La Grande, Washington

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US Post Office in La Grande, WA - 8 May 2009
La Grande, Washington
La Grande, Washington is located in Washington (state)
La Grande, Washington
La Grande, Washington
Coordinates: 46°50′03″N 122°19′07″W / 46.83417°N 122.31861°W / 46.83417; -122.31861Coordinates: 46°50′03″N 122°19′07″W / 46.83417°N 122.31861°W / 46.83417; -122.31861
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyPierce
Elevation
965 ft (294 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
98348
Area code(s)360
GNIS feature ID1521804[1]

La Grande is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, Washington, United States. La Grande is located along Washington State Route 7 3.5 miles (5.6 km) southwest of Eatonville. La Grande has a post office with ZIP code 98348.[2]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, La Grande has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

Climate data for La Grande
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 65
(18)
70
(21)
74
(23)
83
(28)
92
(33)
96
(36)
98
(37)
102
(39)
94
(34)
85
(29)
75
(24)
66
(19)
102
(39)
Average high °F (°C) 45
(7)
49.1
(9.5)
51.9
(11.1)
57.7
(14.3)
65.8
(18.8)
71
(22)
77.6
(25.3)
77
(25)
71
(22)
60.6
(15.9)
50.6
(10.3)
46.3
(7.9)
60.3
(15.7)
Average low °F (°C) 33.1
(0.6)
35.4
(1.9)
35.9
(2.2)
38.7
(3.7)
44
(7)
48.9
(9.4)
52.2
(11.2)
52.8
(11.6)
49.6
(9.8)
43.7
(6.5)
37.6
(3.1)
34.9
(1.6)
42.2
(5.7)
Record low °F (°C) 6
(−14)
10
(−12)
14
(−10)
28
(−2)
32
(0)
33
(1)
35
(2)
40
(4)
31
(−1)
28
(−2)
7
(−14)
4
(−16)
4
(−16)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 5.06
(128.5)
3.67
(93.2)
3.88
(98.6)
3.21
(81.5)
2.4
(61)
2.12
(53.8)
0.9
(23)
1.57
(39.9)
2.09
(53.1)
3.3
(84)
4.73
(120.1)
5.59
(142)
38.52
(978.4)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 1.8
(4.6)
0.7
(1.8)
0.1
(0.3)
0.1
(0.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.4
(1)
1.1
(2.8)
4.2
(10.7)
Average precipitation days 20 18 19 17 14 12 7 9 11 15 19 22 183
Source: [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: La Grande, Washington
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Climate Summary for La Grande, Washington
  4. ^ "LA GRANDE, WASHINGTON (454360)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 16, 2015.