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Bellingham, Washington, gets 39 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 6 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 168.

On average, there are 157 sunny days per year in Bellingham, Washington. The July high is around 73 degrees. The January low is 35. Sperling's comfort index for Bellingham is a 76 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATEBellingham, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  3939.2
  Snowfall (in.)  5.925.8
  Precipitation Days  168102
  Sunny Days  157205
  Avg. July High  72.786.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  34.722.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7654
  UV Index  2.54.3
  Elevation ft.  1901,443


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Love this area, especially in Summer and parts of Spring/Autumn. But to be honest it rains alot here. Then when it isn't raining, there will be clouds and cold. I've... (read more)
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Bellingham rocks
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the weather
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Never Get Used to the Weather
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