Chico is located at 39°44′24″N 121°50′8″W/ 39.74°N 121.83556°W / 39.74; -121.83556
Chico sits on the Sacramento Valley floor close to the foothills of the Cascade range and the Sierra Nevada range with Little Chico Creek being the demarcation line between the Cascade range and the Sierra Nevada range. The city terrain is one the whole very flat with increasingly hilly terrain beginning at the eastern city limits.


Chico typically has a Mediterranean climate. Temperatures often rise well above the 100 degree mark in the summer. Winter are mild and wet, with most rainfall coming in January. Average rainfall is 26 inches. Posted by FelipeC