Wettest October on record in Seattle

Almost three times normal rainfall.

Seattle ended October with a whopping 10.05 inches of total rainfall, according to the National Weather Service.

That shatters the old record of 8.96 inches set in 2003.

Seattle’s normal rainfall for October is 3.48 inches.

Washington’s capital also broke its October rainfall record.

Some 12.43 inches of rain fell on Olympia, beating the old record of 10.72 inches set in 2003.

Around the state, Bellingham, Hoquiam and Quillayute experienced the third wettest October on record.

Meanwhile, Spokane endured the rainiest month on record. Not just October, but the rainiest month on record.

Spokane received 6.21 inches of rain in October breaking the old monthly record of 5.85″ set in 1897 – now that’s a record!




Thanks to Jake Ryder for these links