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Post Office at La Grande, WA
US Post Office in La Grande, WA - 8 May 2009
La Grande, Washington
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Washington
County Pierce
Elevation 965 ft (294 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98348
Area code(s) 360
GNIS feature ID 1521804

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.

Climate

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

Climate data for La Grande
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 65
(18.3)
70
(21.1)
74
(23.3)
83
(28.3)
92
(33.3)
96
(35.6)
98
(36.7)
102
(38.9)
94
(34.4)
85
(29.4)
75
(23.9)
66
(18.9)
102
(38.9)
Average high °F (°C) 45
(7.2)
49.1
(9.5)
51.9
(11.06)
57.7
(14.28)
65.8
(18.78)
71
(21.7)
77.6
(25.33)
77
(25)
71
(21.7)
60.6
(15.89)
50.6
(10.33)
46.3
(7.94)
60.3
(15.72)
Average low °F (°C) 33.1
(0.61)
35.4
(1.89)
35.9
(2.17)
38.7
(3.72)
44
(6.7)
48.9
(9.39)
52.2
(11.22)
52.8
(11.56)
49.6
(9.78)
43.7
(6.5)
37.6
(3.11)
34.9
(1.61)
42.2
(5.67)
Record low °F (°C) 6
(-14.4)
10
(-12.2)
14
(-10)
28
(-2.2)
32
(0)
33
(0.6)
35
(1.7)
40
(4.4)
31
(-0.6)
28
(-2.2)
7
(-13.9)
4
(-15.6)
4
(-15.6)
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)
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)
Avg. precipitation days 20 18 19 17 14 12 7 9 11 15 19 22 183
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