Albany, Oregon 

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Climate in Albany, Oregon

Albany, Oregon gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Albany averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 155 sunny days per year in Albany. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Albany gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 153 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Albany is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Oregon.

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Summer   /   Winter
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Albany, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Albany, OregonUnited States
  44.1 in.38.1 in.
  4.2 in.27.8 in.
  153.3 days106.2 days
  155 days205 days
  82.6°85.8°
  34.3°21.7°
  7.47
  34.3
  213 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 Albany with an average high temperature of 83.2°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Oregon. In Albany, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Albany are September, June and July.


In Albany, there are 16.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Oregon.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Albany with an average of 34.3°. This is warmer than most places in Oregon.


In Albany, there are 43.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Oregon.


In Albany, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Oregon.


Humidity in Albany is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.


December is the wettest month in Albany with 7.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 43% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.1 inches in Albany means that it is wetter than most places in Oregon.


January is the rainiest month in Albany with 19.3 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 3.1 rainy days. There are 153.3 rainy days annually in Albany, which is rainier than most places in Oregon. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 36% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 10% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 4.2 inches in Albany means that it is about average compared to other places in Oregon. February is the snowiest month in Albany with 2.0 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Albany    24 Reviews
    Cost of living well worth it - 4/20/2022
    I've been living in Albany about 4.5 years. Moved up from Southern California to escape high home prices and the cost of living and clogged freeways. Now it's not sunny... Read More

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    Silence is Golden - 8/12/2021
    Ten months and ongoing in Albany, from the SF Bay Area. Much less crime here, much quieter here, more courteous and sane drivers here by far. We have been able to... Read More

    Overcrowded - 11/2/2020
    This place is literally bulging at the seams. Traffic is intense. Property taxes are very high. Basic city water is $100.00/mo minimum. Bond initiatives always pass so... Read More


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