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Regional Weather

Office of Washington State Climatologist - Monthly Summaries of Washington state weather; climate data, facts, events.

KOMO News Seattle Blog - The latest on the local weather from Scott Sistek at KOMO Seattle

 

Rain Shadow Effect

Weatherpages.com - The Rain Shadow Effect,  a high school science fair technical paper written by Matt Haugland, of NanoWeather, Inc

Flora and Fauna

Flora & Fauna of the North Olympic Peninsula - A great summary of plant and animal life from the Dungeness River Audubon Center

A Primer on Washington Native Cacti - The definitive article on species of cactus in Washington State, including those in the Olympic rain shadow.

The Desert Northwest - A specialty nursery with a focus on cold, hardy desert plants appropriate for heavily rain shadowed areas.

Why doesn't Sequim look like a desert? - A great blog post from acclaimed photographer Bruce Johnson about why Sequim doesn't appear so dry.

 




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