Redmond Temperatures

Redmond temperatures

Temperatures at the Redmond airport averaged slightly warmer than normal during the month of February, according data received by NOAA's National Weather Service in Pendleton.

The average temperature was 37.0 degrees which was 1.7 degrees above normal. High temperatures averaged 52.1 degrees, which was 5.3 degrees above normal. The highest was 68 degrees on Feb. 28. Low temperatures averaged 21.9 degrees, which was 1.8 degrees below normal. The lowest was 9 degrees, on Feb. 18.

There were 25 days with the low temperature below 32 degrees.

Precipitation totaled 0.18 inches during February, which was 0.47 inches below normal. Measurable precipitation — at least .01 inch — was received on 5 days with the heaviest, 0.06 inches reported on Feb. 15.

Precipitation this year has reached 0.92 inches, which is 0.70 inches below normal. Since October, the water year precipitation at the Redmond airport has been 2.56 inches, which is 1.83 inches below normal.

The highest wind gust was 50 mph which occurred on Feb. 23.

The outlook for March from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center calls for near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation. Normal highs for the Redmond airport rise from 50.0 degrees at the start of March to 57.0 degrees at the end of March. Normal lows rise from 24.0 degrees to 28.0 degrees. The 30 year normal precipitation is 0.66 inches.

Prineville on a warming trend

Prineville averaged slightly warmer than normal during the month of February.

The average temperature was 38.1 degrees which was 0.7 degrees above normal. High Temperatures averaged 52.3 degrees, which was 4.4 degrees above normal. The highest was 70 degrees on Feb. 29. Low temperatures averaged 23.9 degrees, which was 2.9 degrees below normal. The lowest was 16 degrees, on Feb. 3.

There were 25 days with the low temperature below 32 degrees.

Precipitation totaled 0.44 inches during February, which was 0.56 inches below normal. Measurable precipitation — at least .01 inch — was received on 4 days with the heaviest, 0.25 inches reported on Feb. 16.

Precipitation this year has reached 1.50 inches, which is 0.62 inches below normal. Since October, the water year precipitation at Prineville has been 3.06 inches, which is 2.51 inches below normal.

Snowfall totaled 0.6 inches. The heaviest snowfall was 0.5 inches reported on Feb.  5. The greatest depth of snow on the ground was 1 inch on Feb. 5.

The outlook for March from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center calls for near to below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation. Normal highs for Prineville rise from 51.0 degrees at the start of March to 58.0 degrees at the end of March. Normal lows rise from 28.0 degrees to 31.0 degrees. The 30 year normal precipitation is 0.87 inches.

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