Wenatchee, Washington 

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Climate in Wenatchee, Washington

Wenatchee, Washington gets 9 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Wenatchee averages 27 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Wenatchee. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wenatchee gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 71 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 Highs & Lows

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Wenatchee ranks 71/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


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.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Wenatchee, WashingtonUnited States
  9.0 in.38.1 in.
  26.9 in.27.8 in.
  71.1 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  88.0°85.8°
  24.8°21.7°
  7154
  2.64.3
  669 ft.2443 ft.

July is the hottest month for Wenatchee with an average high temperature of 88.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Washington. In Wenatchee, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wenatchee are September, June and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Wenatchee with an average of 23.8°. This is colder than most places in Washington.


In Wenatchee, there are 32.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Washington.


In Wenatchee, there are 107.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Washington.


In Wenatchee, there are 1.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Washington.


December is the wettest month in Wenatchee with 1.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 43% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season.


The annual rainfall of 9.0 inches in Wenatchee means that it is one of the driest places in Washington.


An annual snowfall of 26.9 inches in Wenatchee means that it is snowier than most places in Washington.



December is the snowiest month in Wenatchee with 11.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    Reviews for Wenatchee    9 Reviews
    Love this place!!! - 2/15/2017
    I grew up in Seattle and spend most of my life there. As much as I love the Seattle area I've always felt the need to leave my home town to explore new horizons.... Read More

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    cost of living - 8/13/2013
    As my main residence is in Oceanside Ca. I stay in E. Wenatchee 3 to 4 months a year (spring/summer) I can say that Wenatchee is an expensive place to live...yes more... Read More

    Mayberry in color! - 2/19/2010
    My wife and I visited Anaconda a few years ago and fell in love with the place! We were driving down the main thoroughfare and couldn't believe what we were seeing! Cars... Read More


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