Seattle, Washington 

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Climate in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Seattle averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 152 sunny days per year in Seattle. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37

Sperling's Comfort Index for Seattle is a 79 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Seattle gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 155 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.

CLIMATE

  CLIMATESeattle, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)43.439.2
  Snowfall (in.)5.125.8
  Precipitation Days155.0102.0
  Sunny Days152205
  Avg. July High75.886.1
  Avg. Jan. Low37.122.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)7954
  UV Index2.64.3
  Elevation ft.1772443
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    Reviews for Seattle    293 Reviews
    Why is Seattle even on this list? It's a horrible - 3/21/2019
    I live an hour north of Seattle and avoid it like the plague. Yes the scenery is beautiful but it has the highest property crime in the nation due to all the homeless.... Read More

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    Seattle has become a garbage dump. Don't go there! - 3/18/2019
    I have lived in the Seattle area for 50 years. Seattle is in a stunning area geographically. It is in an area with miles of shoreline (the “Salish Sea”), snowcapped... Read More

    We will never return to Seattle - 1/30/2019
    We recently visited the once beautiful, safe city of Seattle and was appalled of how it had become a dangerous garbage dump. There were homeless people everywhere... Read More


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