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ClimateWashington, WAUnited States
Rainfall (in.)36.936.5
Snowfall (in.)17.425
Precipitation Days135100
Sunny Days165205
Avg. July High79.286.5
Avg. Jan. Low29.320.5
Comfort Index (higher=better)7244
UV Index2.94.3
Elevation ft.1,9071,443

Washington, WA, gets 37 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 17 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 135.

On average, there are 165 sunny days per year in Washington, WA. The July high is around 79 degrees. The January low is 29. 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.


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poor climate comment: WA has 72" of rain west of there...so 29" truly is a rain shadow. I live on the coast in Westport/Grayland, Grays Harbor County, and truly wait for those 'sun breaks'... (read more)re: Pacific NW - 10/18/2013: You need to do some research and decide what you want or what you mean! WA is called "The Evergreen State". Hint: rain! But if you come into WA from the... (read more)Pacific NW: Looking for the warmest, driest place to live in... (read more)Have an opinion about Washington? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Washington Click Here