Zip 97301 (Salem, OR) 

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Weather in Zip 97301 (Salem, OR)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 97301 zip code are September, July and August. In the 97301 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for the 97301 zip code with an average high temperature of 81.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Oregon. February is the snowiest month in the 97301 zip code with 2.0 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 - Salem, OR

2 AM PST

Rain Showers Likely

46°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightRain Showers Likely44° / 52°S 7 to 12 mph
Monday NightRain47° / 53°S 14 to 22 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Chance Light Rain45° / 51°S 10 mph
Wednesday NightLight Rain Likely48° / 55°S 3 to 10 mph
Thursday NightLight Rain49° / 57°S 7 to 12 mph
Friday NightChance Light Rain48° / 56°S 10 mph
Saturday NightChance Light Rain42° / 49°S 6 to 12 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Salem (zip 97301) area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Oregon.

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
January47° 35°
February51° 35°
March56° 38°
April61° 40°
May67° 45°
June73° 50°
July81° 53°
August82° 53°
September76° 49°
October64° 43°
November52° 39°
December45° 34°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Salem
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January011191
February09161
March05180
April02150
May00120
June1080
July5030
August5030
September2060
October01120
November06190
December012191

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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Life in Salem, OR - 7/24/2010
A good place to live. Weather is very temperate. People are generally polite and friendly. Salem is the capitol of the... Read More

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