Walla Walla, Washington 

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Climate in Walla Walla, Washington

Walla Walla, Washington gets 19 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Walla Walla averages 9 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 188 sunny days per year in Walla Walla. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Walla Walla gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 9 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.4 / 10
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Walla Walla, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Walla Walla, WashingtonUnited States
  18.6 in.38.1 in.
  9.4 in.27.8 in.
  104.7 days106.2 days
  188 days205 days
  89.2°85.8°
  29.2°21.7°
  7.47
  3.24.3
  942 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 Walla Walla with an average high temperature of 89.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Washington. In Walla Walla, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Walla Walla are September, June and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Walla Walla with an average of 27.6°. This is colder than most places in Washington.


In Walla Walla, there are 37.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Washington.


In Walla Walla, there are 81.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Washington.


In Walla Walla, there are 1.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Washington.


November is the wettest month in Walla Walla with 2.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 32% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.6 inches in Walla Walla means that it is drier than most places in Washington.


December is the rainiest month in Walla Walla with 12.8 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 2.7 rainy days. There are 104.7 rainy days annually in Walla Walla, which is less rainy than most places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 12% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 9.4 inches in Walla Walla means that it is snowier than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Walla Walla with 3.3 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Walla Walla    8 Reviews
    Review - 6/15/2019
    Extreme gentrification in progress. Best place for white people who are retired, or professional families living on one income, or those in the wine industry. This is a... Read More

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    One of the best - 6/23/2018
    I’ve been given a lot of opportunities to explore in depth some communities, neighborhoods, cities and States by my 50 year old husband’s education and career expansion... Read More

    Diversity Complaint????? - 5/1/2009
    I found the statement about Walla Walla's so called lack of diversity to be unfounded. Frankly, having lived in small coastal towns for the last 30 years kind of biased... Read More


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