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A Washington Christmas

From Rachelle Oblack,
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Will Your State Have a White Christmas?


Here are the lists of locations in Washington for which meteorologists and statisticians have gathered climate data on the chances of a Washington White Christmas. Listings are for snow depths of 1 inch, 5 inches, and 10+ inches respectively in select cities in Washington. You can also check the statistics on other state White Christmas probabilities here. Once you have explored the snow statistics for the holidays, take the White Christmas Quiz.

Washington White Christmas Forecasts

Percent Chance of a Washington White Christmas


Snow depth in inches =





Bellingham 10%7%0%
Olympia 3%0%0%
Quillayute 0%0%0%
Seattle 0%0%0%
Spokane 70%30%3%
Stampede Pass 100%100%96%
Walla Walla 17%3%0%
Wenatchee 67%43%17%
Whidbey Island 7%0%0%

Return to the White Christmas Index to choose another state.

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Source: National Climatic Data Center Research Customer Service Group

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If you have a picture of a winter scene at Christmas time, please post it on the message boards. I would love to show everyone what Christmas looks like in your state. Source: National Climatic Data Center Research Customer Service Group

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