Tag: Seattle Average Yearly Rainfall

Rain Stats

Filed in Posted on January 25, 2013 12:52 pm by

Seattle averages 37.49 inches of precipitation a year, with the vast majority falling as rain instead of snow. Official precipitation totals for the city are measured at Sea-Tac Airport, which is actually located south of the Seattle city limits. Regardless, Seattle’s precipitation has been logged there since 1945—with records from 1948 onward now digitized by […]

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40 Inches and Counting

Filed in Rain Posted on November 29, 2012 3:33 pm by 0 Comments
40 Inches and Counting

Here’s to 40 and beyond. Moderate rain showers hit Sea-Tac Airport earlier this afternoon, lifting the total precipitation observed in Seattle this year above 40 inches—some 2.5 inches higher than the yearly norm, with a month and a day to go. With the rainy pattern that began yesterday expected to remain in place well into […]

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2012 Rainfall Nearing 40 Inches

Filed in Rain Posted on November 25, 2012 6:57 pm by 0 Comments
2012 Rainfall Nearing 40 Inches

The big four-oh is almost here. The only question: Will Seattle reach 40 inches of rain for the year on Wednesday or Thursday? Our recent soggy weather—including the record-setting 2.13 inches that drenched the city on Nov. 19, and the 1.26 inches that fell on Friday—has pushed Seattle’s 2012 rainfall total to the brink of […]

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