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Washington has five regions referred to as the Eastern portion, Cascade Range, Puget Sound, Olympic Peninsula, and the Southwestern portion, each having varied climates in it region. The west is generally wetter and colder, and the east enjoys more sunshine and less rain. The yearly temperature average of 58 degrees and the average rainfall is about 52.09 inches. And each regions has it only average rainfall for the year.

Typical summer afternoon temperatures range in the 70s and low 80s with average winter temperatures in the 40s.  Summer afternoon winds range from 0 to 15 miles per hour, creating ideal sailing and boating weather.

Seventy-five percent of our rainfall falls from October through March.  July is the driest month and December is the wettest.  Snowfall is variable and generally melts before it accumulates, except in the mountains where excellent skiing conditions prevail.  The altitude ranges from sea level to 14,410 feet at the summit of Mt. Rainier.

Tacoma Forecast
Month Avg. High Avg. Low Avg. Precipitation
January 47.0*F 35.0*F 5.38 in
February 50.0*F 36.0*F 4.44 in
March 55.0*F 39.0*F 4.18 in
April 60.0*F 42.0*F 2.87 in
May 66.0*F 47.0*F 2.01 in
June 71.0*F 52.0*F 1.58 in
July 76.0*F 55.0*F 0.86 in
August 77.0*F 55.0*F 0.83 in
September 71.0*F 51.0*F 1.42 in
October 61.0*F 45.0*F 3.39 in
November 52.0*F 40.0*F 6.10 in
December 47.0*F 35.0*F 5.89 in

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