Port Angeles, Washington 

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Climate in Port Angeles, Washington

Port Angeles, Washington gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Port Angeles averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 133 sunny days per year in Port Angeles. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Port Angeles gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 144 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 69 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Port Angeles is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Washington.

6.9 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Port Angeles, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Port Angeles, WashingtonUnited States
  35.5 in.38.1 in.
  3.3 in.27.8 in.
  144.3 days106.2 days
  133 days205 days
  69.1°85.8°
  34.6°21.7°
  6.97
  2.74.3
  72 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 Port Angeles with an average high temperature of 70.0°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Washington. In Port Angeles, there are 1 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Port Angeles are August, July and September.


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


In Port Angeles, there are 0.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Washington.


In Port Angeles, there are 44.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Washington.


In Port Angeles, 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 Port Angeles with 6.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 42% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.5 inches in Port Angeles means that it is drier than most places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Port Angeles with 18.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 144.3 rainy days annually in Port Angeles, 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 13% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 3.3 inches in Port Angeles means that it is less snowy than most places in Washington. November is the snowiest month in Port Angeles with 0.9 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Port Angeles    16 Reviews
    NOT RECOMMENDED!!! - 3/21/2019
    Bad drug problems. Poor economics. Too remote. Mixed bag of humanity with some nice folks & social derelicts. NOT... Read More

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    terrible. - 6/11/2018
    I came here from upstate NY a year ago to what was sold as "heaven with very, very little crime". I arrive here to find no housing available, a bigger drug problem that... Read More

    Drug infested, dead economy, terrible wet weather. - 6/11/2018
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