Bellingham Washington Weather
- Climate And Weather In Bellingham Wa
Washington Weather is typical for the Pacific Northwest so it
does get it's share of rain. Located 90 miles north of Seattle on Interstate 5
about 50 miles or 1 hour drive south of Vancouver British Columbia
Bellingham WA is in the shadow of
majestic Mount Baker, a year-round snowcapped volcano rising 10,781 feet to
the east which can be seen from throughout southern BC and Western
DID YOU KNOW?
Bellingham Wa Population: 80,885
Whatcom County Population: 201,140
Washington State Population: 6,724,540
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The Weather In Bellingham?
Washington State has a reputation for rain, however it actually
gets much less
rainfall than many other cities in the US, and many of the
more populated areas in the state see relatively little or no snowfall.
it rains in Bellingham it is often a light drizzle or a continual
sprinkle rather than a torrent of rain. Due to the light rainfall the average
Northwest Washington resident rarely
bothers with an umbrella. This is perhaps why so many Bellinghamsters
frequent the endless number of
coffee establishments that seem to be located on every street corner.
on rare occasion get wild driving rains that tend to come during
winter storms that often come with high winds. Some with sustained
high winds of 65-70 mph or more. After one of these punishing storms
there are usually plenty of fallen trees, damaged roofs, and ruined
crops in the surrounding farm lands.
bad storm hit Bellingham January 13, 1950 delivered an arctic blast
that lowered temperatures to 6.6 degrees and with it were hurricane
force winds. With the wind chill the the temp was -30. Wind blown snow
drifts reached up to 15 feet in some places and Lake Whatcom froze
over with ice 6 inches thick.
In The Bellingham Area
The driest months in Bellingham are May, June, July, & August.
The wettest months tend to be December, January, & February.
Bellingham Washington also has relatively little snowfall and less than you
might expect with it being so far
north. The most likely months to receive snowfall are December
January and February, although It will on occasion see a freak snowfall as late
as April. In order for it to snow it takes a unique combonation of a cold air
mass colliding with a warmer moist air mass. The coldest brisk days are often
the clearest because any moisture in the air freeses and falls to the ground in
the form of frost.
Annual Rainfall In Bellingham
Bellingham WA 35.31 Inches
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Average Temperatures In Bellingham Washington
February highs in
the mid-40's - lows in the mid-30's
It's Nice And Comfortable Much Of
April highs in the mid-50's - lows in the low 40's
June highs in the mid- 60's - lows in the low 50's
August highs in the low- 70's - lows in the mid-50's
September through October highs in the
low- 60's - lows in the high 40's
November through December highs
in the mid- 40's - lows in the low 30's
Weather in the Pacific Northwest is generally mild with cool and
wet winters and dry warm summers.
Record Snow On Mount Baker WA
Mount Baker holds the world record for snowfall. In the winter of
1998-1999 there was a total snowfall of 1140 inches. (95 Feet) That's
About As Tall As A 10 Story Building!
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