Weather forecast accuracy details for Santa Barbara, California

These are the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation (both rain and snow), and text forecast precipitation (both rain and snow). Temperature accuracy is the percentage of forecasts within three degrees. Precipitation accuracy is the percentage of correct forecasts. The forecasts are collected in the evening.

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Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Month (December)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
The Weather Channel   86.02% 58.06% 94.62% 94.62% 83.33%
Weather Underground   86.02% 58.06% 92.47% 92.47% 82.26%
NWS Digital Forecast   85.56% 55.56% 91.11% 91.11% 80.83%
Foreca/Vaisala   74.19% 53.76% 91.40% 91.40% 77.69%
AccuWeather   87.10% 51.61% 80.65% 82.80% 75.54%
Weatherbit   70.45% 28.09% 96.59% 96.59% 72.93%
AerisWeather   75.27% 37.63% 89.25% 89.25% 72.85%
Weather News   80.65% 34.41% 87.10% 87.10% 72.31%
OpenWeather   83.87% 22.58% 91.40% 91.40% 72.31%
Wetter   61.29% 26.88% 89.25% 89.25% 66.67%
World Weather Online   64.52% 17.20% 91.40% 91.40% 66.13%
Dark Sky   47.31% 29.03% 90.32% 90.32% 64.25%
Persistence   68.06% 33.78% 72.22% 72.22% 61.57%

Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year (2022)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
Foreca/Vaisala   67.03% 74.43% 95.62% 95.62% 83.17%
AccuWeather   71.67% 71.85% 92.44% 93.80% 82.44%
The Weather Channel   69.22% 63.38% 97.08% 97.08% 81.69%
Weather Underground   69.59% 63.47% 96.26% 96.26% 81.39%
NWS Digital Forecast   61.70% 66.92% 94.32% 94.32% 79.31%
AerisWeather   57.72% 61.28% 95.16% 95.16% 77.33%
Weather News   65.99% 48.99% 95.69% 95.69% 76.59%
Persistence   53.86% 50.60% 89.42% 89.42% 70.82%
Weatherbit   52.67% 26.49% 96.32% 96.32% 67.95%
Dark Sky   32.54% 40.22% 96.34% 96.34% 66.36%
Wetter   52.69% 11.51% 95.62% 95.62% 63.86%
World Weather Online   30.95% 36.54% 93.77% 93.77% 63.76%
OpenWeather   43.20% 17.17% 94.89% 94.89% 62.53%

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