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Portland, Oregon, gets 42 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 3 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 154.

On average, there are 144 sunny days per year in Portland, Oregon. The July high is around 79 degrees. The January low is 37. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 63 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATEPortland, OregonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  42.436.5
  Snowfall (in.)  3.325
  Precipitation Days  154100
  Sunny Days  144205
  Avg. July High  7986.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  36.620.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6344
  UV Index  34.3
  Elevation ft.  2291,443
re: Great Place to Live - 9/29/2011
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