The best times to visit Baker City for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 23rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Baker City Travel Info

Weather in Baker City

Temperature

Average temperatures in Baker City vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 38th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Baker City, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 89.7°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 46.9°F (8.3°C) at night.

Baker City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Baker City Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

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Baker City Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Baker City Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 34.3 25.2 17.2
Feb 42 31.7 22.8
Mar 52.1 38 25.9
Apr 58.7 42.9 28.2
May 68 51.6 35.7
Jun 75.9 58.7 42.3
Jul 87.6 67.5 46.8
Aug 87 65.3 44.2
Sep 78.6 57.1 37.7
Oct 62.3 45 30.1
Nov 45.3 33.4 22.8
Dec 34.9 26.1 17.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.3 -3.8 -8.2
Feb 5.6 -0.2 -5.1
Mar 11.2 3.3 -3.4
Apr 14.8 6.1 -2.1
May 20 10.9 2.1
Jun 24.4 14.8 5.7
Jul 30.9 19.7 8.2
Aug 30.6 18.5 6.8
Sep 25.9 13.9 3.2
Oct 16.8 7.2 -1.1
Nov 7.4 0.8 -5.1
Dec 1.6 -3.3 -8.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Baker City are August, July, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Baker City? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Baker City.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Baker City (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 7% 0 0.6
Feb 7% 0 0.6
Mar 9% 0 0.9
Apr 7% 0 0.8
May 14% 0 1.6
Jun 16% 0 1.5
Jul 5% 0 0.5
Aug 4% 0 0.4
Sep 6% 0 0.5
Oct 10% 0 0.8
Nov 8% 0 0.7
Dec 11% 0 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 0 1.5
Feb 7 0 1.5
Mar 9 0 2.3
Apr 7 0 2
May 14 0 4.1
Jun 16 0 3.8
Jul 5 0 1.3
Aug 4 0 1
Sep 6 0 1.3
Oct 10 0 2
Nov 8 0 1.8
Dec 11 0 2.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Baker City has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (36.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (73.2%).

Wind in Baker City is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.1 MPH or 13.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Baker City.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.8 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Mar 6.6 Light breeze 16 Significant breeze
Apr 7.1 Gentle breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
May 6.5 Light breeze 16 Significant breeze
Jun 5.7 Light breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Aug 4.7 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Nov 5.5 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Dec 5.6 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.2%
Feb 68.3%
Mar 55.4%
Apr 47%
May 48.3%
Jun 47.7%
Jul 36.6%
Aug 37.2%
Sep 41.5%
Oct 55.5%
Nov 66.4%
Dec 73.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Baker City?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Baker City, OR, US is July, followed by August and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Baker City in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.1 in September means 36.1% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Baker City Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.5°F (22.5°C) and 44.6°F (7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Baker City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 39.8°F (4.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Baker City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44.7°F (7.1°C) and 31.5°F (-0.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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