Astoria, Oregon 

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Climate in Astoria, Oregon

Astoria, Oregon gets 86 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Astoria averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 127 sunny days per year in Astoria. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Astoria gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 190 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 67 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 38
Rain: averages 86 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Astoria is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Oregon.

6.9 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Astoria, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Astoria, OregonUnited States
  85.9 in.38.1 in.
  1.3 in.27.8 in.
  190.4 days106.2 days
  127 days205 days
  23 ft.2443 ft.


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 Astoria with an average high temperature of 68.2°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Oregon. In Astoria, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Astoria are August, September and July.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Astoria with an average of 37.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Oregon.

In Astoria, there are 0.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Oregon.

In Astoria, there are 25.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Oregon.

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

November is the wettest month in Astoria with 14.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 41% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 85.9 inches in Astoria means that it is one of the wettest places in Oregon.

January is the rainiest month in Astoria with 21.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 190.4 rainy days annually in Astoria, which is one of the rainiest places in Oregon. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 1.3 inches in Astoria means that it is less snowy than most places in Oregon. February is the snowiest month in Astoria with 0.5 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Astoria    6 Reviews
    Astoria, OR #1 - 9/25/2020
    I have lived in Astoria, OR for over 5 years and have also visited this town for my entire 60 years. There is no better place in the US to live. My house has the best... Read More

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    A very nice town - 10/28/2011
    I went there to visit during June of 2011. I can tell you that Astoria is a very nice town. Its very green with tall trees on hills and grass very green compare to where... Read More

    Numbers Skewed by Vacation Homes - 1/31/2010
    When looking at Cost of Living figures the high number attributed to the Astoria area includes several neighboring cities, Seaside, Cannon Beach, etc. These communities... Read More

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