Which Is Warmer? June Or September?

Tools

By By Steve Pool

SEATTLE - Here's one to trick your friends with. Most associate summer as June, July and August as fall begins in September, but we're a little different out here in Seattle.

June's average high temperature is 69.6 degrees, while September's is 70.2. September's average low temperature is also a bit higher -- 51.9 vs. 51.7 for June.

The all time September high temperature record (98, set Sept. 2, 1988) is higher than June's (96, set both June 9 and June 30 in 1956.)

Although September is a bit wetter, averaging 1.63 inches of rain versus 1.49 inches for June.

Along the same lines, October (59.7) is usually warmer than April (58.2), although October gets about a half-inch more rain than April as we start into the rainy season.

Your Photos

YouNews Tuesday's Rainbow Tuesday's Rainbow
A few images of the rainbow as the sun set Tuesday evening.
YouNews Fremont Fire, Sept 30 2014 Fremont Fire, Sept 30 2014
Filmed from our software company's headquarters, in Fremont.

(Our software, ironically enough, is called "BigOven", a popular app for home cooks with over 11 million downloads.