Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Seattle Rain

Apparently Seattle has been making some headlines for breaking records for rain.  Its true it has been raining straight since Dec 19th 2005 that’s no big deal.  For those of you who think it rains a lot in Seattle and would never want to move here because it is SOOOO depressing, here you go.


Seattle ranks 44th among US cities for rainfall with an average yearly rainfall of 36.2 inches (92 cm). This compares to 145 inches (368 cm) in the Hoh Rain Forest (part of Olympic National Park in Washington State), 129 inches (327cm) in Hilo, 65 inches (165 cm) in Mobile, 60 inches (152 cm) in New Orleans,  58 inches (147 cm) in Miami, 49 inches (124 cm) in Atlanta, 45 inches (114 cm) in Houston, 44 inches (112 cm) in Boston, 40.3 inches (102 cm) in New York City, 39 inches (99 cm) in Washington, D.C., 34.5 inches (88 cm) in Chicago, 19.5 inches (50 cm) in San Francisco, 15 inches (38 cm) in Sequim (on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, 12 inches (30 cm) in Los Angeles and 4 inches (10 cm) in Las Vegas.


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Blogger Jimmytuaz said...

Theres a difference between the total amount of rain and not seeing the sun because of clouds for 9 months... plus it takes a long time to add up to 36inches when it only 'mists' a slight fraction of an inch everyday. That said, I still think Seattle is cool.

9:03 AM  
Blogger jessica Van Woerkom said...

heee hee heee

12:09 PM  

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