Tag: Seattle Dry Spell

First Freeze of the Season; Chilly Weather Continues Tomorrow

Filed in Cold Weather Posted on November 21, 2013 3:16 pm by 0 Comments
First Freeze of the Season; Chilly Weather Continues Tomorrow

After lying dormant for two-thirds of the year, it was back to work this morning. Roused from a months-long hibernation, local ice scrapers returned to the job today as the mercury dipped to 31 degrees in Seattle—the city’s first freeze since March 4. The chilly reading—our coldest since slumping to 29 last January—is a sign […]

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A Drier Than Normal January?

Filed in Rain Posted on January 27, 2013 2:19 pm by 0 Comments
A Drier Than Normal January?

Less than five days and over 2 inches to go. Can Seattle reach its average January rainfall by the end of the month? Today marks the fifth day of rain in Seattle—following a near-record stretch of 12 dry days that ended with .20 inches of precipitation last Thursday. Since the wet weather returned, we’ve logged […]

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Content at 34

Filed in Cold Weather Posted on January 24, 2013 3:12 pm by 0 Comments
Content at 34

It could have been a little warmer, but who’s complaining? The mercury only slumped to 34 degrees at Sea-Tac Airport this morning—three below our average mid-January low, but all-around balmy in light of our recent bout with subfreezing temperatures. In fact, until yesterday morning’s low of 36, Seattle had fallen below 32 degrees every single […]

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Locked in Cold, Socked in Fog

Filed in Fog Posted on January 17, 2013 4:36 pm by 2 Comments
Locked in Cold, Socked in Fog

Can’t remember the last time it rained in Seattle? No worries—the whole city’s been in a foggy state of mind. Chilly fog swept into the metro area once again early this morning, casting a blanket of gray from Everett to Tacoma while mountain locations basked in 45-degree sunshine. The topsy-turvy weather setup, known in the […]

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Cold and Dry in the Heart of Winter

Filed in Cold Weather Posted on January 13, 2013 4:38 pm by 2 Comments
Cold and Dry in the Heart of Winter

13 days into the new year, and we’ve already topped the coldest temperature seen in all of 2012—twice. After plunging to 25 degrees on Saturday morning, the thermometer at Sea-Tac Airport dipped to 24 at sunrise today, two degrees cooler than last year’s low of 26, set on a snowy Sunday in January. The chilly […]

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Soggy Second Half Leads to Seattle’s Fifth-Wettest October

Filed in Rain Posted on November 1, 2012 12:16 pm by 0 Comments
Soggy Second Half Leads to Seattle’s Fifth-Wettest October

And you thought only politicians were masters at flip-flopping. October 2012 has pulled off an impressive about-face of its own, having gone from near-record dryness in the first third of the month to a top-five finish in the ranks of Seattle’s wettest Octobers. Although it seems like eons ago, what with our constantly drippy skies, […]

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