Hermiston, Oregon 

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Climate in Hermiston, Oregon

Hermiston, Oregon gets 10 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hermiston averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 189 sunny days per year in Hermiston. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hermiston gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 78 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 10 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hermiston is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Oregon.

7.5 / 10
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Hermiston, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hermiston, OregonUnited States
  10.1 in.38.1 in.
  1.9 in.27.8 in.
  78.2 days106.2 days
  189 days205 days
  89.3°85.8°
  27.5°21.7°
  7.57
  3.24.3
  459 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.


July is the hottest month for Hermiston with an average high temperature of 89.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Oregon. In Hermiston, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hermiston are September, June and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hermiston with an average of 26.6°. This is colder than most places in Oregon.


In Hermiston, there are 36.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Oregon.


In Hermiston, there are 108.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Oregon.


In Hermiston, there are 1.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Oregon.


December is the wettest month in Hermiston with 1.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 36% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 10.1 inches in Hermiston means that it is one of the driest places in Oregon.


January is the rainiest month in Hermiston with 10.7 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 2.1 rainy days. There are 78.2 rainy days annually in Hermiston, which is one of the least rainy places in Oregon. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 12% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.9 inches in Hermiston means that it is less snowy than most places in Oregon. December is the snowiest month in Hermiston with 0.6 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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