Mount Vernon, Washington 

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Climate in Mount Vernon, Washington

Mount Vernon, Washington gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 156 sunny days per year in Mount Vernon. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Mount Vernon gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 165 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 73 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 36
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Mount Vernon, WashingtonUnited States
  38.1 in.38.1 in.
  5.0 in.27.8 in.
  165.0 days106.2 days
  156 days205 days
  72.8°85.8°
  35.7°21.7°
  7.27
  2.64.3
  98 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 Mount Vernon with an average high temperature of 73.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Washington. In Mount Vernon, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Mount Vernon are August, July and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Mount Vernon with an average of 34.6°. This is warmer than most places in Washington.


In Mount Vernon, there are 0.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Washington.


In Mount Vernon, there are 38.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Washington.


In Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon with 6.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 31% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.1 inches in Mount Vernon means that it is about average compared to other places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Mount Vernon with 20.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.6 rainy days. There are 165.0 rainy days annually in Mount Vernon, 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 5.0 inches in Mount Vernon means that it is about average compared to other places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Mount Vernon with 2.0 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Mount Vernon    6 Reviews
    Sweet Community - 10/19/2019
    I'm sure it has its flaws, but what stands with me is that everyone whom i meet here is *so polite!* .. People smile and wave you through in traffic. They speak to you... Read More

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    home inventory - 5/20/2015
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    Climate and location - 5/28/2014
    It rains here a lot. We joke that when the forecast says a 50% chance of rain that it will rain 50% of the day. However, when the sun shines it is beautiful. It is... Read More


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