Tag: Seattle Rain September 2012

Recent Months Among Seattle’s Driest

Filed in Weather Records Posted on September 30, 2012 9:43 pm by 0 Comments
Recent Months Among Seattle’s Driest

We’re second only to the Summer of Love. Not since the days of Haight-Ashbury and psychedelic rock has Seattle been this dry from July to September. With a paltry .03 inches of precipitation in the last 30 days, our three-month rainfall total now stands at 1.07 inches—the second-driest July 1-Sept. 30 period on record. Only […]

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Lots of Sun, Little Rain

Filed in Sun Posted on September 23, 2012 7:38 pm by 0 Comments
Lots of Sun, Little Rain

The rain gauge at Sea-Tac must be getting pretty bored. In the past two months, the airport has measured just .03 inches, all of it falling in the last two weeks. What’s more, on the three occasions that measurable rainfall has made its way into the gauge, the amount has been the exact same—.01 inches. […]

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Driest September Out of Reach

Filed in Weather Records Posted on September 16, 2012 8:31 pm by 2 Comments
Driest September Out of Reach

Whether or not it rains again this month is anyone’s guess. One thing’s for certain, however—September won’t end as Seattle’s driest. Our chances for the driest September on record actually went out the window a week ago, when that streak-busting .01 inches of rain landed in the gauge at Sea-Tac. That’s because the most parched […]

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The Rain Retreats, Again

Filed in Warm Weather Posted on September 12, 2012 2:38 pm by 0 Comments
The Rain Retreats, Again

Let the dry weather begin anew. After experiencing our first set of back-to-back days with measurable precipitation since early July, it didn’t rain in Seattle yesterday. Nor will it today, tomorrow or the day after. In fact, thanks to a ridge of high pressure entrenched along the West Coast, another string of rain-free days lies […]

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Parched No More: Dry Streak Ends at 48 Days

Filed in Weather Records Posted on September 10, 2012 6:54 am by 0 Comments
Parched No More: Dry Streak Ends at 48 Days

It wasn’t much, but it was enough. .01 inches of rain fell at Sea-Tac Airport late Sunday night, ending Seattle’s streak of consecutive days without measurable precipitation at 48. The prolonged dry spell, which lasted from July 23 through Sept. 8, goes into the books tied with June 23-Aug. 10, 1922 as the second longest […]

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Demise of the Dry Spell

Filed in Weather Records Posted on September 6, 2012 2:17 pm by 0 Comments
Demise of the Dry Spell

We haven’t seen rain in 46 days and a high below 70 in 38. By Monday, we’ll have witnessed both. That’s because the earlier-advertised weak cold front is still on track to blow through Seattle Sunday night into Monday, giving us our first measurable rainfall since July 22. Cooler air will also invade the region […]

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