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Seattle, WA vs Olympia, WA

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- Olympia has 38.7% more rainy days than Seattle.
- Olympia has 10.5% less Sunny Days than Seattle.
- On the BestPlaces comfort index, Olympia scores 5.3% worse than Seattle

 Seattle, WAOlympia, WAUnited States
 Avg. July High767786
 Avg. Jan. Low373422
 Comfort Index (higher=better)7.57.17
 UV Index2.62.64.3

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Reviews for Seattle    321 Reviews
A Bright Star just a bit tinged with age - 3/17/2023
I have lived here since 1975, I moved here from California but was born and raised in Michigan. I would have to say that I never regretted leaving Michigan and their... Read More

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Bittersweet - 6/12/2022
I’ve lived in Seattle for just under 7 years and while it can be a stunningly beautiful place, I am very excited to leave. I’ll start with some of the positive aspects.... Read More

great place to live, but very expensive - 5/28/2022
if you can afford it, Seattle is a very nice place to live and raise a family! however, it is extremely expensive and in the winter, it's rather gloomy. i love gloomy... Read More

Reviews for Olympia    39 Reviews
We L O V E Olympia - especially the local bicycle - 3/2/2022
We moved here from Kitsap Bremerton/Silverdale WA area and this beats it all the way in all material ways. The only reason not to give it 5 stars is the cost of... Read More

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Little Seattle - 9/25/2021
The city is horrible. The business have been chased out by homeless. The city government makes it for difficult for businesses to thrive. If you like what Seattle is... Read More

We love Olympia and retired here - 5/13/2021
Having lived all over the world we decided to retire in Olympia and live on the Puget Sound. Yes it rains but the weather can change dramatically in a day with sun and... Read More

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