The best times to visit Spokane 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 Spokane Travel Info

Weather in Spokane


Average temperatures in Spokane 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 34th 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 Spokane, 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 91.3°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.4°F (14.1°C) at night.

Spokane Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Spokane 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.

Spokane Perceived Temperature (F)


Spokane Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Spokane 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 37.3 30.7 25.3
Feb 43.1 34.5 28.2
Mar 52.3 40.9 32.2
Apr 59.6 46.6 35.8
May 71 56.5 43.2
Jun 77.4 63.1 50.5
Jul 89.3 72.7 56.9
Aug 88.2 70.8 55.5
Sep 78.7 61.5 47.5
Oct 62 49 38.9
Nov 46.1 37.7 31.1
Dec 37.6 31 25.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 2.9 -0.7 -3.7
Feb 6.2 1.4 -2.1
Mar 11.3 4.9 0.1
Apr 15.3 8.1 2.1
May 21.7 13.6 6.2
Jun 25.2 17.3 10.3
Jul 31.8 22.6 13.8
Aug 31.2 21.6 13.1
Sep 25.9 16.4 8.6
Oct 16.7 9.4 3.8
Nov 7.8 3.2 -0.5
Dec 3.1 -0.6 -3.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Spokane 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 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 late December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Spokane? 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 Spokane.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 0 1.8
Feb 17% 0 1.1
Mar 28% 0 2.3
Apr 16% 0 1.3
May 10% 0 1.1
Jun 19% 0 2.1
Jul 5% 0 0.5
Aug 6% 0 0.5
Sep 7% 0 0.6
Oct 14% 0 1.2
Nov 22% 0 1.8
Dec 26% 0 2.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 4.6
Feb 17 0 2.8
Mar 28 0 5.8
Apr 16 0 3.3
May 10 0 2.8
Jun 19 0 5.3
Jul 5 0 1.3
Aug 6 0 1.3
Sep 7 0 1.5
Oct 14 0 3
Nov 22 0 4.6
Dec 26 0 6.1


Humidity and Wind

Spokane has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (29.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (73%).

Wind in Spokane is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.4 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.8 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 12.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.1 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
May 4.8 Light breeze 12.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Jul 4 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73%
Feb 67.2%
Mar 56.4%
Apr 46.2%
May 40.3%
Jun 41.6%
Jul 29.4%
Aug 30%
Sep 38.9%
Oct 56.5%
Nov 67.5%
Dec 71.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Spokane?

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 Spokane, 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 Spokane 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 very reliable. 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 Spokane Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.4°F (24.1°C) and 45.2°F (7.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 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 2 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Spokane, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.2°F (28.4°C) and 39.9°F (4.4°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 Spokane to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.3°F (7.9°C) and 36.3°F (2.4°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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