Spokane, WA is known for its temperate climate, which generally features four distinct seasons. Winters are cold and snowy with regular snowfall during the winter months. Spring is mild and pleasant with temperatures typically rising into the mid-60s by late May. Summers in Spokane are warm to hot, with temperatures often reaching into the mid-90s from July through September. Autumn is usually dry and cool with temperatures in the mid-50s by late October. While precipitation can occur year round, it is typically minimal during summer months when rain showers tend to be short but intense.
Spokane, Washington gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Spokane averages 44 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 171 sunny days per year in Spokane. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Spokane gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 44 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Spokane is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Washington.
9.2 / 4
Summer / Winter
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Spokane, while December and January are the least comfortable months.