Tag: Seattle Rain Total 2012

2012 Rainfall

Filed in Posted on March 4, 2013 1:07 pm by

2012 was significantly wetter than normal, with 48.26 inches recorded in the gauge at Sea-Tac Airport—nearly 11 inches above Seattle’s 37.49-inch average. This made for the city’s soggiest year since 2006—and the seventh-wettest year on record at Sea-Tac. However, as damp as it was during the beginning and end, 2012 also featured a near record-breaking […]

Continue Reading »

Dry Weather, At Long Last

Filed in Fog Posted on December 30, 2012 11:14 am by 2 Comments
Dry Weather, At Long Last

Turns out Mother Nature is taking some time off for the holidays after all. In fact, her vacation from Seattle gets underway today. No wet weather is anticipated in Western Washington for the next several days, as an upper level ridge to our west rips apart incoming systems, sending their rainy remnants well south into […]

Continue Reading »

Relief From the Rain

Filed in Rain Posted on December 27, 2012 4:42 pm by 0 Comments
Relief From the Rain

Our seemingly never-ending rainy stretch is almost over. Dry skies are expected in Seattle on Sunday, giving us our first moisture-free day since Dec. 8—some three-odd weeks ago. Ever since then, it’s been an onslaught of clouds and rain throughout Puget Sound, with measurable precipitation landing in the bucket at Sea-Tac Airport on a daily […]

Continue Reading »

A Wet Month—and an Especially Soggy Year

Filed in Rain Posted on December 20, 2012 4:36 pm by 2 Comments
A Wet Month—and an Especially Soggy Year

Just another measly .14 inches, and this year will be Seattle’s wettest since 2006. A slow-moving cold front stalled over Puget Sound this morning, dousing Seattle with another half-inch of rain before finally heading into the mountains. The soggy weather boosted the year-to-date precipitation total at the airport to 46.86 inches—nearly equal to the 46.99 […]

Continue Reading »

A Sopping Start to December

Filed in Rain Posted on December 4, 2012 12:43 pm by 2 Comments
A Sopping Start to December

Four days into the month, and we’ve already measured more rain than we saw in the first 27 days of last December. Unlike moisture-starved December 2011, which went into the books as Seattle’s fourth-driest on record, this December has started out on an especially damp note. Since Saturday, 1.87 inches of rain has fallen at […]

Continue Reading »

November’s Rainy Finale; More Wet Weather Ahead

Filed in Rain Posted on December 2, 2012 1:43 pm by 0 Comments
November’s Rainy Finale; More Wet Weather Ahead

Talk about going out with a bang. Heavy rain moved through Seattle in the waning hours of November, dousing the city with 1.40 inches of precipitation on Friday—an amount surpassed this year only by the 2.13 inches of rain that fell on Nov. 19. The somewhat unexpected downpours (forecast models had been calling for only […]

Continue Reading »