Bend, Oregon is the perfect place to unleash your inner passion for outdoor recreation. The largest city east of the Cascade Mountains, Bend offers kayaking and rafting on the triple waterfalls of the Deschutes river, fly fishing for trout and steelhead, world-class rock climbing, hiking, camping, skiing and riding on Mt. Bachelor, and even cave spelunking. Myriad galleries, restaurants, boutiques, specialty shops and an outdoor amphitheater only enhance your visit. With everything Bend has to offer, you’ll probably have to take multiple trips to experience it all.
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Bend’s climate is typical of the high desert with cool nights and sunny days with low humidity. Annual precipitation averages 12 inches, which is part of the average snowfall of 34 inches. The winter season in Bend provides typical daytime temperatures in the 30s to 50s. Nighttime temperatures range from 22 to 51 degrees F.
A typical Central Oregon summer is marked with daily temperatures in the 80s and 90s during the day, and the mid 40s and 50s during the night. Hard frosts are not unheard of during the summer months. Autumn usually brings warm, dry days and cooler nights. Bend is known for its annual Indian summer and an average of 300 days of sunshine per year (the highest in the state).
Annual Average High: 72; Annual Average Low: 43
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Bend, Oregon is in the Pacific Time Zone and observes Daylight Saving Time.
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If you are traveling with prescription medicines, carry them in their original containers and bring a copy of your prescription. If you buy medications abroad, be aware that they may not be FDA-approved or allowed into the United States. For more information on customs rules and regulations, please contact 202.354.1000 or visit www.cbp.gov.