Sunset Climate Zone Region

Central California

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Coldest mountain and intermountain areas of the contiguous states and Southwestern British Columbia
Cold mountain and intermountain areas
Mild areas of mountain and intermountain climates
Cold-air basins of California
Thermal belts of California
Medium to high desert of California and southern Nevada
Northern California’s inland areas with some ocean influence
Chilly winters along the Coast Range
Central and Northern California Coast thermal belts
Marine effects in Southern Oregon, Northern and Central California
Above and below the thermal belts in Southern California
Thermal belts around Southern California's interior valleys
Cool winters in Southern California
Thermal belts in Southern California
Cold-winter portions of Southern California
Thermal belts of Southern California
Marine influence along the Southern California coast

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