Best Time to Visit Seattle

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Seattle. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Seattle. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Seattle for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 1 °C to 24 °C
Waves Symbol 7 °C to 15 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.985.35 in (4 – 18 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Seattle: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 7 °C
Water max. 7.1 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 11 °C
Water max. 7.6 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 13 °C
Water max. 8.2 °C
AprilApr
MaximumMax. 15 °C
Water max. Popular 3 °C
MayMay
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OctoberOct
TemperaturesTemp. up to 17 °C
Water max. Popular 4 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 11 °C
Water max. 9.5 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 8 °C
Water max. 7.8 °C

Climate Chart Seattle

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Seattle

In the following, you will find the climate table for Seattle, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature10°13°15°19°22°24°24°22°17°11°
Night Temperature11°13°14°12°
Water Temperature10°12°14°14°15°14°11°10°
Precipitation (inch)5.24.093.742.62.011.690.981.31.773.464.925.35
Rainy days171312108745691418
Hours of Sunshine346781010108532
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 11.6 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: August (19 °C)
Coldest month: January (4.2 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 15 °C. Bathing would be very uncomfortable.

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 37.13 inch on 123 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 10.1 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Seattle
scattered clouds     scattered clouds, 2.6 °C
Clouds: 40 %       Wind: 0 mph O
Air Pressure: 1035 hPa       Humidity: 91 %
Last updated: 5th Dec 2021, 07:08 pm
The next days …
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rain and snow2 °C to 4 °Clight rain4 °C to 9 °Clight rain3 °C to 9 °Clight rain2 °C to 4 °Clight rain2 °C to 5 °Cmoderate rain4 °C to 7 °C
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Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 96 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 99 %Clouds: 100 %
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Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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USA: Regions

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