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The University of California - Santa Cruz

Comments about the weather
... The ever-present cloud of pot smoke that permeates the town ...Read full comment
... There is genuine feeling of community in many of the residential colleges, and to this day I still think "FIRST RAIN ...Read full comment
... You will get suckered-in when UC Santa Cruz has their orientation, but a dark cloud will fall as soon as you become a student in the major ...Read full comment
... One of the traditions of UCSC is "First Rain" in which nearly the entire student body gets naked to dance in the first rain of the school yea...Read full comment
... It is absolutely dead during the cold months, but when it's warm this town becomes totally alive (and awesome) ...Read full comment
... I surf and snowboard alot, and I was challenged with the upper division coursework ...Read full comment
Avg Number of daylight hours
12.2
Avg non-cloudy-ish sunlight hours
5.6
Avg % of day spent cloudy
54.0%
Avg % of day spent precipitating
3.9%
Windchill Minimum
22.1F
Minimum Temperature
28.4F
Average Temperature
56.3F
Maximum Temperature
100.4F

Temperatures, Precipitation, and Sunshine on campus

Check below to read averages, minimums, and about daylight on the UCSC/UC-Santa Cruz campus.

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During the School Year

*all schools based on a 250 day school year
Daylight
Avg Number of daylight hours12.2 hrs
Avg % of day spent cloudy54.0%
Avg non-cloudy-ish sunlight hours
(subtracting away average cloudiness)
5.6 hrs
Precipitation
Avg % of day spent precipitating3.9%
Temperatures
Average Temperature56.3F
Maximum Temperature100.4F
Minimum Temperature28.4F
Windchill Minimum22.1F
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