Hot Weather

Extreme heat days or weeks are a recurring event in the San Joaquin Valley. During higher temperatures, a hot weather advisory may be declared by San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services (OES). See External Links below for a link to San Joaquin OES. 

Remember, certain people are more vulnerable to hot weather including the elderly, very young, economically disadvantaged, and those with medical conditions such as heart and lung disease.

Check in on anyone who might need extra care during times of extreme heat.


Precautions During Heat Emergency

  • Drink plenty of fluids.

  • Find air conditioning.

  • Avoid strenuous activities.

  • Wear light clothing.

  • Check on family members and neighbors.

  • Be sure pets have plenty of water.

  • Never leave people or pets in a closed car.

  • Watch for heat illness – heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke.
    • If you are experiencing a medical emergency such as a heart attack, stroke, difficulty breathing, or altered mental status, do not delay seeking care and contact 9-1-1.


 Beat The Heat Tips for Stockton Residents

Beat the Heat – Places to Stay Cool

Community pools are another beat-the-heat option.

Watch this extreme heat video for tips on how to stay cool during these hot summer days.


Contact Us

If you have questions about the City of Stockton Office of Emergency Services, contact:


In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1.


External Links

American Red Cross

California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)


San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services (OES)

San Joaquin County Public Health


This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 7/6/2021