Farmers Almanac Forecast; A Hot Wet Summer of Fun in Yakima
If you're already making plans for a spring and summer of fun in the Yakima valley the folks at The Farmers Almanac says you can plan for great weather. They say April and May will be warmer and slightly wetter than normal, on average. In a nutshell the almanac says;
Summer in Washington State will be warmer and wetter than normal. The hottest periods will be in mid- to late July and early August.
A COOLER SPRING AND A HOT SUMMER ON THE WAY
Specifically for Yakima the almanac says "April and May will be cooler than normal, with above-normal precipitation, on average. Summer will be slightly cooler than normal, with rainfall above average in the north and below normal in the south. Just like the forecast for the state the hottest periods in Yakima will be in mid- to late July and early August.
SUMMER ARRIVES IN LATE JUNE
September and October will be cooler and drier than normal, on average.
The summer of 2022 is ranked as the third-hottest summer in 128 years according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The official first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere is set for June 21, summer solstice. But many people mark the first day of summer on Memorial Day weekend set for May 27-29.
Summer is the season that soo many look forward to in the Yakima valley with the popularity of outdoor sports, festivals and wine tasting. Many people travel to the Yakima valley every spring and summer to take advantage of the dry sunny weather.