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Best time to visit Eugene, OR, USA

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The best time to visit Eugene is September-October

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Eugene such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, September-October is the best time of year to go.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (85℉) in Eugene. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as -3℃ (26℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Eugene in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Eugene, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

August

Eugene seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Eugene as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Eugene 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 Eugene

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 Eugene 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.

Eugene 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 Eugene 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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FEB
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Eugene in January

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in February

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in April

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in May

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in June

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in July

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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

Eugene in October

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eugene in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Eugene in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Eugene in December

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eugene 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 Eugene is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (81℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Eugene 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 Eugene is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Eugene, 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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