Seattle is known as the rain capital of the United States. It's the largest city in the Pacific Northwest and quickly growing. Frequent rain enhances the beauty of this emerald city. Seattle gets about 37 inches of rain per year. Although Seattle ranks low on inches of rain received compared to other cities, it does have many overcast days. When it rains in Seattle it doesn’t pour, it is more of a steady drizzle; therefore it may be raining all day without accumulating a lot of inches of rainfall. The summer months, June through September, gets barely any rain, however it is always good to be prepared when visiting this drizzly city. Seattle is the epitome of the weather report cloudy with a chance of showers.
Points of interest are the Space Needle, Pioneer Square, Mount Rainier and the Experience Music Project Museum. Leave your umbrella at home and make your way as a local here with a great rain coat.
Where to Stay:
- Hotel 1000 – downtown luxury hotel with unexpected pleasures and top notch spa.
- Ace Hotel - a hip modern option in the heart of Belltown. Near downtown and within walking distance of many hot spots.