Yakima, Washington 

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Climate in Yakima, Washington

Yakima, Washington gets 9 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Yakima averages 22 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in Yakima. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23

Sperling's Comfort Index for Yakima is a 71 out of 100
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

Yakima gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 69 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.

CLIMATE

  CLIMATEYakima, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)8.939.2
  Snowfall (in.)21.625.8
  Precipitation Days69.0102.0
  Sunny Days199205
  Avg. July High88.486.1
  Avg. Jan. Low22.722.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)7154
  UV Index2.64.3
  Elevation ft.10702443
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    Reviews for Yakima    11 Reviews
    Possible Relocation - 6/10/2016
    I may be relocating to Yakima, WA for a professional position at a local university. I have never lived in this part of the country as I am from the East Coast. I have... Read More

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    High Desert of Yakima Valley - 3/26/2013
    Yakima is situated in the high desert, eastern elevations of the Cascade Mountain Range. Coming from the humid, eastern parts of the country, I was amazed at how... Read More

    Baddddd - 8/28/2011
    Yakima or otherwise crackima, bad place nothing to do and you know what it has a odor of meth in the outside air violence everywhare, law is not right, drinking... Read More


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