San Benito, California

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San Benito, California
San Benito, California is located in California
San Benito, California
San Benito, California
Coordinates: 36°30′35″N 121°04′55″W / 36.50972°N 121.08194°W / 36.50972; -121.08194Coordinates: 36°30′35″N 121°04′55″W / 36.50972°N 121.08194°W / 36.50972; -121.08194
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountySan Benito
Elevation
1,345 ft (410 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)831
GNIS feature ID1659575[1]

San Benito is an unincorporated community in San Benito County, California, United States. San Benito is 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Paicines. The community had a post office from 1869 to 1968.[2]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, San Benito has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: San Benito, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (2000). Durham's Place Names of California's Central Coast. Quill Driver Books. p. 991. ISBN 1-884995-29-2.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for San Benito, California