Costa Mesa

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Costa Mesa is a city in Orange County, California. This place became a city in 1953. It was a farming community of 16,840. It has become a suburban and edge city with an economy based on retail, commerce, and light manufacturing. The population was 109,960 at the 2010 United States Census.

Climate[change | change source]

Costa Mesa has a semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) with warm temperatures year round. Rain falls mostly in the winter. There is almost no rain during the summer. Morning low clouds and fog are common because it is by the coast.

The highest recorded temperature since 1989 in Costa Mesa was 45°C (113°F) in June 2016 and the lowest was -1°C (30°F) in December 1990 and January 2007.[1]

Climate data for Costa Mesa, California
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 91
(33)
91
(33)
93
(34)
104
(40)
102
(39)
113
(45)
109
(43)
104
(40)
109
(43)
102
(39)
97
(36)
86
(30)
113
(45)
Average high °F (°C) 70
(21)
70
(21)
72
(22)
74
(23)
76
(24)
78
(26)
83
(28)
85
(29)
84
(29)
80
(27)
74
(23)
69
(21)
76
(25)
Average low °F (°C) 47
(8)
48
(9)
50
(10)
53
(12)
57
(14)
60
(16)
63
(17)
64
(18)
62
(17)
58
(14)
51
(11)
47
(8)
55
(13)
Record low °F (°C) 30
(−1)
32
(0)
39
(4)
41
(5)
48
(9)
52
(11)
57
(14)
59
(15)
50
(10)
46
(8)
37
(3)
30
(−1)
30
(−1)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.07
(53)
2.68
(68)
1.67
(42)
0.72
(18)
0.13
(3.3)
0.07
(1.8)
0.02
(0.51)
0.02
(0.51)
0.17
(4.3)
0.38
(9.7)
0.96
(24)
1.82
(46)
10.71
(272)
Source #1: Weather Channel[2]
Source #2: MSN[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Records and Averages". www.msn.com.
  2. Weather Channel. Retrieved 2013-10-21.

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