Leavenworth, Washington 

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Climate in Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth, Washington gets 29 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Leavenworth averages 96 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in Leavenworth. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Leavenworth gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 100 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 29 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 96 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Leavenworth is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Washington.

6.5 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Leavenworth, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Leavenworth, WashingtonUnited States
  29.3 in.38.1 in.
  95.6 in.27.8 in.
  100.1 days106.2 days
  202 days205 days
  81.3°85.8°
  21.8°21.7°
  6.57
  2.64.3
  1171 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 Leavenworth with an average high temperature of 81.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Washington. In Leavenworth, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Leavenworth are July, August and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Leavenworth with an average of 21.1°. This is one of the coldest places in Washington.


In Leavenworth, there are 16.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Washington.


In Leavenworth, there are 166.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Washington.


In Leavenworth, there are 2.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Washington.


January is the wettest month in Leavenworth with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 47% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 29.3 inches in Leavenworth means that it is drier than most places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Leavenworth with 14.1 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 2.9 rainy days. There are 100.1 rainy days annually in Leavenworth, 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 95.6 inches in Leavenworth means that it is one of the snowiest places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Leavenworth with 33.8 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Leavenworth    2 Reviews
    If you like wildlife, well worth the trip! - 11/14/2018
    Had heard a lot abot this town and recently spent a 4-night vacation (stayed at the local KOA) here - what a place! Many wonderful shops and restaurants, beatiful... Read More

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    Considering Leavenworth - 9/5/2013
    Just returned from a multi-city "prospective real estate" investment tour of cities in OR and WA. Leavenworth was one of the cities I visited. Loved it! Small town feel... Read More


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