Map of Salem in United States of America

Salem Climate

Salem is a city within United States of America (but not the capital city). It is in the state of Oregon.

Best time to visit Salem

The best time to visit Salem is during months May, June, July, August, September and October when the average temperatures are perhaps a little cooler than preferred but still a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F. If you don't mind bringing a coat, you might also enjoy visiting Salem during January, February, March, April, November and December but average temperatures are fairly cool (between 0°C / 32.0°F and 10°C / 50.0°F).


The warmest time of year in Salem is in August when it is 19.3°C / 66.7°F on average, but could get up to 27.8°C / 82.0°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Salem is in January when it is 4.2°C / 39.6°F on average, but could get down to 0.4°C / 39.6°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 6 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 6 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 0 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Salem Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Salem in Oregon which resides in United States of America.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C4.267.69.512.5516.3519.0519.316.411.57.24.45
Max Temperature in °C810.813.215.819.423.627.627.824.417.911.38
Min Temperature in °C0.41.223.25.79.110.510.88.45.13.10.9

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F39.642.845.749.154.661.466.366.761.552.745.040.0
Max Temperature in °F46.451.455.860.466.974.581.782.075.964.252.346.4
Min Temperature in °F32.734.235.637.842.348.450.951.447.141.237.633.6

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Salem throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM150.4114.3105.961.547.83414.219.339.475.7159.5172.7
Total rainfall in Inches5.94.54.22.41.91.30.60.81.63.06.36.8
Total number of rainy days14.812.613.910.18.25.52.23.15.69.415.615.6
Chances of rain47.7%45.0%44.8%33.7%26.5%18.3%7.1%10.0%18.7%30.3%52.0%50.3%

Salem Climate Graph

Below is a climate graph for Salem, United States of America. It shows the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres for each month.

Salem Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is a climate graph for Salem, United States of America with the average temperatures throughout the year in Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches for each month.

Salem Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches