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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Washington, Washington, gets 38 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 16 inches. The average US city gets 26 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 31. Sperling's comfort index for Washington is a 74 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.

  CLIMATEWashington, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  38.439.2
  Snowfall (in.)  16.125.8
  Precipitation Days  135102
  Sunny Days  165205
  Avg. July High  79.386.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  30.822.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7454
  UV Index  2.94.3
  Elevation ft.  1,9071,443

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Looking for Warmer Climate
Looking for a warmer area to... (read more)
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 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)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
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)
Washington
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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