Portland, Oregon 

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Weather in Portland, Oregon

The most pleasant months of the year for Portland are September, July and August. In Portland, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Portland with an average high temperature of 81.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Oregon. December is the snowiest month in Portland with 0.9 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Portland, OR

12 AM PST

Light Rain Likely

64°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightLight Rain Likely61° / 73°WSW 6 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy55° / 78°NW 3 to 9 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy58° / 80°NNW 1 to 13 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear55° / 85°NNW 2 to 10 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear59° / 87°NNW 2 to 9 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear60° / 82°NNW 2 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear57° / 79°NW 2 to 12 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 36
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Portland area is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Oregon.

7.5 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January48° 36°
February52° 37°
March57° 40°
April62° 43°
May68° 48°
June74° 52°
July81° 56°
August81° 56°
September76° 52°
October64° 46°
November53° 40°
December46° 36°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Portland
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Freezing
Days
Rainy
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Snowy
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January07191
February06150
March03180
April01160
May10130
June1090
July4040
August4040
September1070
October01130
November03190
December09191

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.


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Reviews for Portland    360 Reviews
trendiness and homelessness plague - 7/9/2020
Lived there 5 years and couldn't wait to leave. No place I'd rather be than the PNW in the summer, but doesn't make up for the other 9 months of cold gray. If you love... Read More

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Expensive but amazingly beautiful - 6/12/2020
First off I will say that I just looked up 12 major cities on this site and they all had 2 stars so I think people come here to complain more than to enlighten. I lived... Read More

What if San Francisco and Sacramento had a baby? - 4/9/2020
Such a beautiful city to visit. I wish I could have given more stars but the economy is weak. So if someone said earlier come here with a will paying steady job and you... Read More


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