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Tacoma, Washington, gets 44 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 3 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 146.

On average, there are 141 sunny days per year in Tacoma, Washington. The July high is around 77 degrees. The January low is 37. Sperling's comfort index for Tacoma is a 79 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.

  CLIMATETacoma, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  43.839.2
  Snowfall (in.)  2.925.8
  Precipitation Days  146102
  Sunny Days  141205
  Avg. July High  76.686.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  37.222.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7954
  UV Index  2.64.3
  Elevation ft.  2631,443


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As Summer Comes to a Close
I'm reminded, as I am every year, that the Puget Sound has the best summer weather in the country. An average of four days a year 90+. Cool, clear evenings that... (read more)
Tacoma's okay, has its good and bad just like every other city. Mild climate just too wet. Lived here my whole life. Plan on moving someday, hopefully to a nice warm... (read more)
A town grown large
Tacoma...when I moved here thirty-five years ago, it was a town retaining a flavor of its' Scandinavian heritage. It was blue collar,...a working man's town. In the... (read more)
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Re: Most Stressful cities
My family has lived in the metro Tacoma, Wa. area for more than 40+yrs, and we have never felt what is being said regarding this area....precisely that Tacoma is the #1... (read more)
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Beautiful Sound Views, Affordable housing from affordable to million dollar water front homes and everything in between. Quiet Community, great Schools with parental... (read more)
Tacoma is really cool
I moved to the north end a year ago, from Seattle, and found Tacoma is actually a really cool city. Small enough to be affordable and livable, big enough to have... (read more)
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