Four Distinct Seasons Define Our Valley
Yakima County lies within the rain shadow of the Cascade Mountain Range, making the total amount of precipitation within the region relatively low.
The climate includes, dry hot summers, and winters that are cool with light snowfall. The maritime influence is strongest in the winter when the prevailing westerlies are stronger and steadier. The modifying influence of the Pacific Ocean is less evident in summer
Elevation: 1,068 feet above sea level
Sunshine: 270+ days
Rain: 7-10 inches (includes snowfall)
Snow: 14-25 inches
Temperature Range: Highs 37Fº to 90Fº / Lows 20Fº to 58Fº