The best times to visit Colfax for ideal weather are

June 4th to October 7th

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



Other Colfax Travel Info

Weather in Colfax


Average temperatures in Colfax vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 29th 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 Colfax, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 89.5°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.6°F (10.3°C) at night.

Colfax Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Colfax 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.

Colfax Perceived Temperature (F)


Colfax Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Colfax 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 37.6 31.4 25.8
Feb 42.5 34.7 28.8
Mar 50.5 40.1 32.5
Apr 57.1 45 34.9
May 67.1 53.7 41.1
Jun 73.8 59.9 46.4
Jul 86.2 68.6 50.3
Aug 86 67.9 49.8
Sep 77.4 60.1 44.4
Oct 61.6 48.7 38.1
Nov 45.6 37.7 31.2
Dec 36.8 30.8 24.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.1 -0.3 -3.4
Feb 5.8 1.5 -1.8
Mar 10.3 4.5 0.3
Apr 13.9 7.2 1.6
May 19.5 12.1 5.1
Jun 23.2 15.5 8
Jul 30.1 20.3 10.2
Aug 30 19.9 9.9
Sep 25.2 15.6 6.9
Oct 16.4 9.3 3.4
Nov 7.6 3.2 -0.4
Dec 2.7 -0.7 -3.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Colfax are July, August, 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 mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.

When can you find snow in Colfax? 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 Colfax.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 0 2
Feb 19% 0 1.5
Mar 28% 0 2.6
Apr 19% 0 1.8
May 16% 0 1.6
Jun 14% 0 1.4
Jul 4% 0 0.4
Aug 5% 0 0.5
Sep 8% 0 0.7
Oct 16% 0 1.4
Nov 25% 0 2.4
Dec 22% 0 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 5.1
Feb 19 0 3.8
Mar 28 0 6.6
Apr 19 0 4.6
May 16 0 4.1
Jun 14 0 3.6
Jul 4 0 1
Aug 5 0 1.3
Sep 8 0 1.8
Oct 16 0 3.6
Nov 25 0 6.1
Dec 22 0 6.4


Humidity and Wind

Colfax has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (30.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (73.3%).

Wind in Colfax is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and April. January’s average wind speed of around 7.8 knots (9 MPH or 14.4 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 mid November where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Apr 7.6 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
May 6.1 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Jun 5.3 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Jul 4 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Oct 5.9 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Nov 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Dec 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.3%
Feb 69.5%
Mar 60.8%
Apr 51.7%
May 47.7%
Jun 48.8%
Jul 35.4%
Aug 30.8%
Sep 35.9%
Oct 53.1%
Nov 68.6%
Dec 73.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Colfax?

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 Colfax, 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 Colfax 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 somewhat 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 Colfax Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.6°F (22°C) and 44°F (6.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 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 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Colfax, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 40.1°F (4.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 7 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 Colfax to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46°F (7.8°C) and 34.5°F (1.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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