Portland Weather in July
July offers terrific summer weather for Portland, Oregon. This is the city's sunniest and least rainy time of the year.
This page gives detailed information on the typical July weather for Portland.
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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered near the Portland International Airport, located a few miles from downtown Portland.
|81 °F||July average high||27 °C|
|56 °F||July average low||13 °C|
In most years, Portland averages a daily maximum temperature for July that's between 77 and 84 degrees Fahrenheit (25 to 29 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 55 and 57 °F (13 to 14 °C).
The days at Portland warm steadily during July, until they peak for the year on the 30th and 31st, along with August 1st. These dates have daily highs averaging 82.4 °F (28.0 °C) and lows of 57.4 °F (14.1 °C).
|16 days||80 °F max. or more (27 °C)|
|26 days||60 °F min. or less (16 °C)|
Nearly every day in July warms to over 70 °F (21 °C) in Portland. The city averages 5 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 90s °F (over 32 °C). Temperatures of 100 °F (38 °C) occur every few years here during July.
At night, the thermometer dips just once on average to 50 °F (10 °C) or below. But July does not normally get as cold as 40 °F (4 °C).
|0.8 in||total precipitation||19 mm|
|3 days||of rain|
July is Portland's least rainy month. Half the time, the city receives 0.3 to 1.1 inches (7 to 27 mm) of rainfall for the entire month. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|13 days||clear skies|
July is the sunniest month for Portland. The sun's rays reach the ground during 69 percent of daylight hours on average, for a total of 326 hours in the month. Typically on 13 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in July at Portland lasts for 15 hours and 15 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 15 hours and 37 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 14:46 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|63 %||July average humidity|
July is the least humid month for Portland. The relative humidity in Portland during July usually peaks at 80 percent in the morning then drops to 44 percent by mid afternoon.
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|7.6 mph||July wind speed average||12.2 kph|
July is a little less windy than most other months in Portland.
|0 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|1 day||with thunderstorms in July|
Rainstorms are less common in July than other months at Portland. A storm that drops half an inch or more rain in a day occurs during this month only about once a decade. Portland normally never receives as much as an inch (25 mm) of rain at once this time of year. A thunderstorm happens in most, but not all, Julys.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.