The best times to visit Orofino for ideal weather are

May 28th 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 Orofino Travel Info

Weather in Orofino


Average temperatures in Orofino vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 24th 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 Orofino, 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 96.3°F (35.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.1°F (13.4°C) at night.

Orofino Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Orofino 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.

Orofino Perceived Temperature (F)


Orofino Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Orofino 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 39.1 31.4 27.8
Feb 45.9 35.5 31
Mar 54.8 40.6 33.9
Apr 63.1 46.2 37.3
May 73.4 54.3 43.4
Jun 81.1 61.5 50
Jul 93.7 70.1 55.7
Aug 91.5 68.3 54.7
Sep 79.7 59.4 48.2
Oct 62.1 48.1 41.5
Nov 46.7 37.8 33.6
Dec 38.1 31.5 28.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.9 -0.3 -2.3
Feb 7.7 1.9 -0.6
Mar 12.7 4.8 1.1
Apr 17.3 7.9 2.9
May 23 12.4 6.3
Jun 27.3 16.4 10
Jul 34.3 21.2 13.2
Aug 33.1 20.2 12.6
Sep 26.5 15.2 9
Oct 16.7 8.9 5.3
Nov 8.2 3.2 0.9
Dec 3.4 -0.3 -2.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Orofino 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 early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Orofino? 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 Orofino.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 35% 0 5
Feb 34% 0 3.7
Mar 37% 0 4.9
Apr 36% 0 4.3
May 28% 0 3.2
Jun 26% 0 3.5
Jul 4% 0 0.4
Aug 9% 0 1.2
Sep 13% 0 1.2
Oct 27% 0 3.3
Nov 35% 0 4.6
Dec 38% 0 5.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 35 0 12.7
Feb 34 0 9.4
Mar 37 0 12.4
Apr 36 0 10.9
May 28 0 8.1
Jun 26 0 8.9
Jul 4 0 1
Aug 9 0 3
Sep 13 0 3
Oct 27 0 8.4
Nov 35 0 11.7
Dec 38 0 13


Humidity and Wind

Orofino has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (48.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (83.1%).

Wind in Orofino is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and May. July’s average wind speed of around 1.4 knots (1.6 MPH or 2.6 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late June where average top sustained speeds reach 6.4 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 1.2 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Feb 1 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Mar 1.3 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Apr 1.3 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
May 1.3 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Jun 1.3 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Jul 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Aug 1.3 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Sep 1.1 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Oct 0.8 Still 4.4 Light breeze
Nov 1.1 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Dec 1.2 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.9%
Feb 80%
Mar 74.6%
Apr 66%
May 61.5%
Jun 60.6%
Jul 48.9%
Aug 51.2%
Sep 61.9%
Oct 77.1%
Nov 83.1%
Dec 82.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Orofino?

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 Orofino, ID, 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 Orofino 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 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 Orofino Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 48.4°F (9.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 11 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 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Orofino, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.1°F (28.4°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 10 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 Orofino to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.1°F (9.5°C) and 36.7°F (2.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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