Monroe, Washington 

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Climate in Monroe, Washington

Monroe, Washington gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Monroe averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 165 sunny days per year in Monroe. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Monroe gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 178 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 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.2 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Monroe, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Monroe, WashingtonUnited States
  51.1 in.38.1 in.
  3.0 in.27.8 in.
  177.5 days106.2 days
  165 days205 days
  75.7°85.8°
  34.4°21.7°
  7.27
  2.74.3
  72 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 Monroe with an average high temperature of 76.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Washington. In Monroe, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Monroe are August, July and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Monroe with an average of 33.2°. This is about average compared to other places in Washington.


In Monroe, there are 2.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Washington.


In Monroe, there are 49.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Washington.


In Monroe, 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 Monroe with 7.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.4 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 34% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.1 inches in Monroe means that it is wetter than most places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Monroe with 20.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 177.5 rainy days annually in Monroe, which is rainier than most places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 3.0 inches in Monroe means that it is less snowy than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Monroe with 1.2 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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