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Moscow, Idaho, gets 24 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 50 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 117.

On average, there are 169 sunny days per year in Moscow, Idaho. The July high is around 83 degrees. The January low is 23. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 77 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATEMoscow, IdahoUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  23.636.5
  Snowfall (in.)  49.525
  Precipitation Days  117100
  Sunny Days  169205
  Avg. July High  8386.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  22.520.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7744
  UV Index  34.3
  Elevation ft.  2,6051,443
Tom Thank you for your detailed comments on Moscow, ID, esp. the climate. We are in the process of selling our home in preparation to move to Moscow (sight unseen).... (read more)
Update on A Newcomer's Perspective
After initially expressing some trepidation concerning winters in Moscow, I've now lived here through two of them, and I have to say that my fears were unwarranted. I... (read more)
This is a beautiful place with a relatively mild climate. The winters can get a little gray, but there are a few days interspersed with the clouds to make it... (read more)
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Heart of the Arts? Try Heart of the MOLD.
For a small town, Moscow (say Mos-coh, not Mos-KOW) isn't really that bad. It is ridiculously expensive to live here, but there are a lot of natural recreation options,... (read more)
Not enough for kids to do & expensive to live here
Housing is very expensive compared to other areas of Idaho. Expect to pay upwards of $225,000 for a decent 3 bedroom home, and more if you want a good-sized yard... (read more)
A great place to live for college students and fam
This small college town offers a unique sense of community, a variety of year-round cultural activities, and easy access to plenty of recreational activities throughout... (read more)
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