Seattle just broke a 122-year-old record for rain — because of course it did

Pedestrians at the foot of Pike Street where it meets Post Alley in the Pike Place Market are prepared for the weather.

Rain, rain, and more rain. With climate change it?ll be our new normal. Rain has always been part our Northwest identity. 

Wed, March 15, 2017

Seattle has soaked up 44.67 inches of rain since October 1. That makes this October-through-April the wettest such period since record-keeping began in 1895 — and there’s still another week of April left to go.

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