Onshore flow and an upper level trough will bring cloudy mornings and mostly cloudy to partly sunny skies in the afternoon. A front moving through the Puget Sound will bring a chance of rain on Sunday. Upper level ridge builds in on Monday and bring sunnier and warmer temperatures. Another onshore flow and upper level trough bring the clouds back on Wednesday. Temperatures will remain below normal with the exception of Tuesday…where temperatures will briefly be slightly above normal.
.Forecast for the Seattle/Tacoma Area…
Today: Cloudy with morning drizzle or light rain then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 70. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Friday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Calm winds.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Saturday: Partly sunny after morning clouds. Highs in the upper 60s. Calm winds.
Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Monday: Sunny. Warmer with highs in the lower 70s.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.
Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.Climate Summary for Seattle for Wednesday August 18…
Yesterday’s high 70
Yesterday’s low 57
Average temperature 64
Average high 76
Average low 56
Record high for Thursday is 88 set in 1991
Record low for Thursday is 47 set in 1951
No rain fell yesterday…bringing the monthly total to 0.24 inches. Total precipitation for the year is 22.81 inches.
Sunrise on Thursday 6:11 am
Sunset on Thursday 8:14 pm
“R” on high/low temperatures mean that a record was set or tied for that date.