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Spokane, WA vs Seattle, WA

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Highlights

On average, there are 152 sunny days per year in Seattle. Spokane averages 171 sunny days per year. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Seattle, Washington gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. Spokane, Washington gets 17.2 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38.1 inches of rain per year.

Seattle averages 4.6 inches of snow per year. Spokane averages 43.9 inches of snow per year. The US average is 27.8 inches of snow per year.


Weather Highlights

Seattle, Washington
Summer High:
the July high is around 75.8 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4.6 inches of snow a year

Spokane, Washington
Summer High:
the July high is around 83.5 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 17.2 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43.9 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Seattle

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Seattle is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Washington.

7.5 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Seattle, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Spokane

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Spokane is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Washington.

6.7 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Spokane, while December and January are the least comfortable months.


Today's Weather - Spokane, WA

9 PM PST

Mostly Clear

75°F

DAYDESCRIPTIONHIGH / LOWWIND
TonightMostly Clear56° / 92°S 3 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear59° / 96°SE 3 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear61° / 100°NE 3 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear63° / 102°NE 5 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy66° / 101°S 5 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy66° / 100°S 2 to 6 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear66° / 99°S 2 to 6 mph

Today's Weather - Seattle, WA

9 PM PST

Partly Cloudy

69°F

DAYDESCRIPTIONHIGH / LOWWIND
TonightPartly Cloudy58° / 79°NE 6 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy60° / 78°NE 3 to 8 mph
Tuesday NightClear60° / 81°NNE 2 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightPartly Cloudy63° / 85°NNE 3 to 9 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear63° / 79°NW 6 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear60° / 80°N 6 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear61° / 81°NNW 3 to 7 mph

Average Monthly High / Low (°F)
MonthSpokane, WASeattle, WA
January35° / 24°48° / 37°
February40° / 25°51° / 37°
March49° / 31°54° / 40°
April58° / 36°59° / 43°
May66° / 42°65° / 48°
June74° / 49°70° / 53°
July84° / 53°76° / 57°
August83° / 53°76° / 57°
September73° / 45°71° / 53°
October58° / 35°60° / 46°
November42° / 29°52° / 40°
December33° / 22°46° / 36°

Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Spokane / Seattle
MonthHot DaysFreezing DaysRainy DaysSnowy Days
January0 / 025 / 614 / 188 / 1
February0 / 023 / 510 / 155 / 1
March0 / 018 / 212 / 174 / 0
April0 / 08 / 010 / 151 / 0
May0 / 02 / 011 / 120 / 0
June1 / 00 / 08 / 100 / 0
July7 / 10 / 04 / 60 / 0
August7 / 00 / 04 / 50 / 0
September1 / 02 / 05 / 80 / 0
October0 / 010 / 09 / 130 / 0
November0 / 019 / 314 / 194 / 0
December0 / 027 / 714 / 189 / 1
July is the hottest month for Spokane with an average high temperature of 83.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Washington. In Spokane, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Spokane are June, September and August.

August is the hottest month for Seattle with an average high temperature of 76.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Washington. In Seattle, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Seattle are August, July and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Spokane with an average of 22.1°. This is colder than most places in Washington.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Seattle with an average of 35.9°. This is one of the warmest places in Washington.



In Spokane, there are 16.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Washington.

In Seattle, there are 1.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Washington.



In Spokane, there are 133.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Washington.

In Seattle, there are 24.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Washington.



In Spokane, there are 2.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Washington.

In Seattle, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Washington.



December is the wettest month in Spokane with 2.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 34% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 17.2 inches in Spokane means that it is drier than most places in Washington.


November is the wettest month in Seattle with 6.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.8 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 39% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.0 inches in Seattle means that it is about average compared to other places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Spokane with 14.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 3.9 rainy days. There are 115.0 rainy days annually in Spokane, which is less rainy than most places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.

November is the rainiest month in Seattle with 18.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.3 rainy days. There are 155.3 rainy days annually in Seattle, which is about average compared to other places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 13% chance of a rainy day.



An annual snowfall of 43.9 inches in Spokane means that it is one of the snowiest places in Washington.

An annual snowfall of 4.6 inches in Seattle means that it is about average compared to other places in Washington.



December is the snowiest month in Spokane with 14.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.

December is the snowiest month in Seattle with 2.1 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.


DID YOU KNOW?

Many people confuse Weather and Climate, but they are different. Weather refers to the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, while Climate refers to the conditions of the atmosphere over a long period of time.

Weather, more specifically, refers to how the atmosphere behaves and its effects on life and human activities. Most people think of Weather in terms of what can be observed: temperature, humidity, precipitation, and cloudy/sunny conditions. Weather conditions constantly change on a minute-to-minute basis.

Climate is a record of the average weather conditions for a given place over a long period of time, often referred to as Climate Normals. A 30-year period of record is a common requirement to be considered a Climate Normal.


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