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Best time to visit Leavenworth, WA, USA

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The best time to visit Leavenworth is April-May

While Leavenworth is a popular destination to visit all year round, April-May 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.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 30℃ (87℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 33℃ (91℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as -9℃ (16℉).

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

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Leavenworth below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

July

Leavenworth seasons

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

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 Leavenworth 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.

Leavenworth 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 Leavenworth 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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NOV
DEC

Leavenworth in January

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 4 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Leavenworth in February

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -4℃ (25℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Leavenworth in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Leavenworth in April

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Leavenworth in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Leavenworth in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Leavenworth in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Leavenworth in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Leavenworth in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Leavenworth in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Leavenworth in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Leavenworth in September

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Leavenworth in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Leavenworth in October

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Leavenworth in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Leavenworth in December

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Leavenworth 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 Leavenworth is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Leavenworth is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Leavenworth is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Leavenworth, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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