Zip 98405 (Tacoma, WA) 

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Weather in Zip 98405 (Tacoma, WA)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 98405 zip code are August, July and September. In the 98405 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for the 98405 zip code with an average high temperature of 77.2°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Washington. December is the snowiest month in the 98405 zip code with 0.9 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

12 AM PST

Patchy Fog

41°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightPatchy Fog37° / 44°NNE 10 mph
Friday NightLight Rain37° / 43°NE 3 to 10 mph
Saturday NightMostly Cloudy31° / 43°S 6 mph
Sunday NightRain And Snow36° / 44°SSE 2 to 6 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Light Rain33° / 43°ESE 2 to 6 mph
Tuesday NightLight Rain38° / 46°S 3 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightLight Rain37° / 43°SW 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 36
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 (zip 98405) area is 9.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Washington.

9.3 / 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
January47° 36°
February50° 36°
March55° 39°
April60° 42°
May66° 47°
June71° 51°
July77° 55°
August77° 54°
September71° 50°
October61° 45°
November52° 40°
December46° 35°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Tacoma
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January07181
February06151
March04170
April01140
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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