Climate of Cheney
Cheney, Washington gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year.
In winter, Cheney averages 44 inches of snow per year, but not all at once! All-weather tires are generally sufficient, and the City is able to plow the entire town in 24 hours.
On average, there are 177 sunny days per year in Cheney.
Summer daytime temperatures range from the low 80s to the mid-90s. With its low humidity, Cheney's hot summer temperatures are more tolerable than many other places. At 2,300 feet, Cheney's summer nighttime temperatures will drop into the low 60s to low 50s.
Winter day time temperatures range from the 20s to low 30s. Periodic cold snaps can drop day temperatures into the single digits. Winter nights will range from teens to mid-20s. It is not unusual to hit zero at least once a winter, and those cold snaps can bring nights into the minus zero range.
The sun comes out in the winter, and shining on the hills makes for spectacular views. On the other hand, high pressure domes in winter can lock us into several days of fog and low clouds, though the buildup of frost on trees and shrubs is beautiful.
The prevailing winds are from the southwest, but our warmest summer and coldest winter winds come from the northeast.
Overall, depending on where you live in town, the temperatures in Cheney will be 2 to 4 degrees cooler than the official Spokane reading.
For more climate information go to U.S. Climate Data