Shoreline, Washington 

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Climate in Shoreline, Washington

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

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

On average, there are 150 sunny days per year in Shoreline. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Shoreline gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 156 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 5 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Shoreline is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Washington.

7.4 / 10
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Shoreline, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Shoreline, WashingtonUnited States
  36.6 in.38.1 in.
  4.6 in.27.8 in.
  156.1 days106.2 days
  150 days205 days
  74.2°85.8°
  37.1°21.7°
  7.47
  2.64.3
  482 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 Shoreline with an average high temperature of 75.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Washington. In Shoreline, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Shoreline are August, July and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Shoreline with an average of 35.9°. This is one of the warmest places in Washington.


In Shoreline, there are 1.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Washington.


In Shoreline, there are 22.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Washington.


In Shoreline, 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 Shoreline with 6.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 38% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.6 inches in Shoreline means that it is drier than most places in Washington.


November is the rainiest month in Shoreline with 18.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.4 rainy days. There are 156.1 rainy days annually in Shoreline, 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 13% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 4.6 inches in Shoreline means that it is about average compared to other places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Shoreline with 2.1 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Shoreline    2 Reviews
    Weather - 9/27/2009
    The rain and cloudy skies can really become depressing, yet the beautiful summers can be so uplifting. If you keep yourself busy during the rainy months, you can survive... Read More

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    Good commuity churches - 4/14/2006
    Shoreline has some congregations that really take their connection to the community seriously. First Lutheran; St. Luke RC, Richmond Beach UCC, All top places to get... Read More


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