Tag: Pacific Northwest Rainfall
Can’t we drag this out a little while longer? Dry weather is engulfing the region for the fifth straight day, with patches of blue sky peeking out from the haze—enough to ignite a burst of spring fever up and down Puget Sound. Fresh off the heels of our first rain-free weekend in two months, warmer […]
Hope you took a good look outside at the raindrops this morning. They were probably the last ones we’ll see this year. After a long, drippy weekend, a cold front moved through Western Washington earlier today, bringing a final smattering of rain to the area ahead of what promises to be a lengthy stretch of […]
You almost don’t need a coat. Cloudy skies and warmer air from the west have propelled temperatures north of the 50-degree mark for just the second time this month, with Seattle reaching 52 degrees earlier this afternoon. It’s been equally balmy elsewhere, with 53-degree readings in both Tacoma and Renton, while Whidbey Island also hit […]
The deck was already stacked against us to begin with. Heading into the holiday respite, Seattle’s numbers weren’t pretty: 10 Memorial Day weekends since 2000 had featured rain on at least one of the days from Friday to Monday. Make that 11.
What goes up must come down. Two weeks after skyrocketing to a chart-topping 87, the mercury plunged in the opposite direction yesterday, peaking at just 52 degrees—the coldest high temperature ever observed in Seattle on May 22. Previously, the record for the day belonged to 1984, when a soaking 0.67 inches of rain held the […]
You’d think, being a mom and all, that Mother Nature would have arranged for our sunny spell to extend through Sunday. Unfortunately, with rain returning this weekend, a dry Mother’s Day isn’t in the cards. Guess she figures Seattle moms have been spoiled enough recently? Undeniably, it’s been a fantastic start to May across the […]