-Ojai, CA

Ojai is 80 miles northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County.

On October 5, we received our first rain for the 2011-2012 school year—1 inch.

Rainfall Oct 2010-August 2011

Most of rainfall last year was in December (10.36 inches) and March (8.47 inches)

Ojai – APCD RAWS
OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP SEASON TOTAL SEASON %
Normal 0.48 2.53 2.93 4.22 5.02 3.79 1.51 0.25 0.04 0.03 0.07 0.45 21.32
Current WY 2.38 1.95 10.36 0.55 4.17 8.47 0.18 0.97 0.24 0.00 0.00 —- 29.27 137.3%
2009-2010 4.58 0.00 4.20 8.11 4.06 0.37 2.60 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 24.08 112.9%

Normal Climate

Normal Temperatures

(OJAI Weather station, 0.69 miles from Ojai)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Max °F 68.1 69.2 70.2 75.0 77.5 83.5 88.9 90.1 87.2 81.9 74.3 69.3 77.9
Mean °F 52.5 54.4 56.0 59.5 63.0 68.0 72.3 73.0 70.4 64.6 57.1 52.6 62.0
Min °F 36.9 39.6 41.7 44.0 48.4 52.4 55.7 55.9 53.6 47.3 39.9 35.8 45.9

Normal Precipitation

(OJAI Weather station, 0.69 miles from Ojai)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Inch 4.81 5.68 4.36 1.04 0.48 0.08 0.03 0.08 0.41 0.57 1.46 2.79 21.79
Ojai, CA Weather Facts
  • The average warmest month is August.
  • The highest recorded temperature was 112°F in 1960.
  • The average coolest month is December.
  • The lowest recorded temperature was 16°F in 1990.
  • The most precipitation on average occurs in February

Ojai is in a Coastal Chaparral Forest & Shrub Province

Bailey’s Ecoregions of the United States, developed by the United
States Forest Service, is a system created as a management tool
and is used to predict responses to land management practices
throughout large areas. This guide addresses pollinator-friendly land
management practices in what is known as the California Coastal
Chaparral Forest and Shrub Province.

This 10,300 square mile province adjacent to the Pacific Ocean
included coastal plains, low mountains, and interior valleys
with elevations ranging from sea level to 2,400 feet. The climate is
characterized by dry, hot summers and mild, rainy winters. Average
annual temperature ranges from 50° to 65°F. Annual rainfall ranges
from 10 to 50 inches with a marked summer drought.

Download PDF File California Coastal Chaparral
http://www.pollinator.org/PDFs/Calif.Coastal.Chaparral.rx2.pdf

This guide was funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the C.S. Fund, the Plant Conservation Alliance,
the U.S. Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management with oversight by the Pollinator Partnership™
(www.pollinator.org), in support of the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC–www.nappc.org).