Warmest summer on record for Seattle since 1890s, driest since 1930

The heat felt relentless at times for western Washington over the summer, as Seattle experienced 13 days with temperatures that were 90 degrees or hotter. KIRO 7 Chief Meteorologist Morgan Palmer said that was the most on record.

Palmer said it was the warmest summer on record overall as high and average temperatures were taken into account, as he looked at records from the 1890s.

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Palmer also called summer 2022 the driest summer since 1930 in Seattle. Just looking at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport records of 1945, when the official weather station was moved to the airport, records show this

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