Maupin, OR Climate


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Maupin, OR is located in the high desert of Central Oregon and has a semi-arid climate with warm summers and cold winters. Temperatures in the summer months range from 85°F to 95°F during the day and cool off to around 50°F at night. In winter months, temperatures generally stay between 25°F and 40°F during the day and can drop to below 0°F at night. The region also receives low precipitation throughout the year that comes mainly in the form of snowfall in winter months.

Maupin, Oregon gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Maupin averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 177 sunny days per year in Maupin. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Maupin gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 86 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Maupin is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Oregon.

9.2 Summer - 5.2 Winter
July, September and August are the most pleasant months in Maupin, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateMaupin, OregonUnited States
  13.4 in.38.1 in.
  13.9 in.27.8 in.
  85.5 days106.2 days
  177 days205 days
  84.5°85.8°
  26.2°21.7°
  7.37
  2.84.3
  1063 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 Maupin with an average high temperature of 84.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Oregon. In Maupin, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Maupin are September, June and July.
In Maupin, there are 22.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Oregon.
December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Maupin with an average of 24.2°. This is colder than most places in Oregon.
In Maupin, there are 125.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Oregon.
In Maupin, there are 1.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Oregon.
Humidity is low in Maupin, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.
December is the wettest month in Maupin with 1.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 33% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.4 inches in Maupin means that it is drier than most places in Oregon.
November is the rainiest month in Maupin with 10.5 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 2.6 rainy days. There are 85.5 rainy days annually in Maupin, which is less rainy than most places in Oregon. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 13% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 13.9 inches in Maupin means that it is snowier than most places in Oregon. December is the snowiest month in Maupin with 4.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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