Gig Harbor, Washington 

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Weather in Gig Harbor, Washington

The most pleasant months of the year for Gig Harbor are August, July and September. In Gig Harbor, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Gig Harbor with an average high temperature of 76.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Gig Harbor with 0.7 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Gig Harbor, WA

1 AM PST

Partly Sunny

58°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayPartly Sunny78° / 55°SSW 8 mph
ThursdaySunny83° / 58°NNE 5 mph
FridaySunny83° / 60°NW 7 mph
SaturdaySlight Chance Light Rain77° / 55°SSW 8 mph
SundaySunny80° / 55°W 1 mph
MondaySunny80° / 56°NNE 5 mph
TuesdaySunny78° / 56°WNW 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Gig Harbor area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

7.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January47° 37°
February50° 37°
March54° 39°
April59° 42°
May66° 47°
June70° 51°
July76° 54°
August76° 55°
September71° 51°
October60° 45°
November51° 40°
December46° 36°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Gig Harbor
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January07190
February06151
March03180
April01150
May00110
June0090
July1050
August0050
September0070
October00130
November03200
December08181

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.


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Reviews for Gig Harbor    16 Reviews
Paradise! - 8/20/2018
I’ve lived here for five months. I’m 66 years old and this has been the nicest summer of my entire life. It’s been beautiful every single day. I live out on key... Read More

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Gig Harbor weather misleadfing - 11/19/2015
Sperling's Best Places' report on Gig Harbor's weather climate is very misleading. It states the average annual snowfall is 9.7 inches. It hasn't snowed that much in a... Read More

Here we go... - 8/20/2015
We are moving to Gig Harbor next week. After visiting many times, we are glad to leave the drought and cost of living in California. What we are looking forward to... Read More


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