Arlington, Washington 

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Climate in Arlington, Washington

Arlington, Washington gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Arlington averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 160 sunny days per year in Arlington. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Arlington gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 174 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 74 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Arlington is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

7.2 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Arlington, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Arlington, WashingtonUnited States
  41.5 in.38.1 in.
  4.9 in.27.8 in.
  174.1 days106.2 days
  160 days205 days
  73.9°85.8°
  35.2°21.7°
  7.27
  2.74.3
  115 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Arlington with an average high temperature of 75.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Washington. In Arlington, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Arlington are August, July and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Arlington with an average of 33.8°. This is warmer than most places in Washington.


In Arlington, there are 1.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Washington.


In Arlington, there are 39.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Washington.


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


November is the wettest month in Arlington with 6.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 34% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.5 inches in Arlington means that it is about average compared to other places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Arlington with 20.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 6.0 rainy days. There are 174.1 rainy days annually in Arlington, which is rainier than most places in Washington. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 4.9 inches in Arlington means that it is about average compared to other places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Arlington with 1.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Arlington    4 Reviews
    Very high property tax - 10/25/2017
    Arlington is a nice area, however the property taxes are very high. We built a home here in 2015 . The home is similar to the one we lived in in Arlington's "twin" city... Read More

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    A comfortable place to live - 8/21/2009
    Arlington is north of Seattle. Like the entire Greater Seattle area, the quality of life is easy going. The weather is generally gentle all year long. A little snow in... Read More

    Something for everyone. - 4/19/2009
    We live on the West side of I-5, area known as Smokey Point/Lakewood/7 Lakes. As do several other family members. The area still has a very rural feeling without driving... Read More


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