Redmond, WA Climate


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Redmond, Washington is a beautiful city located east of Seattle that offers a mild climate with moderate temperatures year round. Average high temperatures in the summer months range from the mid-70s to low 80s, while winter temperatures usually stay between the mid-30s and low 40s. Redmond also experiences about 37 inches of rainfall each year, mainly due to its proximity to the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. The city enjoys mild winds and sunny days throughout most of the year, making it an ideal place to enjoy nature's beauty.

Redmond, Washington gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 155 sunny days per year in Redmond. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Redmond gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 162 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 36
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Redmond is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Washington.

9.3 Summer - 5.5 Winter
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Redmond, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateRedmond, WashingtonUnited States
  40.7 in.38.1 in.
  3.7 in.27.8 in.
  162.0 days106.2 days
  155 days205 days
  75.9°85.8°
  36.2°21.7°
  7.47
  2.64.3
  43 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 Redmond with an average high temperature of 76.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Washington. In Redmond, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Redmond are August, July and September.
In Redmond, there are 1.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Washington.
December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Redmond with an average of 35.1°. This is warmer than most places in Washington.
In Redmond, there are 30.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Washington.
In Redmond, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Washington.
Humidity in Redmond is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are August, July and September.
November is the wettest month in Redmond with 6.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 37% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.7 inches in Redmond means that it is about average compared to other places in Washington.
November is the rainiest month in Redmond with 19.2 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.6 rainy days. There are 162.0 rainy days annually in Redmond, which is about average compared to other places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 3.7 inches in Redmond means that it is less snowy than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Redmond with 1.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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Over 4 years ago

Redmond is a traffic pit and not appealing to the eye. The city council have turned the city over to developers. My friends stopped coming to visit because there is no  More

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Over 6 years ago

Endless trails and parks, perfect for outdoor activities. Moved in couple of years ago with www.youthemover.com  More

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Over 9 years ago

We highly recommend Redmond and the whole Eastside of Seattle. It is further from Puget Sound and the ferries, but the quality of life is so great. The Pacific NW is  More

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