The best times to visit Wenatchee for ideal weather are

May 7th to July 8th

or

August 6th 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 Wenatchee Travel Info

Weather in Wenatchee

Temperature

Average temperatures in Wenatchee 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 53rd 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 Wenatchee, 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 93.4°F (34.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64°F (17.8°C) at night.

Wenatchee Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Wenatchee 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.

Wenatchee Perceived Temperature (F)

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Wenatchee Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Wenatchee 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan34.828.723.6
Feb44.235.328.6
Mar54.743.234
Apr62.850.339.6
May73.960.148.4
Jun80.867.155.6
Jul91.776.663.1
Aug89.174.461.7
Sep79.665.453.4
Oct63.451.942.3
Nov46.738.131.4
Dec35.128.823.4

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan1.6-1.8-4.7
Feb6.81.8-1.9
Mar12.66.21.1
Apr17.110.24.2
May23.315.69.1
Jun27.119.513.1
Jul33.224.817.3
Aug31.723.616.5
Sep26.418.611.9
Oct17.411.15.7
Nov8.23.4-0.3
Dec1.7-1.8-4.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Wenatchee are July, August, and then June. 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 April. For example, on the week of April 9th 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 Wenatchee? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Wenatchee is often around around December 17th 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 Wenatchee.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan5%2.20.5
Feb5%00.6
Mar8%00.7
Apr6%00.4
May8%01
Jun4%00.4
Jul2%00.2
Aug3%00.3
Sep4%00.3
Oct6%00.6
Nov6%1.20.6
Dec10%4.81

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan55.61.3
Feb501.5
Mar801.8
Apr601
May802.5
Jun401
Jul200.5
Aug300.8
Sep400.8
Oct601.5
Nov631.5
Dec1012.22.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Wenatchee has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (23.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (74.2%).

Wind in Wenatchee is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.6 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 early to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 18.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan2.8Barely noticeable8.5Gentle breeze
Feb3.6Barely noticeable9.9Gentle breeze
Mar5.5Light breeze13.6Gentle breeze
Apr7.7Gentle breeze16.1Significant breeze
May8Gentle breeze16Gentle breeze
Jun9Gentle breeze17.1Strong breeze
Jul8.5Gentle breeze16.1Gentle breeze
Aug7.8Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
Sep6.5Light breeze14Gentle breeze
Oct5Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Nov3.8Barely noticeable10.2Gentle breeze
Dec2.9Barely noticeable8.8Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan74.2%
Feb64.8%
Mar46.4%
Apr33.2%
May30.9%
Jun29.2%
Jul23.6%
Aug26.8%
Sep33%
Oct49.4%
Nov64.4%
Dec73.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Wenatchee?

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 Wenatchee, WA, US is July, followed by June and August. 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 Wenatchee in November. 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 36.2 in November means 36.2% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Wenatchee Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.6°F (25.9°C) and 47.3°F (8.5°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 about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Wenatchee, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 39.1°F (3.9°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 Wenatchee to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.7°F (8.7°C) and 33.3°F (0.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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