Snow-covered mountains, beautiful gardens, and picturesque rivers beckon you to explore in Southern Oregon. With pleasant year-round weather and countless activities, it is always a great time to pack your bags for this one-of-a-kind region. If you’d like to learn more about the year-round weather in Ashland, Oregon, and the surrounding area, then read on! After you know what to expect throughout the four seasons, uncover the area’s top attractions in our free vacation Guide. Our local guide is full of recommendations on outdoor recreation, celebrations, and dining, so that you can spend less time planning and more time having fun!
Your Guide to the Year-Round Weather in Ashland, OR
Spring | March, April, May
Spring is one of Southern Oregon’s most diverse seasons. March offers snowboarders and skiers a unique opportunity to enjoy the final month of snowy activity. Signs of warmer weather typically appear toward the end of April. During May, you can look forward wildflowers blooming in mountains and reawakening farmers markets. Ashland’s weather averages at lows of 32 in March to 41 in May. High temperatures range from 57 in March to 70 in May.
Summer | June, July, August
Summertime boasts some of the best weather in Southern Oregon. You can look forward to warm days and cool nights. Average summer highs are 78 in June to 86 in August, with refreshing average lows of 46 in June and 50 in August. Because of summer’s favorable conditions, it is the perfect time of year for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the best of what Southern Oregon’s natural beauty offers. It is also ideal for enjoying a midsummer’s night show beneath the stars in the outdoor amphitheater, the Allen Elizabethan Theatre.
Fall | September, October, November
Delightful hues of foliage decorate the landscapes of Ashland in the fall, as golden yellows, vibrant oranges, and brilliant reds paint an idyllic picture of Southern Oregon. The temperatures in September offer relief from warm summer days, with an average temperature low of 44 and a high of 79. The average temperatures in October range from 37 to 67, and the temperatures in November range from 32 to 52. Fall is a special time of the year for many reasons, aside from beautiful colors everywhere, you can also look forward to grape harvest season at local vineyards and pear harvesting at local orchards!
Winter | December, January, February
If you would like to discover a quieter side of Ashland, plan a Southern Oregon winter getaway. Watch as the mountains transform with blankets of snow, making Ashland a premier snowboarding and skiing destination! The Ashland Ski Area average snowfall is around 265 inches per year.
Ski season kicks off toward the end of November and shows at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival are an end-of-winter tradition! Winter temperatures are fairly consistent. You can expect lows of 29 in December and 30 in February. High temperatures range from 46 in December to 53 in February.
How to Make the Most of Your Trip
Now that you know the best time of year to visit Ashland, Oregon, make your vacation even more memorable with our vacation specials. Whether you’re visiting us for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival or a romantic getaway, you’re sure to find a package that includes everything you’re looking for.
When you book any of our elegant suites, like The Sunrise Suite, you can always look forward to luxurious amenities and top-notch service. Daily farm-to-table breakfast is always included in your stay! Heated bathroom floors, access to our heated pool, onsite hiking trails, and complimentary refreshments are a few more perks that we offer guests. If you are ready to plan your trip, check our availability and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at Country Willows B&B Inn!