Bellingham, WA has a mild, temperate climate with an average of 37 inches of rain per year and over 160 sunny days each year. In the summer, temperatures are usually in the 70s, while in winter temperatures can dip into the 30s and 40s. The city is located in a unique climatic zone where it experiences mild summers and relatively mild winters compared to other US cities. This offers locals the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities year round. Bellingham also benefits from its proximity to both the Pacific Ocean and Mount Baker which helps to create a more moderate climate overall.
Bellingham, Washington gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Bellingham averages 9 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 157 sunny days per year in Bellingham. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Bellingham gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 158 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 72 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 9 inches of snow a year