King County, Washington 

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Weather in King County, Washington

The most pleasant months of the year for King County are August, July and September. In King County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for King County with an average high temperature of 76.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in King County with 2.1 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 - King, WA

4 AM PST

Mostly Clear

56°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear55° / 71°WSW 2 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear56° / 71°NW 1 to 8 mph
Wednesday NightLight Rain55° / 59°WSW 2 to 8 mph
Thursday NightChance Light Rain51° / 65°WNW 1 to 8 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy52° / 66°NNE 5 mph
Saturday NightPartly Cloudy52° / 69°NNE 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear56° / 70°NNE 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 36
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the King County area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

7.3 / 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° 36°
February50° 36°
March54° 39°
April59° 42°
May65° 47°
June70° 52°
July76° 55°
August76° 56°
September71° 51°
October60° 45°
November51° 40°
December46° 35°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: King
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January08191
February07151
March03180
April01150
May00130
June00100
July1060
August1050
September0080
October01140
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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