The most pleasant months of the year for Washoe County are September, June and May. In Washoe County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Washoe County with an average high temperature of 89.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Nevada. December is the snowiest month in Washoe County with 9.0 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable.
Today's Weather - Washoe, NV
11 PM PST
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Tonight||Mostly Clear||31° / 53°||SW 10 to 15 mph|
|Friday Night||Partly Cloudy then Chance Snow Showers||30° / 41°||SW 15 to 25 mph|
|Saturday Night||Mostly Clear||27° / 46°||W 5 to 15 mph|
|Sunday Night||Partly Cloudy||30° / 43°||W 10 mph|
|Monday Night||Slight Chance Snow Showers||26° / 39°||SW 10 to 20 mph|
|Tuesday Night||Slight Chance Snow Showers||27° / 38°||W 10 to 15 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Partly Cloudy||24° / 39°||NW 10 to 15 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 38 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Washoe County area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Nevada.
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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Washoe
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.