Average Weather in Deschutes River Woods Oregon, United States
In Deschutes River Woods, the summers are short, warm, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are long, chilly, wet, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 23°F to 82°F and is rarely below 10°F or above 90°F.
The warm season lasts for 2.7 months, from June 23 to September 13, with an average daily high temperature above 73°F. The hottest day of the year is August 3, with an average high of 82°F and low of 51°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.7 months, from November 12 to March 4, with an average daily high temperature below 48°F. The coldest day of the year is December 23, with an average low of 23°F and high of 39°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, 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 Deschutes River Woods, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Deschutes River Woods begins around June 15 and lasts for 3.7 months, ending around October 5. On July 29, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 83% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 17% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around October 5 and lasts for 8.3 months, ending around June 15. On January 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 64% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 36% of the time.
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Deschutes River Woods varies significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 6.0 months, from October 22 to April 23, with a greater than 27% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 47% on December 1.
The drier season lasts 6.0 months, from April 23 to October 22. The smallest chance of a wet day is 6% on August 5.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 33% on November 10.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Deschutes River Woods experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 10 months, from September 3 to July 7, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around November 24, with an average total accumulation of 3.7 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 1.9 months, from July 7 to September 3. The least rain falls around August 3, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. Colder, drier snow tends to be on the higher end of that range and warmer, wetter snow on the lower end.
As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Deschutes River Woods experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.
The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.7 months, from October 21 to April 12, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around December 20, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 1.1 inches.
The snowless period of the year lasts for 6.3 months, from April 12 to October 21. The least snow falls around August 2, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall
The length of the day in Deschutes River Woods varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 8 hours, 53 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 29 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:22 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 24 minutes later at 7:46 AM on November 4. The earliest sunset is at 4:27 PM on December 9, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 25 minutes later at 8:52 PM on June 26.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Deschutes River Woods during 2017, starting in the spring on March 12, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 5.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
The perceived humidity level in Deschutes River Woods, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in Deschutes River Woods experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 6.6 months, from October 22 to May 9, with average wind speeds of more than 3.4 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is December 3, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.2 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 5.4 months, from May 9 to October 22. The calmest day of the year is August 3, with an average hourly wind speed of 2.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Deschutes River Woods varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the west for 7.0 months, from March 14 to October 13, with a peak percentage of 52% on June 4. The wind is most often from the south for 5.0 months, from October 13 to March 14, with a peak percentage of 61% on January 1.
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.3 months, from May 14 to August 24, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.7 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 14, with an average of 8.0 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from October 28 to February 16, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.8 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 15, with an average of 1.5 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Deschutes River Woods are 43.992 deg latitude, -121.358 deg longitude, and 3,967 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Deschutes River Woods contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 331 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,938 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,766 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (9,252 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Deschutes River Woods is covered by shrubs (79%) and bare soil (12%), within 10 miles by shrubs (49%) and trees (42%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (56%) and trees (39%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Deschutes River Woods, 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 Deschutes River Woods.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Deschutes River Woods 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 Deschutes River Woods is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Deschutes River Woods and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Bend Municipal Airport (92%, 17 kilometers, northeast); Mahlon Sweet Field Airport (4.0%, 150 kilometers, west); and McNary Field (3.6%, 165 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .