Olympia, Washington 

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Weather in Olympia, Washington

The most pleasant months of the year for Olympia are August, July and September. In Olympia, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Olympia with an average high temperature of 78.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Washington. February is the snowiest month in Olympia with 2.3 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Olympia, WA

10 PM PST

Light Rain Likely

53°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightLight Rain Likely48° / 59°SSW 2 to 8 mph
Wednesday NightChance Light Rain47° / 62°S 5 mph
Thursday NightLight Rain50° / 56°S 5 to 12 mph
Friday NightLight Rain46° / 54°S 6 to 9 mph
Saturday NightLight Rain43° / 54°S 6 to 10 mph
Sunday NightLight Rain44° / 53°SSE 6 to 9 mph
Monday NightLight Rain43° / 52°SSW 8 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Olympia area is 9.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

9.2 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January46° 34°
February50° 33°
March54° 36°
April60° 38°
May66° 44°
June71° 48°
July77° 52°
August78° 52°
September72° 47°
October61° 41°
November51° 37°
December45° 33°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Olympia
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January012211
February012171
March09190
April04160
May00130
June1090
July2050
August2050
September0080
October03140
November08210
December013201

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 Olympia    38 Reviews
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

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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

Great place for real people (!) - 1/22/2020
Olympia is great. It's a big small town with a political lean due to the location of the states capital, and draws people from all over the country due to it's... Read More


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