What is the weather like in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene?

What is the weather like in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene?

Summer is great for recreation with many mountains and lakes nearby.  Many people confuse this area with Seattle/Portland type weather where it constantly rains.  Spokane and Coeur d'Alene boast 260 sunny days out of the year and the average annual rain fall is just 16 inches! The average temperature in July is 83 degrees F. 

Winter days are often foggy and the average temperature in December is 35 degrees F. The average snow fall is about 46 inches a year in lower elevations. The near by mountains are great for the skiing and snowboarding season.