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Bellingham, Washington, gets 36 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 12 inches. The average US city gets 25 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 74 degrees. The January low is 30. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 77 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATEBellingham, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  3636.5
  Snowfall (in.)  11.625
  Precipitation Days  168100
  Sunny Days  157205
  Avg. July High  7486.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  30.120.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7744
  UV Index  2.54.3
  Elevation ft.  1901,443
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)
Hard to make it work
My wife and I have lived here for over six years now and we both have really struggled with it. We are outdoors people and moved up here from Southern California to... (read more)
Beautiful Views....Nice Folks!
Bellingham WA. is really beautiful. With it's great waterfront, mountain views, lush forests, etc. Bike riding, hiking, kayaking, sailing, all sorts of recreational... (read more)
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re: Friendly People - 6/21/2008
I have friends in Bham, they all say that it's a nice place to live, especially if you like rain, which I do. Can't fish or ski without rain and snow, that's fact. The... (read more)
re: the weather - 9/18/2012
Down here in SF, we are dying from the constant warm sunny weather.... this drought and global warming stuff is awful. We may get a little overcast, but our rainy... (read more)
Bellingham rocks
the college and town are awesome. Chuckanut is cool drive. Great getaway from Vancouver BC or Seattle for a... (read more)
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