Best Time To Visit Seattle

Best Time To Go To Seattle

The best time to visit Seatlle is from June to early September. The city is more crowded in July and August, when most of the hotels are full. Summers and starting Fall are the peak season in Seattle with most of the tourists flocking into the city during these months. However, if you wish to seek cheaper prices and avoid the summer crowds, the fall season is a great alternative. Most of the Summer crowds have left by this time, the prices in the city are cheaper and there are a plethora of events and festivals to be held. The Seattle winters are the off season as cold winter weather hinders the process of exploration and sightseeing. The town is however cheaper during the winter season. The chilly winds and ever-present drizzle make the weather very unpredictable so be sure to carry appropriate clothes when visiting Seattle. Search the best suitable Seattle tours available on the list for every seasons. Check below for the weather conditions of Seattle in each seasons, month wise.

  • Summer (June to August) – The summer season is the best time to visit Seattle. The day time temperatures are pleasant and remain between 21 to 23 degrees Celsius. The precipitation levels are at their lowest during the summer months, making it the perfect time to indulge in outdoor activities and sightseeing tours. The city is bustling with tourists during this time of the year and the rates are inflated so make sure to book in advance to get the best prices. Check all the Seattle attractions and prices to book.
  • Fall (September to October) – The fall season also experiences a mild weather with day time temperatures fluctuating between 19 to 15 degrees Celsius. The fall season is a great time to visit Seattle as most of the summer crowds have left and the prices in the city are relatively cheaper when compared to the peak summer months. The plethora of autumn festivals add to the charm of visiting Seattle during these months. The city is preparing for the off season and hence this is perhaps the best time to bag discounts and cheap deals. The evenings during fall can be extremely cold with the mercury dropping down to 8 degrees Celsius, so remember to carry warm woollen clothing.
  • Winter (November to February) – The winters in Seattle are extremely cold with day time temperatures dropping down to 7 degrees Celsius. The winter season also experiences the most rainfall with precipitation levels rising between 127 to 137mm. This is not a good time for sightseeing and exploration due to the cold winds and the rain. The city is cheapest during the winter months and acts as a perfect base for adventure enthusiasts who wish to indulge in winter sports like skiing and snowboarding at Mount Rainier or the Cascade Range.
  • Spring (March to May) – The arrival of the spring season embarks the rise in the mercury levels with the day time temperatures ranging between 11 to 18 degrees Celsius. The precipitation levels also fall between 84 to 40 mm. This is a great time for bargain hunting and bagging cheap and discounted deals as the city is still cheaper as compared to the summer months and the summer crowds have not yet appeared. The biting Pacific winds and the chilly breeze make the evenings cold and nights even colder, so be sure to carry some warm clothing along.

Climate in Seattle

Know weather for your travel dates:

19-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 19 Jan

9oC

6oC

Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Wind:3.69 m/s

Humidity:84%

Precipitation:0.19%

  • Sat 20 Jan
    8oC | 7oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 21 Jan
    9oC | 6oC

    Light rain until afternoon.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    8oC | 6oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    9oC | 6oC

    Rain starting in the evening.

  • Wed 24 Jan
    10oC | 4oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    7oC | 3oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Seattle

Average Temperature in Seattle by month

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Jan

Average temperature: 1oC

Minimum temperature: -2oC

Maximum temperature: 3oC

Feb

Average temperature: 4oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Mar

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 6oC

Maximum temperature: 9oC

Apr

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

May

Average temperature: 11oC

Minimum temperature: 7oC

Maximum temperature: 15oC

Jun

Average temperature: 16oC

Minimum temperature: 12oC

Maximum temperature: 21oC

Jul

Average temperature: 17oC

Minimum temperature: 12oC

Maximum temperature: 25oC

Aug

Average temperature: 22oC

Minimum temperature: 14oC

Maximum temperature: 28oC

Sep

Average temperature: 20oC

Minimum temperature: 14oC

Maximum temperature: 28oC

Oct

Average temperature: 13oC

Minimum temperature: 9oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Nov

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 2oC

Maximum temperature: 13oC

Dec

Average temperature: 8oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 10oC

Highest temperature in Seattle is recorded as 28oC in August and September.

Lowest temperature in Seattle is recorded as -2oC in January.

Average Rain in Seattle by Month (in mm)

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Jan

Average Rain: 47.49 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 88.27 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 1.54 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 26.31 mm

Minimum Rain: 9.27 mm

Maximum Rain: 51.08 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 21.15 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 32.49 mm

May

Average Rain: 33.55 mm

Minimum Rain: 26.33 mm

Maximum Rain: 43.34 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 15.99 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 27.86 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 0.51 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1.52 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 15.48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 34.08 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 35.6 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 105.28 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 62.97 mm

Minimum Rain: 3.11 mm

Maximum Rain: 108.39 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Seattle is 108.39 mm in December.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Seattle are July and August.

Average Humidity in Seattle by Month (in %)

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Jan

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Feb

Average Humidity: 48%

Minimum Humidity: 34%

Maximum Humidity: 62%

Mar

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Apr

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

May

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 81%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jun

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Jul

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Aug

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 61%

Sep

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Oct

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Nov

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Dec

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 84%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Most humid month in Seattle is December.

Least humid month in Seattle is February.

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