The best times to visit Moses Lake 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 Moses Lake Travel Info

Weather in Moses Lake

Temperature

Average temperatures in Moses Lake vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th 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 Moses Lake, 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 94.2°F (34.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.3°F (14.6°C) at night.

Moses Lake Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Moses Lake 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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Moses Lake Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Moses Lake 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 36.4 28.9 22.4
Feb 45.8 35.4 27.6
Mar 56.5 43.6 32.2
Apr 64.7 50.4 36.5
May 75.5 60.3 44.8
Jun 82.2 67.5 52.5
Jul 92.7 76.3 58.1
Aug 90.5 73.7 56.1
Sep 81.3 64.2 47.8
Oct 64.8 50.7 38.5
Nov 47.7 37.2 28.8
Dec 36.4 28.7 21.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 2.4 -1.7 -5.3
Feb 7.7 1.9 -2.4
Mar 13.6 6.4 0.1
Apr 18.2 10.2 2.5
May 24.2 15.7 7.1
Jun 27.9 19.7 11.4
Jul 33.7 24.6 14.5
Aug 32.5 23.2 13.4
Sep 27.4 17.9 8.8
Oct 18.2 10.4 3.6
Nov 8.7 2.9 -1.8
Dec 2.4 -1.8 -5.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Moses Lake 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 early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd 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 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Moses Lake? 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 Moses Lake.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Moses Lake (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 8% 0 0.6
Feb 7% 0 0.5
Mar 7% 0 0.7
Apr 5% 0 0.5
May 6% 0 0.6
Jun 8% 0 0.8
Jul 3% 0 0.2
Aug 2% 0 0.2
Sep 3% 0 0.3
Oct 7% 0 0.6
Nov 7% 0 0.7
Dec 14% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 1.5
Feb 7 0 1.3
Mar 7 0 1.8
Apr 5 0 1.3
May 6 0 1.5
Jun 8 0 2
Jul 3 0 0.5
Aug 2 0 0.5
Sep 3 0 0.8
Oct 7 0 1.5
Nov 7 0 1.8
Dec 14 0 2.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Moses Lake has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (24.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (76.5%).

Wind in Moses Lake is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by June and May. April’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.6 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.6 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.6 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 13.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 7.4 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 14.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.8 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.2 Light breeze 12.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 11.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 5.3 Light breeze 11.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.8 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76.5%
Feb 68.4%
Mar 49.5%
Apr 35.5%
May 31.8%
Jun 31.5%
Jul 24.3%
Aug 27.7%
Sep 34%
Oct 51.2%
Nov 67.7%
Dec 75.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Moses Lake?

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 Moses Lake, 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 Moses Lake 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 Moses Lake Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 80°F (26.7°C) and 50°F (10°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 2 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 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Moses Lake, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.8°F (29.9°C) and 39.5°F (4.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Moses Lake to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50°F (10°C) and 35°F (1.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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