Seattle, Washington 

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Climate in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington gets 37 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 75 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.


Seattle gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 92 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.


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  CLIMATESeattle, WashingtonUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)36.839.2
  Snowfall (in.)5.025.8
  Precipitation Days92.2102.0
  Sunny Days152205
  Avg. July High74.886.1
  Avg. Jan. Low37.022.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)7954
  UV Index2.64.3
  Elevation ft.1701443
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    Reviews for Seattle    288 Reviews
    There's no place like home - 8/18/2018
    I've lived in Seattle full time for 17 years and love it more as time passes. For me I love my neighborhood (and several other neighborhoods) and my community. The city... Read More

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    Glad I at least checked it out - 4/8/2018
    In 1990, I visited Seattle for the first time and I fell in love with it. Seattle was a different town back then as I have quickly figured out being here now for the... Read More

    So much to love.... - 3/24/2018
    I've visited Seattle many times and have friends there. Love the cultural offerings, food/wine quality. Expensive real estate which is usually the case in places with so... Read More

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