Lind, WA Climate


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Lind, WA has an arid desert climate. The average high temperature during the summer months is around 92°F and the average low temperature during the winter months is 24°F. Rainfall occurs sporadically throughout the year, with most of it concentrated from July to September. The area experiences very little humidity, which can make for clear, sunny days even during the winter months. Winters in Lind are generally mild and dry, while summers tend to be hot and dry due to its location in a desert region.

Lind, Washington gets 11 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lind averages 16 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 182 sunny days per year in Lind. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lind gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 76 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lind is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

9 Summer - 4.9 Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Lind, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateLind, WashingtonUnited States
  11.2 in.38.1 in.
  16.0 in.27.8 in.
  76.4 days106.2 days
  182 days205 days
  87.4°85.8°
  25.2°21.7°
  7.27
  3.24.3
  1368 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 Lind with an average high temperature of 87.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Washington. In Lind, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lind are June, September and May.
In Lind, there are 31.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Washington.
December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lind with an average of 23.4°. This is colder than most places in Washington.
In Lind, there are 123.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Washington.
In Lind, there are 1.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Washington.
Humidity is low in Lind, 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 Lind with 1.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 34% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 11.2 inches in Lind means that it is drier than most places in Washington.
November is the rainiest month in Lind with 10.2 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 2.3 rainy days. There are 76.4 rainy days annually in Lind, which is one of the least rainy places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 13% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 16.0 inches in Lind means that it is snowier than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Lind with 5.7 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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