Kittitas County, Washington 

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Climate in Kittitas County, Washington

Kittitas County, Washington gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Kittitas County averages 50 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Kittitas County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Kittitas County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 129 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 50 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

6.6 / 10
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Kittitas County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Kittitas, WashingtonUnited States
  34.5 in.38.1 in.
  49.7 in.27.8 in.
  129.4 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  79.5°85.8°
  24.4°21.7°
  6.67
  2.74.3
  3170 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 Kittitas County with an average high temperature of 79.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Washington. In Kittitas County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Kittitas County are July, August and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Kittitas County with an average of 23.2°. This is colder than most places in Washington.


In Kittitas County, there are 14.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Washington.


In Kittitas County, there are 137.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Washington.


In Kittitas County, there are 1.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Washington.


November is the wettest month in Kittitas County with 6.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 39% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 34.5 inches in Kittitas County means that it is drier than most places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Kittitas County with 15.6 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.5 rainy days. There are 129.4 rainy days annually in Kittitas County, which is less rainy than most places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 49.7 inches in Kittitas County means that it is one of the snowiest places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Kittitas County with 15.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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