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Best time to visit Coeur D’Alene, ID, USA

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The best time to visit Coeur D'Alene is September-November

While Coeur D'Alene is a popular destination to visit all year round, September-November is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Coeur D'Alene can rise to a maximum of 30℃ (85℉). In the colder months such as December, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of -6℃ (21℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Coeur D'Alene, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Coeur D'Alene in January – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Coeur D'Alene, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

August

Coeur D'Alene seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Coeur D'Alene as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Coeur D'Alene is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Coeur D'Alene

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Coeur D'Alene for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Coeur D'Alene climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Coeur D'Alene for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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DEC

Coeur D'Alene in January

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 93%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 83mm (3") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Coeur D'Alene in February

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 14 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Coeur D'Alene in March

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Coeur D'Alene in April

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Coeur D'Alene in May

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in May, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Coeur D'Alene in June

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in June, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Coeur D'Alene in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in July, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Coeur D'Alene in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in August, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Coeur D'Alene in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in September, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.

Coeur D'Alene in October

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in October, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Coeur D'Alene in November

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Coeur D'Alene in December

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average high temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average humidity: 90%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coeur D'Alene in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Coeur D'Alene is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 28℃ (82℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Coeur D'Alene is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Coeur D'Alene is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Coeur D'Alene, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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