The best times to visit Walla Walla for ideal weather are

May 7th to July 8th

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



Other Walla Walla Travel Info

Weather in Walla Walla


Average temperatures in Walla Walla 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 Walla Walla, 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 94.9°F (34.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.7°F (18.2°C) at night.

Walla Walla Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Walla Walla 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.

Walla Walla Perceived Temperature (F)


Walla Walla Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Walla Walla 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 42.9 35.5 30.2
Feb 48.4 39.9 33.6
Mar 57.8 46.8 37.8
Apr 63.6 51.4 41.3
May 73.7 60.1 48.8
Jun 81.3 67.3 55.5
Jul 93.2 77.3 62.8
Aug 91 75.6 62.1
Sep 81.6 66.6 54.5
Oct 65.7 53.9 44.9
Nov 50.7 42.2 35.4
Dec 42.2 35 29

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 1.9 -1
Feb 9.1 4.4 0.9
Mar 14.3 8.2 3.2
Apr 17.6 10.8 5.2
May 23.2 15.6 9.3
Jun 27.4 19.6 13.1
Jul 34 25.2 17.1
Aug 32.8 24.2 16.7
Sep 27.6 19.2 12.5
Oct 18.7 12.2 7.2
Nov 10.4 5.7 1.9
Dec 5.7 1.7 -1.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Walla Walla 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 mid November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Walla Walla? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid to late November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Walla Walla is often around around November 19th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Walla Walla.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 2.5 1.7
Feb 16% 3.7 1.2
Mar 21% 1.2 2.4
Apr 18% 0 1.8
May 14% 0 1.7
Jun 14% 0 1.6
Jul 3% 0 0.2
Aug 3% 0 0.3
Sep 6% 0 0.5
Oct 15% 0 1.4
Nov 22% 2.8 2
Dec 22% 1.5 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 6.4 4.3
Feb 16 9.4 3
Mar 21 3 6.1
Apr 18 0 4.6
May 14 0 4.3
Jun 14 0 4.1
Jul 3 0 0.5
Aug 3 0 0.8
Sep 6 0 1.3
Oct 15 0 3.6
Nov 22 7.1 5.1
Dec 22 3.8 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Walla Walla has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (23.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (70.1%).

Wind in Walla Walla is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and June. April’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 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 early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.7 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Apr 8 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Aug 6.7 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Oct 5.9 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Dec 6.2 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70.1%
Feb 65.1%
Mar 50.5%
Apr 43.8%
May 40.3%
Jun 36.7%
Jul 23.2%
Aug 24.9%
Sep 32.1%
Oct 50.9%
Nov 64.6%
Dec 68.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Walla Walla?

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 Walla Walla, 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 Walla Walla 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 Walla Walla Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 51.6°F (10.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 Walla Walla, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 43°F (6.1°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 too cold this time of year in Walla Walla to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.9°F (11.6°C) and 40.9°F (4.9°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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