Average Weather in July in Carnation Washington, United States
In Carnation, the month of July is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 5°F, from 74°F to 78°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 89°F or dropping below 65°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 56°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 52°F or exceeding 65°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Carnation typically range from 60°F to 78°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°F to 45°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in July
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on July. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in July
The month of July in Carnation experiences very rapidly decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 45% to 29%.
The clearest day of the month is July 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 71% of the time.
For reference, on November 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 78%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover in July
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Carnation, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 22% and ending it at 11%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 62% on November 18, and its lowest chance is 10% on August 6.
Probability of Precipitation in July
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Carnation is decreasing, starting the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.0 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.0 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.8 inches on July 30.
Average Monthly Rainfall in July
Over the course of July in Carnation, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 56 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 52 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 5 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is July 31, with 14 hours, 59 minutes of daylight and the longest day is July 1, with 15 hours, 55 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July
The earliest sunrise of the month in Carnation is 5:14 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 30 minutes later at 5:44 AM on July 31.
The latest sunset is 9:08 PM on July 1 and the earliest sunset is 26 minutes earlier at 8:43 PM on July 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Carnation during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during July, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:09 AM and sets 15 hours, 60 minutes later, at 9:09 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:53 AM and sets 8 hours, 25 minutes later, at 4:18 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Carnation is essentially constant during July, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in July
The average hourly wind speed in Carnation is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 1.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 29, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.9 miles per hour, while on August 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 1.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in July
Wind Direction in July
Carnation is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Carnation is essentially constant during July, remaining within 1°F of 55°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in July
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Carnation is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 6.6 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during July is 6.7 kWh on July 21.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Carnation are 47.648 deg latitude, -121.914 deg longitude, and 243 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Carnation contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 545 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 199 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,815 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (10,531 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Carnation is covered by trees (54%), cropland (26%), and artificial surfaces (16%), within 10 miles by trees (66%) and artificial surfaces (13%), and within 50 miles by trees (55%) and shrubs (14%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Carnation year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Carnation.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Carnation according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Carnation is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Carnation and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Renton Municipal Airport (59%, 28 kilometers, southwest); Snohomish County Airport (Paine Field) (35%, 40 kilometers, northwest); and Stampede Pass (6%, 60 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .