the chilly months of December and January, the median everyday high temperatures vary in the range of medium to low 70s and high 60s.

In February and March, they rise to medium-to-high 70s and 80s. Similarly, during winters, rainfall takes place at very rare occasions because of the desert-like weather and constant sunshine.

If you wish to enjoy the best time of your life in Palm Springs, buying a vacation or retirement house in this fascinating city is a must. Browse through our listings to search for homes for sale in Palm Springs, California. You can also email me at, geoff@geoffreymoore.com for more information.

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