Edmonds, Washington 

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Climate in Edmonds, Washington

Edmonds, Washington gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Edmonds averages 4 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 Edmonds. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Edmonds 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 74 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Edmonds is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

7.3 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Edmonds, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Edmonds, WashingtonUnited States
  36.7 in.38.1 in.
  3.7 in.27.8 in.
  157.5 days106.2 days
  160 days205 days
  73.8°85.8°
  36.6°21.7°
  7.37
  2.74.3
  66 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 Edmonds with an average high temperature of 74.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Washington. In Edmonds, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Edmonds are August, July and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Edmonds with an average of 35.4°. This is one of the warmest places in Washington.


In Edmonds, there are 0.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Washington.


In Edmonds, there are 26.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Washington.


In Edmonds, 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 Edmonds with 5.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 36% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.7 inches in Edmonds means that it is drier than most places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Edmonds with 18.3 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.5 rainy days. There are 157.5 rainy days annually in Edmonds, which is about average compared to other 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 3.7 inches in Edmonds means that it is less snowy than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Edmonds with 1.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Living in Edmonds WA - 7/25/2015
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    Looking for a Change - 2/11/2012
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    Love Edmonds, WA - 1/22/2012
    Edmonds, WA is one of the best suburbs to live in if you are looking to work in Seattle. It used to be a short 20 minute commute downtown when I was growing up (the... Read More


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