Ferry County, Washington 

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Climate in Ferry County, Washington

Ferry County, Washington gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ferry County averages 43 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 174 sunny days per year in Ferry County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ferry County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 95 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ferry County is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Washington.

8.9 / 3.8

Summer   /   Winter
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Ferry County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ferry, WashingtonUnited States
  17.1 in.38.1 in.
  42.8 in.27.8 in.
  94.6 days106.2 days
  174 days205 days
  83.1°85.8°
  18.8°21.7°
  6.67
  34.3
  3278 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 Ferry County with an average high temperature of 83.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Washington. In Ferry County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ferry County are June, September and July.


In Ferry County, there are 17.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Washington.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ferry County with an average of 17.4°. This is one of the coldest places in Washington.


In Ferry County, there are 171.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Washington.


In Ferry County, there are 6.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Washington.


Humidity is low in Ferry County, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.


December is the wettest month in Ferry County with 2.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.8 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 17.1 inches in Ferry County means that it is drier than most places in Washington.


December is the rainiest month in Ferry County with 11.2 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.1 rainy days. There are 94.6 rainy days annually in Ferry County, which is less rainy than most places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 42.8 inches in Ferry County means that it is snowier than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Ferry County with 17.2 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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