Ellensburg, Washington 

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Weather in Ellensburg, Washington

The most pleasant months of the year for Ellensburg are September, June and August. In Ellensburg, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Ellensburg with an average high temperature of 84.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Ellensburg with 7.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.


Today's Weather - Ellensburg, WA

1 PM PST

Mostly Sunny

87°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonMostly Sunny92° / 61°SE 7 mph
SaturdayShowers And Thunderstorms82° / 46°NW 6 to 21 mph
SundaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny67° / 44°W 7 to 15 mph
MondayPartly Sunny73° / 46°W 2 to 7 mph
TuesdaySunny78° / 49°W 3 to 7 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny76° / 48°NW 6 to 10 mph
ThursdayMostly Sunny74° / 49°NW 8 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 21 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Ellensburg area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

7.2 / 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
January36° 23°
February43° 25°
March53° 30°
April61° 35°
May69° 43°
June76° 49°
July84° 55°
August84° 54°
September76° 45°
October62° 35°
November46° 28°
December34° 22°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Ellensburg
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02795
February02372
March01961
April0960
May1270
June2050
July10020
August9030
September2130
October01160
November02092
December028106

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 Ellensburg    2 Reviews
Windy - 6/27/2017
Q: where r the best places in the Ellensburg area that r protected from wind? Otherwise, is s good... Read More

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Overall opinion - 6/25/2007
This is a great town to live and raise a family. The central location is wonderful, close enough to take a day trip to Seattle. There's skiing close by, rivers to go... Read More


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