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Seattle, Washington, gets 36 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 11 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 155.

On average, there are 152 sunny days per year in Seattle, Washington. The July high is around 75 degrees. The January low is 37. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 72 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATESeattle, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  35.936.5
  Snowfall (in.)  1125
  Precipitation Days  155100
  Sunny Days  152205
  Avg. July High  7586.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  36.720.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7244
  UV Index  2.64.3
  Elevation ft.  1701,443


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The Wet
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Seattle/Miserable Town
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Its what you expect
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Great city but don't be naive
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