Brookings, OR 

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Climate in Brookings, OR

Brookings, OR has a mild climate year-round with cool ocean breezes that keep temperatures moderate. Summers are usually warm and sunny while winters are wetter and cooler, with occasional rain showers and snowfall in the higher elevation areas around Brookings. Average summer highs range between 65°F and 75°F (18 - 24°C), while winter lows can drop as low as 40°F (4°C). The region is well known for its lush evergreen forests and beautiful coastline, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, and beach-going during the warmer months.

Brookings, Oregon gets 84 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 191 sunny days per year in Brookings. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Brookings gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 126 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 68 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 84 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Brookings is 7.5 (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 Brookings, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Brookings, OregonUnited States
  83.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.6 in.27.8 in.
  126.2 days106.2 days
  191 days205 days
  157 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.

July is the hottest month for Brookings with an average high temperature of 67.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Oregon. In Brookings, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Brookings are July, August and September.

In Brookings, there are 1.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Oregon.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Brookings with an average of 40.2°. This is one of the warmest places in Oregon.

In Brookings, there are 7.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Oregon.

In Brookings, 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 Brookings 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 September.

December is the wettest month in Brookings with 15.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 47% of yearly precipitation and 4% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 83.5 inches in Brookings means that it is one of the wettest places in Oregon.

December is the rainiest month in Brookings with 16.9 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 2.4 rainy days. There are 126.2 rainy days annually in Brookings, which is about average compared to other places in Oregon. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 8% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 0.6 inches in Brookings means that it is one of the least snowy places in Oregon. February is the snowiest month in Brookings with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Brookings    29 Reviews
    Brookings Or. - 6/27/2022
    Brookings Oregon is one of the most beautiful places in the world and has perfect weather. I searched for a retirement home, on the beach, for nearly ten years before... Read More

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    Its not the Place to be. - 8/16/2021
    Brookings is an interesting place, very nice scenery, and excellent weather. The "locals" who inhabit this place are some of the most ignorant biased people you will... Read More

    Great Retirement Location! - 5/3/2021
    Retired and moved here with my husband in 2020. Best decision we ever made. Amazing weather...even the rainy days are punctuated by crisp, sunny days in the winter. Not... Read More

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