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Old Mar 19th, 2017, 04:59 AM
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Portland, OR- best weather for visiting?

We're flexible. If one could pick the best months for the best weather, what would that be? Summer and early autumn? Thanks in advance.
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Old Mar 19th, 2017, 05:31 AM
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July and August usually have the least rainfall and highest temperatures. http://www.usclimatedata.com/climate...tates/usor0275
Come over to Bend if you want 300 days a year of sunshine.
Mt Bachelor just announced that they will be open for skiing until April 28. They still have over 100" of snow.
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Old Mar 19th, 2017, 06:06 AM
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Summer weather here doesn't officially start until July 5th, lasting through mid to late September.
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Old Mar 19th, 2017, 10:26 AM
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On the other hand, spring and early summer is best for the Columbia Gorge waterfalls, and late summer/autumn is best for the orchards and vineyards in the Hood River Valley.
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My daughter and family live in Portland, and the summers can be brutally hot and uncomfortable as few places have air conditioning. Our daughter's family always end up spending a lot of time in the summer along the coast where it is considerably cooler.

I would recommend going in the spring when all the flowers and trees are in full bloom.
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Old Mar 19th, 2017, 08:21 PM
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Mid August til mid September is usually the best weather, if you are talking about being reliably dry.

Nanabee--living here I do not know one person who does not have central ac. It has become much warmer in recent years and is definitely not like it was when I was a kid growing up here. Even then though my parents had a window ac unit as early as 1972.
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