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Does Seattle get bad weather?

Does Seattle get bad weather?

Seattle has a bad rep for its weather, but the truth is that there are plenty cities in the United States that get more rainfalls. Even some cities in Texas get more rain than Seattle. One of those is Dallas, which 37.57 inches of rain per year, compared to Seattle’s 37.49 inches.

Does Seattle have bad storms?

The Puget Sound region experiences strong windstorms, including ones with hurricane force winds known as mid-latitude cyclones. These storms are wider that tropical storms.

How bad is snow in Seattle?

Usually, however, the average is about five inches of snow every season. In some years they don’t get any snow. Other notable snow seasons include the 21.4 inches back in 1950 and the 21.5 inches in 1916. Getting snow of this amount is really rare in Seattle.

Does Seattle get a lot of storms?

Seattle experiences strong windstorms. Some reach hurricane/typhoons strength but are not technically hurricanes/typhoons.

Does Seattle have bad winters?

The winters are very mild – mostly 45 degrees farenheit and gray. The summers are warm and getting a little bit hotter, with August usually being in the 90s and even getting to 100 once in a while, which can suck for those without air conditioning (almost everyone).

Does Seattle get tornadoes?

The National Weather Service office in Seattle rated the tornado as an EF2 following an on-site survey of the storm damage the day after the event. Washington state averages 2.5 tornadoes annually, but only 0.1 tornadoes in the month of December; the majority of these are rated EF0.

Why is Chicago colder than Seattle?

Chicago is brutally exposed to arctic air coming down out of the plains of Canada and off Lake Michigan. Seattle is almost always receiving a steady stream of warm, wet air off of the Pacific Ocean. Occasionally, air pressure reverses and the arctic air pushes all the way west to Seattle and Portland.

Do tornadoes happen in Seattle?

Is Seattle depressing to live in?

Even in normal times, some people who live in Seattle start to feel down around this time of the year. The gray and drizzle has set in, and we can look forward to six more months of it. But 2020 is anything but normal.