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The City of Moses Lake is a vibrant community in central Washington built along the shores of a lake of the same name.  Residents and visitors enjoy Moses Lake's many parks, exceptional recreational amenities, and more than 300 days of sunshine each year.

Demographics
Population (2016)
 22,250           
 Population growth rate, 2000 to 2010
36.2%
                       
Households (2015)
 7,847    Population under 18 years old
29.6%  
Businesses (2007)
 1,695    Population age 65 and older
12.3%  
 
 
     
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City Facts
Date of Incorporation  1938       
Moses Lake School District
Library
The Moses Lake Library belongs to the North Central Regional Library
system serving 28
communities in a 5-county region.
     
Form of Government
 Council/Manager   Elementary Schools
10
        
Total area (incl water)  21 sq mi (2014)   Middle Schools  3  
Number of Parks
 30 (375 acres)
  High School
 1  
Miles of streets  110   Technical Skill Center  1  
Miles of water mains  170   MLSD website
Miles of sewer mains  163        
History
           

Weather
Warmest month
     Average high
     Average low
July
88 F
60 F
  Record high temperature
Record low temperature
115 F (1961)
-24 F (1950)
Coolest month
     Average high
     Average low
December
33 F
21 F
  Average number of days 
with more than 0.01 inches 
of precipitation
68 days


Average annual
precipitation
less than 8 inches
  Average number of days 
with 1" or more snow depth
24 days
Average total snowfall
13 inches