Yelm, Washington 

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Weather in Yelm, Washington

The most pleasant months of the year for Yelm are August, July and September. In Yelm, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Yelm with an average high temperature of 76.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Washington. February is the snowiest month in Yelm with 1.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Yelm, WA

3 PM PST

Showers And Thunderstorms

45°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonShowers And Thunderstorms48° / 35°W 12 mph
WednesdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms49° / 32°NNE 1 to 9 mph
ThursdayLight Rain Likely48° / 32°SW 1 to 5 mph
FridayChance Rain And Snow48° / 30°SW 2 to 6 mph
SaturdayChance Light Rain51° / 35°NE 2 mph
SundayLight Rain Likely50° / 35°ENE 2 mph
MondayChance Light Rain51° / 37°SSW 2 to 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Yelm area is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

7.1 / 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
January46° 35°
February49° 35°
March53° 37°
April58° 40°
May64° 45°
June70° 49°
July76° 52°
August76° 53°
September70° 48°
October60° 43°
November50° 38°
December45° 34°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Yelm
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January010201
February09161
March06190
April03160
May00130
June00100
July2050
August1050
September0080
October02140
November06210
December011201

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 Yelm    2 Reviews
Quality of Life - 12/13/2009
Yelm is a very nice city to live in. Small enough to have that small town flavor but big enough not to be cramped. Has access to pretty much everywhere you want to go.... Read More

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Yelm is our little known secret, don't tell anyone - 4/4/2009
I've lived in Yelm 2 years now and LOVE IT! We moved here to get away of the crazyness and extreamly crampedness of the "suburbia"of Puyallup which is just outside of... Read More


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