It's happening right now!

Of course, "there's no guarantee the gloom won't return." (In fact, the gloom will return—it's only a matter of whether it's next week or a few weeks after that.)

To those who say "stop whining," this summer does objectively extra-suck—science says so:

Since July 10, the data paint an even glummer picture: nine hours a day of low cloud cover, compared to the seasonal average of 1.6 hours...

This summer appears to be the most cloud-shrouded in Seattle since measurements were started in 1951, [UW postdoctoral researcher Jim] Johnstone said.

"Things are really quite unusual."