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Salem, Oregon, gets 49 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 9 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 140.

On average, there are 154 sunny days per year in Salem, Oregon. The July high is around 82 degrees. The January low is 33. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 65 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATESalem, OregonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  48.636.5
  Snowfall (in.)  8.825
  Precipitation Days  140100
  Sunny Days  154205
  Avg. July High  8286.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  32.620.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6544
  UV Index  2.94.3
  Elevation ft.  2041,443


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Salem has very consistent weather throughout the year. Quite a bit of fog in the winter, and some rain, and little if any snow. ... (read more)
Salem's climate is sunny half the year and cloudy/rainy the other half. It has a definite four seasons, which is nice, but if you don't like the rain and clouds (which... (read more)
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