Just a ferry ride from Edmonds, Kingston welcomes residents, commuters and tourists into the Apple Tree Cove. The Port of Kingston offers moorage, fishing, and charming shops and restaurants on main street, and gathers the community for summer concerts at the cove.
Kingston residents enjoy scenic parks and walking trails, beaches and playgrounds, and unique restaurants in this small jewel of a town. Kayaking, boating and even bird-watching adventures are all within minutes of desirable neighborhoods. With the nearby White Horse Golf Club and the sandy beaches of Hansville within a short drive, Kingston offers leisurely country living at its finest.
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Note These statistics describe people within the city limits of Kingston. But the entire Kingston/Hansville region is much larger, with a total population of 12,250.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Kingston WeatherKingston Weather
Over the course of the year, the temperature varies from 38°F to 77°F. Temperatures rarely drop below 29°F or above 86°F. The perceived humidity level is always comfortable, and the wind speed is generally mild.
Summer in Kingston
The summers are short, comfortable, dry, and partly cloudy. The days feel long — the sun can rise as early as 5am, and set as late as 9pm. The drier season lasts over 5 months (April to October) and July is the driest month. The sunny season lasts for 4 months (June to October) and July is the sunniest month.
Winter in Kingston
The winters are cold, wet, and mostly cloudy. The days feel short — the sun can rise as late as 8am, and set as early as 4pm. The rainy season lasts over 6 months (October to April) and November is the wettest month. The cloudy season lasts for over 8 months (October to June) and January is the grayest month. It snows infrequently (only once or twice per year, with a total accumulation of 1-8 inches).
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