Average Weather in July in Rathdrum Idaho, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 79°F to 86°F, rarely falling below 67°F or exceeding 95°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 52°F to 55°F, rarely falling below 45°F or exceeding 63°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 55°F on July 31.
For reference, on August 2, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Rathdrum typically range from 55°F to 86°F, while on December 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 23°F to 33°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 Rathdrum experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 33% to 22%. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 22% on July 31.
The clearest day of the month is July 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 78% of the time.
For reference, on January 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 75%, while on July 31, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 78%.
Cloud Cover Categories in July
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Rathdrum, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 17% and ending it at 9%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 43% on November 18, and its lowest chance is 9% on August 3.
Probability of Precipitation in July
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Rathdrum is decreasing, starting the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.4 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 0.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.3 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in July
Over the course of July in Rathdrum, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 57 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 54 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 18 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, 56 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July
The earliest sunrise of the month in Rathdrum is 4:53 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 31 minutes later at 5:23 AM on July 31.
The latest sunset is 8:49 PM on July 1 and the earliest sunset is 26 minutes earlier at 8:23 PM on July 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Rathdrum during 2020, but it neither starts nor ends during July, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 4:48 AM and sets 16 hours, 1 minute later, at 8:49 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:34 AM and sets 8 hours, 24 minutes later, at 3:57 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Rathdrum is essentially constant during July, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 16, 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Rathdrum is essentially constant during July, remaining around 4.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 30, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.2 miles per hour, while on July 29, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in July
The wind direction in Rathdrum during July is predominantly out of the south from July 1 to July 21 and the west from July 21 to July 31.
Wind Direction in July
The growing season in Rathdrum typically lasts for 5.0 months (153 days), from around May 4 to around October 4, rarely starting before April 14 or after May 23, and rarely ending before September 14 or after October 23.
The month of July in Rathdrum is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in July
The average accumulated growing degree days in Rathdrum are rapidly increasing during July, increasing by 528°F, from 636°F to 1,164°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in July
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Rathdrum is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 7.3 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during July is 7.5 kWh on July 14.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Rathdrum are 47.812 deg latitude, -116.897 deg longitude, and 2,274 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Rathdrum contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,437 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,415 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,048 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (5,627 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Rathdrum is covered by shrubs (55%) and trees (23%), within 10 miles by shrubs (38%) and trees (34%), and within 50 miles by trees (45%) and shrubs (28%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Rathdrum 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Rathdrum.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Rathdrum 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 Rathdrum is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Rathdrum and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Coeur D'Alene Air Terminal (82%, 8 kilometers, southeast); Felts Field (8%, 35 kilometers, southwest); Deer Park Airport (6%, 44 kilometers, northwest); and Sandpoint Airport (3.9%, 60 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .