Waldron Airstrip Airport

90WA · United States

Climate Waldron Airstrip Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Orcas Island Airport (KORS) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 64.7 64 65 50 62 56
February 70.5 68 78 71 68 69
March 79.5 76 79 73 82 82
April 84.3 86 79 89 88 89
May 78.0 89 83 89 23
June 90.7 90 90 97 85
July 88.0 93 89 95 82
August 87.9 94 90 88 86
September 81.0 80 94 84 59
October 75.8 74 81 81 65
November 75.4 80 79 64 81
December 63.3 66 45 61 64
Average 78.6 74.0 81.4 80.1 81.6 70.2

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 mi or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 87.4 82 91 70 95 89
February 89.0 91 93 90 89 86
March 95.8 98 95 95 98 96
April 96.6 97 98 97 98 95
May 87.6 96 97 99 24
June 97.6 97 99 100 99
July 94.3 99 98 100 92
August 94.4 97 98 99 95
September 89.1 88 96 94 67
October 88.8 90 91 94 79
November 93.6 98 93 89 95
December 87.6 83 86 84 90
Average 92.1 92.4 94.1 93.3 95.3 83.3

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 3⅛ mi or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.2 8 9 8 9 9
February 7.2 9 8 8 7 8
March 9.9 10 10 11 10 9
April 12.9 13 12 12 14 14
May 16.1 19 15 16 9
June 19.8 20 19 22 19
July 22.3 23 23 23 21
August 22.4 23 24 22 22
September 19.0 19 20 19 20
October 13.7 14 16 14 14
November 10.1 11 8 11 10
December 7.7 11 5 5 9
Average 13.6 10.0 14.8 14.1 14.3 13.5

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 3.7 3 5 3 5 4
February 2.6 5 3 3 2 3
March 4.3 5 4 6 4 4
April 6.4 6 6 6 6 6
May 8.3 11 9 9 1
June 11.9 12 12 13 13
July 13.4 14 14 14 13
August 13.3 15 15 14 12
September 11.6 12 12 11 13
October 8.4 9 10 8 9
November 5.7 6 3 7 6
December 3.8 7 1 1 5
Average 7.4 4.6 8.4 7.9 7.8 7.2

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 14.2 16 16 11 13 26
February 14.3 13 14 8 18 11
March 10.2 11 12 14 8 7
April 11.2 13 14 9 8 6
May 5.9 6 12 7 2
June 7.3 6 10 9 12
July 3.4 5 4 1 6
August 2.6 5 2 3 3
September 8.2 5 6 13 7
October 13.1 14 10 26 6
November 14.6 5 13 31 16
December 16.0 16 21 17 15
Average 10.0 13.3 9.3 9.3 11.8 9.1

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 5.8 5 6 5 6 7
February 6.0 5 6 6 6 6
March 5.5 5 6 6 6 6
April 5.8 5 7 6 5 5
May 4.7 5 6 5 1
June 5.9 7 6 6 6
July 6.1 6 5 6 6
August 5.5 5 6 6 6
September 4.8 4 5 5 5
October 5.3 4 5 6 6
November 5.8 5 5 6 7
December 5.5 4 6 6 5
Average 5.5 4.8 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.4

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 142° 152° 170° 167° 163°
February 216° 166° 189° 153° 189°
March 159° 181° 182° 179° 193°
April 233° 169° 207° 231° 240°
May 183° 182° 197° 239°
June 178° 189° 174° 178°
July 177° 182° 170° 179°
August 195° 190° 176° 189°
September 188° 258° 177° 198°
October 208° 193° 166° 169°
November 210° 110° 171° 173°
December 170° 048° 130° 156°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.