Local Information for Redmond
Welcome to Redmond, the heart - literally, the geographical center - of Oregon! Poised on the eastern side of the Cascade Range at an elevation of 3,077 feet, Redmond is located in the High Desert area of the state, a fact that makes Redmond's weather almost a reverse image of Portland's, a mere 143 miles to the north. Whereas annual rainfall in Portland is 37 inches, in Redmond, it's 8. Conversely, while Portland gets about 7 inches of snow annually, Redmond gets about 20. While Portland enjoys clear skies about 68 days a year, Redmond sees the sun a full 162 days. Translation: Whether you're a hiker, a cyclist, a skier or and angler, Redmond offers the perfect climate and hospitable residents anxious to make your visit fun and memorable any time of year.