Longview, Washington 

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Climate in Longview, Washington

Longview, Washington gets 56 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Longview averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 142 sunny days per year in Longview. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Longview gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 183 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 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 56 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Longview is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Washington.

7.1 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Longview, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Longview, WashingtonUnited States
  55.5 in.38.1 in.
  3.8 in.27.8 in.
  183.2 days106.2 days
  142 days205 days
  76.9°85.8°
  33.7°21.7°
  7.17
  34.3
  23 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 Longview with an average high temperature of 78.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Washington. In Longview, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Longview are August, July and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Longview with an average of 33.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Washington.


In Longview, there are 6.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Washington.


In Longview, there are 52.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Washington.


In Longview, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Washington.


November is the wettest month in Longview with 9.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.8 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 40% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 55.5 inches in Longview means that it is wetter than most places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Longview with 22.2 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.4 rainy days. There are 183.2 rainy days annually in Longview, which is rainier than most places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 12% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 3.8 inches in Longview means that it is less snowy than most places in Washington. February is the snowiest month in Longview with 1.4 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Cheap here - 5/20/2013
    Cost of living is pretty low here in Longview. I make a good wage so I stick around. But not alot to do here, unless your into bars. No book stores or... Read More

    Beautiful little mill town - 10/11/2009
    I grew up in Longview, moved away to the madness of Southern California in my early teens. Live in in the Arizona desert. Always relished our visits back to this... Read More


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