Port Angeles East, also known as, Gales Addition, is a census-designated place (CDP) in Clallam County, Washington, United States. The population was 3,036 at the 2010 census. This unincorporated urban growth area bordering the city of Port Angeles is known by locals as the Gales Addition.

Highway 101 runs east to west through the CDP, and has a large portion of all the commercial shopping for the city of Port Angeles. Residential areas surround this commercial gateway into the city.

Geography Edit

The CDP extends west to the Port Angeles city limits, north to the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the entrance to Port Angeles Harbor, and east across Morse Creek to Deer Park Road. U.S. Route 101 passes through the community, leading west into Port Angeles and east 14 miles to Sequim. Port Angeles East is located at 48°6′16″N 123°22′38″W (48.104420, -123.377296).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Port Angeles East CDP has a total area of 4.6 square miles (12.0 km2), of which 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) is land and 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2), or 18.54%, is water.

Climate Edit

The Port Angeles area is mild during the summer when temperatures tend to be in the 60's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is August with an average maximum temperature of 69.10 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 34.40 degrees Fahrenheit.

The annual average precipitation at Port Angeles is 25.72 Inches. Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is November with an average rainfall of 4.40 Inches.

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