Don’t forget the sunscreen—Concord sees an average of 260+ days of sunshine every year. Concord’s mild Mediterranean climate is characterized by cool, moist winters and warm to hot dry summers. This consistency makes it easy and inviting to plan a getaway. You can pack layers, and plan to spend your days basking in an average daytime temperature that ranges from the mid-50s to the high-80s, depending on time of year.
Nestled in a valley at the foot of Mount Diablo (elevation 3,849 ft.), its location and diverse topography are responsible for its microclimates. Winter daytime temperatures average in the middle 50s. Summer daytime temperatures average in the high 80s, with heat waves leading to 100 degree days in August and September. Seasonally, Concord sees the least amount of precipitation in the spring and summer. Average annual precipitation is 18 inches, falling on an average of 57 days annually.
A mild climate allows for year-round indoor and outdoor activities whether that’s attending a concert at the Concord Pavilion on a warm, clear and starry night in June or hiking Mount Diablo State Park in February. Dining outdoors at Lima Restaurant in Todos Santos Plaza on a warm July evening or playing pickleball at Willow Pass Park on a crisp April morning and shopping at The Veranda and Sunvalley Shopping Center, well, that’s a year-round activity.
- Average January temperatures are a maximum of 57 degrees F (14.0 degrees Celsius) and a minimum of 41.6 °F (5.3 °C).
- Average July temperatures are a maximum of 87.8 °F (31.0 °C) and a minimum of 58.2 °F (14.6 °C).
- There are an average of 45 days with highs of 90 °F (32.2 °C) or higher and 3.8 days with lows of 32 °F (0.0 °C) or lower.