What Are Summers Like in Tri-Cities, Washington?
Maybe you're looking at moving to Tri-Cities. Great choice, by the way. I can answer any questions you may have about living here. Today, we'll go over what you can expect during summer in Tri-Cities.
What kind of climate does Tri-Cities, Washington have?
Most locals will tell you we live in a desert, but that's not actually accurate. The Columbia Basin, including Tri-Cities, is arid. The effect is virtually the same, as arid means "little to no rain."
How hot does Tri-Cities, Washington get in the summer?
Tri-Cities can get pretty steamy in the summer, with temperatures often hitting 100+ degrees in July and August. Locals will tell you "it's a dry heat" and you'll want to punch them in the mouth. "Dry" or humid, whatever, it gets pretty freaking hot.
Does Tri-Cities, Washington get wildfires?
Because it's an arid climate with little rain, Tri-Cities has an increased risk of wildfires. Tri-Cities also has had consecutive summers where the air quality was hazardous due to winds bringing in smoke from neighboring states with wildfires.
Does Tri-Cities have any waterparks?
There has been lots of talk about the possibility of a waterpark opening in Pasco, but Kennewick residents have had one for a while. Pacific Clinic, formerly known as Tri-City Court Club, has Splash Down Cove Water Park. (Waterparks near me.)
Does Tri-Cities get a lot of rain?
Because it's an arid climate, Tri-Cities doesn't get a bounty of rain. On average, Tri-Cities gets about 47 inches of rain in a given year.
What's the hottest day in Tri-Cities history?
The hottest day in Tri-Cities is actually a three-way tie at 115 degrees. In the final week of June 2021, four days reached the top ten hottest days in Tri-Cities history.
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