El Cerrito, California

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El Cerrito is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States and it also lies in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was founded by refugees after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. El Cerrito was incorporated on August 23, 1917.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

El Cerrito has a cool Mediterranean climate. This means that El Cerrito has generally mild weather, with warm summers and cool winters. It rains an average of 23 inches. It snowed in El Cerrito in 1976, and snow is sometimes on the forecast as well.[2]

Climate data for El Cerrito
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 76
(24.4)
88
(31.1)
85
(29.4)
94
(34.4)
100
(37.8)
106
(41.1)
98
(36.7)
103
(39.4)
107
(41.7)
100
(37.8)
89
(31.7)
83
(28.3)
107
(41.7)
Average high °F (°C) 58
(14.4)
61
(16.1)
64
(17.8)
67
(19.4)
69
(20.6)
72
(22.2)
71
(21.7)
72
(22.2)
74
(23.3)
72
(22.2)
64
(17.8)
58
(14.4)
66.8
(19.35)
Daily mean °F (°C) 51
(10.6)
54
(12.2)
56
(13.3)
58
(14.4)
61
(16.1)
64
(17.8)
64
(17.8)
64
(17.8)
65
(18.3)
63
(17.2)
56
(13.3)
51
(10.6)
58.9
(14.94)
Average low °F (°C) 43
(6.1)
46
(7.8)
48
(8.9)
49
(9.4)
52
(11.1)
55
(12.8)
56
(13.3)
56
(13.3)
56
(13.3)
54
(12.2)
48
(8.9)
44
(6.7)
50.6
(10.32)
Record low °F (°C) 27
(-2.8)
28
(-2.2)
33
(0.6)
31
(-0.6)
38
(3.3)
43
(6.1)
44
(6.7)
44
(6.7)
46
(7.8)
41
(5)
34
(1.1)
24
(-4.4)
24
(-4.4)
Precipitation inches (mm) 4.91
(124.7)
4.41
(112)
3.52
(89.4)
1.35
(34.3)
0.54
(13.7)
0.17
(4.3)
0.07
(1.8)
0.09
(2.3)
0.27
(6.9)
1.25
(31.8)
3.47
(88.1)
3.30
(83.8)
23.35
(593.1)
Source #1: [3]
Source #2: [4]

Demographics[change | change source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1920 1,505
1930 3,870 157.1%
1940 6,137 58.6%
1950 18,011 193.5%
1960 25,437 41.2%
1970 25,190 −1.0%
1980 22,731 −9.8%
1990 22,869 0.6%
2000 23,171 1.3%
2010 23,549 1.6%
Est. 2014 24,599 [5] 6.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010[change | change source]

The 2010 United States Census[7] said that El Cerrito had a population of 23,549. The racial makeup was:

2000[change | change source]

The 2000 United States Census[8] said that El Cerrito had a population of 23,171. The racial makeup was:

References[change | change source]

  1. "California Cities by Incorporation Date" (Word). California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  2. "Snow in El Cerrito?". patch.com. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  3. "Monthly Average/Record Temperatures". weather.com. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  4. "Historic Average". intellicast.com. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  5. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - El Cerrito city". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  8. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.