Eugene, Oregon 

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Climate in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Eugene averages 3 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 Eugene. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Eugene gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 151 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 34
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Eugene, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Eugene, OregonUnited States
  47.0 in.38.1 in.
  3.0 in.27.8 in.
  151.2 days106.2 days
  155 days205 days
  81.5°85.8°
  34.1°21.7°
  7.47
  3.14.3
  430 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 Eugene with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Oregon. In Eugene, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Eugene are September, July and August.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Eugene with an average of 33.9°. This is warmer than most places in Oregon.


In Eugene, there are 13.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Oregon.


In Eugene, there are 46.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Oregon.


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


December is the wettest month in Eugene with 7.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 42% of yearly precipitation and 6% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.0 inches in Eugene means that it is wetter than most places in Oregon.


December is the rainiest month in Eugene with 18.9 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 3.2 rainy days. There are 151.2 rainy days annually in Eugene, which is rainier than most places in Oregon. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 10% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 3.0 inches in Eugene means that it is about average compared to other places in Oregon. February is the snowiest month in Eugene with 1.4 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Eugene    67 Reviews
    Not a very nice place to live ... too much crime - 6/30/2019
    My daughter lived here 4 years and attended school at UofO. In that time her car window was broken 2 times even with nothing in vehicle and one time it was parked in... Read More

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    A Special Place to live 2.5 years in... - 7/6/2018
    I have lived in 5 states and many towns and cities and Eugene is my favorite by far. Yes it is very progressive, but not to the point where you probably would be... Read More

    Not for everyone - 11/15/2017
    Eugene is a unique place, and it will not suit everyone well. There is a strong influence left over from the 60's here, much of it is positive, such as an open minded... Read More


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