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Washington, Washington, 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, Washington. 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.

  CLIMATEWashington, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  36.936.5
  Snowfall (in.)  17.425
  Precipitation Days  135100
  Sunny Days  165205
  Avg. July High  79.286.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  29.320.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7244
  UV Index  2.94.3
  Elevation ft.  1,9071,443


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The bluest skies are in Seattle ...
.. but only because the greyest ones are too. For about 4 months out of the year it's beautiful here. Brilliant sunshine, crystal clear skies and warm (sometimes too... (read more)
poor climate comment
WA has 72" of rain west of 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)
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You Could Do Better...
I was born in 1967 and have lived all over these wonderful United States. From Queen Anne in Seattle to Coconut Grove in Miami...I mean I've lived all over the place.... (read more)
Nice place to live. Has a moderate weather pattern, green all year around-rare snow, which is gone in one day-- draw back-expensive to... (read more)
A little piece of heaven
Coming from the East Coast, Eastern Washington with it's beautiful scenery & temped weather is wonderful. After living on flat Long Island for the first half of my... (read more)
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