The best times to visit Cheney for ideal weather are

May 7th to September 30th

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



Other Cheney Travel Info

Weather in Cheney


Average temperatures in Cheney vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Cheney, 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 89.8°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.8°F (14.9°C) at night.

Cheney Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Cheney Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Cheney Perceived Temperature (F)


Cheney Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Cheney 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 35.8 28.5 21.7
Feb 40.7 32.6 25.8
Mar 50.3 39.5 30.3
Apr 58.2 45.5 34.3
May 69.5 55.8 42.5
Jun 75.8 62.4 49.3
Jul 87.8 72.8 57.2
Aug 86.5 70.9 56.3
Sep 77 61.6 48.4
Oct 60.6 48.3 38
Nov 44.6 35.8 28.5
Dec 35.3 28.5 22.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 2.1 -1.9 -5.7
Feb 4.8 0.3 -3.4
Mar 10.2 4.2 -0.9
Apr 14.6 7.5 1.3
May 20.8 13.2 5.8
Jun 24.3 16.9 9.6
Jul 31 22.7 14
Aug 30.3 21.6 13.5
Sep 25 16.4 9.1
Oct 15.9 9.1 3.3
Nov 7 2.1 -1.9
Dec 1.8 -1.9 -5.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cheney 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 July. For example, on the week of July 23rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Cheney? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Cheney is often around around December 3rd when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Cheney.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 19.1 1.9
Feb 18% 12.5 1.3
Mar 26% 5.9 2.7
Apr 17% 2.1 1.5
May 12% 0 1.4
Jun 15% 0 1.6
Jul 4% 0 0.3
Aug 3% 0 0.3
Sep 5% 0 0.5
Oct 12% 0 1.2
Nov 21% 9.3 2
Dec 26% 20.1 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 48.5 4.8
Feb 18 31.8 3.3
Mar 26 15 6.9
Apr 17 5.3 3.8
May 12 0 3.6
Jun 15 0 4.1
Jul 4 0 0.8
Aug 3 0 0.8
Sep 5 0 1.3
Oct 12 0 3
Nov 21 23.6 5.1
Dec 26 51.1 7.4


Humidity and Wind

Cheney has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (26.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (79.6%).

Wind in Cheney is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.9 MPH or 15.9 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6.1 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
May 7.6 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Aug 6.5 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Sep 6.3 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Oct 6.6 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Nov 6.9 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.6%
Feb 72.8%
Mar 59.7%
Apr 46.9%
May 40%
Jun 40.7%
Jul 26.9%
Aug 28.1%
Sep 36.2%
Oct 55.8%
Nov 72.3%
Dec 78.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Cheney?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Cheney, WA, 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 Cheney 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

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 slightly 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 Cheney Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 42.7°F (5.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 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 the least precipitation with 1 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Cheney, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 38°F (3.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 6 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 Cheney to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44.2°F (6.8°C) and 33.5°F (0.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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