Seattle, Washington, USA
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Climate & Best time to visit Seattle

Climate in Seattle:

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Best time to visit Seattle:

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is a beautiful time to visit Washington. The weather gradually warms up, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 50s to 60s Fahrenheit (10-21°C) on the western side of the state. This is an ideal season for outdoor activities like hiking in Olympic National Park, exploring the tulip fields in Skagit Valley, and visiting urban parks in Seattle. Spring also brings blooming cherry blossoms in the city.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is a popular time for visitors to Washington. The weather is warm and sunny, with daytime temperatures often in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (21-30°C) in the western part of the state. This is the best time for exploring the San Juan Islands, hiking in Mount Rainier National Park, and enjoying outdoor concerts and festivals in Seattle. Summer is also ideal for camping and water sports on the state's lakes and rivers.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall is a favorite time for many visitors to Washington. The weather remains pleasant, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 60s to 70s Fahrenheit (15-26°C) on the western side of the state. The fall foliage in places like Leavenworth and the North Cascades turns into vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow, making it ideal for scenic drives, hiking, and wine tasting in the state's vineyards. Fall is also great for attending harvest festivals.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Washington varies by region. In the western part of the state, including Seattle, the weather is milder, with daytime temperatures often in the 40s and 50s Fahrenheit (4-15°C). In the mountainous regions, such as the Cascades and the Olympic Peninsula, you can experience colder weather and opportunities for winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. The holiday season brings festive events and decorations, especially in Seattle.

Note on Seattle:

  • Seattle is a major attraction in Washington with a thriving arts scene, great food, and iconic landmarks like the Space Needle. It's a year-round destination with many indoor attractions and cultural events.

Note on Mount Rainier National Park:

  • Mount Rainier National Park is a major highlight for hikers and nature enthusiasts. The best times to visit for hiking are in late spring through early fall when the trails are accessible and the weather is favorable.

Money & Prices

Currency in United States of America:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Seattle?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
19.16 USD
Fast food meal:
12.46 USD
Mid-range meal:
43.77 USD
Bottle of water:
1.47 USD
Soft drink:
3.35 USD
6.08 USD
Local Beer:
8.53 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
2.81 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.35 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

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General information

United States of America general information:

Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
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