Kennewick, Washington 

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Climate in Kennewick, Washington

Kennewick, Washington gets 8 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Kennewick averages 4 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 Kennewick. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Kennewick gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 83 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 8 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Kennewick is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Washington.

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

Climate Averages
  Kennewick, WashingtonUnited States
  8.1 in.38.1 in.
  3.5 in.27.8 in.
  82.8 days106.2 days
  191 days205 days
  89.9°85.8°
  28.7°21.7°
  7.57
  3.24.3
  407 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 Kennewick with an average high temperature of 89.9°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Washington. In Kennewick, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Kennewick are September, May and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Kennewick with an average of 27.5°. This is colder than most places in Washington.


In Kennewick, there are 39.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Washington.


In Kennewick, there are 87.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Washington.


In Kennewick, there are 0.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Washington.


December is the wettest month in Kennewick with 1.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 39% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 8.1 inches in Kennewick means that it is one of the driest places in Washington.


January is the rainiest month in Kennewick with 11.5 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 2.3 rainy days. There are 82.8 rainy days annually in Kennewick, which is less rainy than most places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 12% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 3.5 inches in Kennewick means that it is less snowy than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Kennewick with 1.4 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Kennewick    20 Reviews
    Real Potential to Prosper - 6/28/2019
    I visited Kennewick about 2 weeks ago. It was an adventure I won't be forgetting anytime soon. This place seriously has a lot of potential to be worth the time to check... Read More
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    Kennewick is NOT CONSERVATIVE - 6/27/2019
    It does not lean conservative! People are seriously deluted,specifacly outside of kennewick,they belive that it ACTUALLY LEANS REPUBLICAN! THOSE IDIOTS HAVE NOOOO IDEA... Read More

    Nice but limited - 7/27/2018
    Less hectic than larger cities, but growing. Pleasing environment and family friendly. It’s a food desert though and customer service is poor. Too many chains and not... Read More


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