Chico , California gets 28 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year. Chico averages 0 inches of snow per year.
In Chico , the summers are hot , dry, and mostly clear and the winters are cold , wet, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 38°F to 96°F and is rarely below 30°F or above 104°F.
Chico is a great town. I have lived here for 27 years and though it has grown a great deal in that time, compared to other cities the traffic is not a problem, nor is crime, and there is still a small-town friendlieness that is hard to find elsewhere.
The Chico CA crime rate for 2018 was 648.12 per 100,000 population, a 45.1% increase from 2017. The Chico CA crime rate for 2017 was 446.68 per 100,000 population, a 38.91% increase from 2016. The Chico CA crime rate for 2016 was 321.55 per 100,000 population, a 8.76% decline from 2015.
Being labeled as a “ party school ” in 1987 by Playboy Magazine gave Chico State a reputation that people have been fighting to get away from. Both of those schools are more well known for their academics than parties , but Chico State is still only associated with drunken students.
When the California city was plotted, he took it upon himself to name the city after the land where he originally built his home. The name chosen was the Spanish phrase Rancho Arroyo Chico meaning “little stream.” Over the years, Chico became a supplier of many agricultural needs for the surrounding areas.
|Distance type||Miles||Nautical miles|
|Straight line distance||513.91 mi||446.58 nautical mi|
|Driving distance||658 mi||571.38 nautical mi|
Chico cost of living is 117.4.
Chico is a charming town. Not too small and not too big, it has all the amenities one might want: museums, nice restaurants, decent schools, many gyms to choose from, and of course, wonderful Mexican food. The kindness of residents and small town feel can’t be beat, if that is your thing.