Which part of Washington is the driest?
Hear this out loudPauseIn Western Washington, the driest place is the rain shadow from the Olympics, with some places, such as Sequim, enjoying 15-17 inches of rainfall a year. But if you're looking for REALLY dry conditions, head to southeastern Washington, where less than ten inches a year reaches the rainfall target.
Where in Washington does it not rain much?
Hear this out loudPauseIn Washington State, the most sun and least rain would be the Columbia Basin, or in other words, The Tri-Cities. However, there is a chance for snow, although large accumulations are rare. And it is not the mildest area in winter, colder than W. Wash., but the warmest east of the Cascades.
Hear this out loudPauseTri-Cities, (Kennewick, Richland, Pasco), in the south central part of the state. Not much snow, low cost of living. Also one of the fastest growing areas in WA state.
Where is the driest place in Western Washington?
Western Washington's driest zone: Sequim Rain Shadow. Sequim is a dry little town, in fact the driest place in all of Western Washington, with just 16 inches of rainfall a year, only half of what the Seattle/Tacoma area receives and less than a third of the massive amounts that drench the South Sound around Olympia.
Where is the hottest place in Washington state?
Desert Aire has some of the hottest temperatures in Washington in the summer and is one of the driest places in the state as it lies in the rain shadow of both the Cascades and the Umtanums.
What is the wettest season in Washington state?
The wettest season is spring with 38% of annual precipitation and 10% falls in autumn, which is the driest season. Washington's average annual rainfall of 37.6 inches indicates that it is drier than most states in the United States.
Where are the cloudiest places in Washington state?
The other two-thirds include central and eastern Washington, where places like Yakima, the Tri-Cities, Walla Walla and Spokane see far less precipitation and fewer cloudy days.
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