has its own banana belt with a rain fall of 15 - 17 inches a year.
Presently the festival is going through a transition with two organization holding two lavender festivals. One by the Sequim Lavender Growers Association and another by the Sequim Lavender Farmers Association. They were until recently one group but do to philosophical and administrative differences they have split and the event now has two festivals with two locations.
Mount Olympus receives over 200 inches of precipitation each year and most of that falls as snow. At 7,980 feet, Mount Olympus is the highest peak in Olympic National Park and has the third largest glacial system in the contiguous U.S.