Yakima, Washington 

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Weather in Yakima, Washington

The most pleasant months of the year for Yakima are September, June and May. In Yakima, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Yakima with an average high temperature of 88.1°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Yakima with 8.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.


Today's Weather - Yakima, WA

5 AM PST

Slight Chance Light Rain

42°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightSlight Chance Light Rain42° / 60°W 8 mph
Thursday NightRain Showers Likely then Partly Cloudy37° / 59°W 8 to 14 mph
Friday NightRain Likely39° / 55°SW 3 to 10 mph
Saturday NightPartly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain34° / 54°W 6 to 17 mph
Sunday NightChance Light Rain39° / 59°W 5 mph
Monday NightChance Light Rain44° / 60°W 6 mph
Tuesday NightChance Light Rain39° / 58°W 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 18 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Yakima area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

7.4 / 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
January39° 24°
February48° 27°
March57° 32°
April65° 37°
May73° 44°
June80° 51°
July88° 56°
August87° 55°
September79° 47°
October64° 37°
November49° 29°
December36° 23°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Yakima
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January027104
February02272
March01660
April0660
May1170
June2050
July13020
August11030
September2030
October0760
November01991
December027115

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 Yakima    11 Reviews
Possible Relocation - 6/10/2016
I may be relocating to Yakima, WA for a professional position at a local university. I have never lived in this part of the country as I am from the East Coast. I have... Read More

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High Desert of Yakima Valley - 3/26/2013
Yakima is situated in the high desert, eastern elevations of the Cascade Mountain Range. Coming from the humid, eastern parts of the country, I was amazed at how... Read More

Baddddd - 8/28/2011
Yakima or otherwise crackima, bad place nothing to do and you know what it has a odor of meth in the outside air violence everywhare, law is not right, drinking... Read More


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