Tacoma, Washington 

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Weather in Tacoma, Washington

The most pleasant months of the year for Tacoma are August, July and September. In Tacoma, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Tacoma with an average high temperature of 77.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in Tacoma with 1.1 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 - Tacoma, WA

5 PM PST

Rain Showers Likely

60°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayRain Showers Likely63° / 52°SW 12 to 15 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers62° / 50°SW 6 to 10 mph
SundayMostly Sunny65° / 50°WNW 2 to 6 mph
MondaySunny69° / 52°NNE 3 to 9 mph
TuesdaySunny71° / 53°NNE 8 mph
WednesdaySunny75° / 54°NE 2 to 6 mph
ThursdaySunny74° / 54°NNE 2 to 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Tacoma 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° 36°
March55° 39°
April60° 42°
May66° 47°
June71° 51°
July77° 55°
August77° 55°
September71° 51°
October61° 45°
November52° 40°
December46° 35°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Tacoma
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January07181
February06151
March03180
April01150
May00120
June0090
July1050
August1050
September0070
October01130
November04190
December09181

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 Tacoma    38 Reviews
Not after 23 years - 7/14/2020
Having lived over half my life here I can tell you real friends are few and far between. You will go through many and only have a handful who stick with you. Your... Read More

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Best Place I've Ever Lived By Far - 6/27/2020
Here's the thing. I've lived in nine states during my lifetime (I'm 51 years old at the time of this writing). I grew up and lived most of my life in Indianapolis, but... Read More

Tacoma's potential - 4/28/2018
I decided to start taking all public transportation and walking the rest of the way to work every day since my taxes were paying for it. I live on hilltop and work on... Read More


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