The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As part of King County, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start” re-opening. Although many City services are available online, City Hall and most City buildings are closed to the public as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Weather

Kirkland offers visitors a mild climate where temperature extremes are moderated by our proximity to Lake Washington and the Puget Sound. Summers are dry and warm with average daytime highs around 73-80 degrees and low humidity. Days below freezing average just 15 per year and it seldom, if ever, snows. Annual rainfall averages 37 inches; less than New York city, Atlanta or Houston. Click here for up-to-date information about Kirkland weather

Water Activities

Kirkland is home to beautiful waterfront parks and beaches with an array of boating activities. Spectacular year-round sunsets reflect the mood of the region and the season.

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