Climate & Weather

The climate for Central Oregon is predominately a high desert arid climate. Summer temperatures range from highs in the mid-80’s to a lows in the mid-40’s. Winter temperatures range from highs in the mid-40’s to lows in the mid-20’s. Temperature and precipitation varies for each city in Central Oregon based on proximity to the mountains and elevation.

Average annual precipitation for Central Oregon ranges from 8-12 inches.  With little rain fall Central Oregon averages over 250 sunny days a year.  The high desert climate with warm sunny days and cool nights appeals to many visitors.

Current Weather in Redmond, OR

Elevation

Bend3623’
Redmond3077’
Madras2242’
Prineville2868’
Sisters3200’
La Pine4300’
Sunriver4100’

Average Annual Precipitation

Bend11.70 inches
Redmond8.62 inches
Madras10.90 inches
Prineville10.74 inches
Sisters14.18 inches

Average Temperatures

 Jan MinJan MaxJul MinJul Max
Bend21414581
Redmond22414785
Madras22424588
Prineville21424386
Sisters21414284

Weather Links

National Weather Service

National Weather Service Western Region Forecast

Weather Underground

The Weather Channel

KTVZ Local Alert Forecast

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