The best times to visit Packwood for ideal weather are
July 2nd to September 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Packwood
Average temperatures in Packwood vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 14th 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 Packwood, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 71.4°F (21.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.1°F (11.7°C) at night.
Packwood Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Packwood Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Packwood Perceived Temperature (F)
Packwood Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Packwood 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Packwood 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 to mid September. For example, on the week of September 10th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid March with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of March 12th.
When can you find snow in Packwood? 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 Packwood.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Packwood (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Packwood has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (62.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (79.8%).
Wind in Packwood is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by July and February. January’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Packwood.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||5.3||Light breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.6||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.9||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.8||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5||Light breeze||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.5||Light breeze||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.3||Light breeze||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.6||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.8||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Packwood?
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 Packwood, WA, US is August, followed by July and June. 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 Packwood in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Packwood Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 58°F (14.4°C) and 33.5°F (0.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 12 to 22 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Packwood, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 66.5°F (19.2°C) and 33.8°F (1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 7 to 17 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 Packwood to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35.7°F (2.1°C) and 29.3°F (-1.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 15 to 17 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.