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Climate in Oregon

Oregon, Oregon gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Oregon averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 175 sunny days per year in Oregon. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Oregon gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 134 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 31


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Oregon ranks 74/100 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
  Oregon, OregonUnited States
  40.8 in.38.1 in.
  13.2 in.27.8 in.
  133.5 days106.2 days
  175 days205 days
  81.5°85.8°
  30.9°21.7°
  7454
  3.24.3
  2578 ft.2443 ft.

August is the hottest month for Oregon with an average high temperature of 81.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most states. In Oregon, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Oregon are September, July and August.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Oregon with an average of 30.2°. This is warmer than most of the U.S. states.


Oregon has 18.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other states in the U.S.


Oregon has 80.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most states in the U.S.


Oregon averages 1.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other states in the U.S.


December is the wettest month in Oregon with 6.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 42% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season.


Oregon's average annual rainfall of 40.8 inches indicates that it is about average compared to other states in the United States.


Oregon's average annual snowfall of 13.2 inches indicates that it is one of the least snowy states in the United States.



December is the snowiest month in Oregon with 3.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    Reviews for Oregon    63 Reviews
    Seniors relocating to Oregon... - 8/8/2018
    We want to relocate to Oregon next summer. I'm not sure where. We need cooler temps in the summer, maybe 80s? but not too cold, rainy, windy or snowy in the winter.Low... Read More

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    The Best Place To Live, Play, Retire - 2/15/2017
    Oregon is one of the most beautiful states I have ever been to. It has so much greenery and trees and water it makes you confused about the words "drought". You can ski... Read More

    The Best Place To Live, Play, Retire - 2/15/2017
    Oregon is one of the most beautiful states I have ever been to. It has so much greenery and trees and water it makes you confused about the words "drought". You can ski... Read More


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