Coeur d Alene, ID Climate


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Coeur d'Alene, ID has a mild climate, with cool summers and mild winters. On average, temperatures rarely drop below freezing in the winter months and can reach the mid-90s during the summer months. Precipitation is generally spread evenly throughout the year, with an average of 32 inches per year. Snowfall typically begins in October and ends in April, with an average of 66 inches per season. The city also experiences low humidity levels throughout the year, making it a great place to live for those who enjoy warm summers and cool winters.

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho gets 27 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Coeur d'Alene averages 42 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 174 sunny days per year in Coeur d'Alene. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Coeur d'Alene gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 27 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Coeur d'Alene is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Idaho.

9.2 Summer - 4.2 Winter
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Coeur d'Alene, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateCoeur d'Alene, IdahoUnited States
  26.6 in.38.1 in.
  42.4 in.27.8 in.
  122.1 days106.2 days
  174 days205 days
  81.7°85.8°
  24.5°21.7°
  6.77
  3.24.3
  2188 ft.2443 ft.
Climate
YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

August is the hottest month for Coeur d'Alene with an average high temperature of 82.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Idaho. In Coeur d'Alene, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Coeur d'Alene are July, August and June.
In Coeur d'Alene, there are 13.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Idaho.
December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Coeur d'Alene with an average of 23.8°. This is one of the warmest places in Idaho.
In Coeur d'Alene, there are 129.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Idaho.
In Coeur d'Alene, there are 1.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Idaho.
Humidity is low in Coeur d'Alene, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.
November is the wettest month in Coeur d'Alene with 3.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 34% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 26.6 inches in Coeur d'Alene means that it is wetter than most places in Idaho.
November is the rainiest month in Coeur d'Alene with 15.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.4 rainy days. There are 122.1 rainy days annually in Coeur d'Alene, which is rainier than most places in Idaho. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 42.4 inches in Coeur d'Alene means that it is about average compared to other places in Idaho. December is the snowiest month in Coeur d'Alene with 15.8 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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I’ve lived here for about 3 years and this is my honest review. It is an extremely beautiful place to live, small but still lots of things to do. It is getting very  More

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I’ve lived here my entire life and travelled the majority of the country and I have to say - I just don’t understand why anyone is moving here. The prices have  More

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I've lived here for around 6 years and it is the most beautiful place I have ever been. If you're into hiking then Tubbs Hill is the best place for that! Also, masks,  More

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