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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

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
  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
The Wet
It doesn't rain nearly as much as people think.... (read more)
re: Seattle Living..hmmmm... - 6/1/2013
While there is truth to this review in some respects, I doubt she lived here very long. The state parks do attract the annoying "granola" types she is talking... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Great city but don't be naive
I lived in Seattle for 34 years and worked downtown nearly all that time. I know the downtown and surrounding areas very well and feel I can speak fairly about the... (read more)
re: Looking to relocate from Minneapolis to Seattl
I've lived in Minneapolis, Florida, California, KC, Madison, Chicago, Bellingham and grew up in Seattle. I currently live in Bellingham, Washington now. I'll be 48 this... (read more)
re: Looking to relocate from Minneapolis to Seattl
I recently moved from Seattle but spent 34 years there. So, unlike many of these posters, I know the city very, very well. Belltown is a great location just north of... (read more)
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