Climate in Washington DC, United States of America

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.
* Data from nearest weather station: Washington DC, United States of America (0.0 KM).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

Average min and max temperatures in Washington DC, United States of America   Copyright © 2019 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

Average monthly sunhours in Washington DC, United States of America   Copyright © 2019 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Average precipitation (rain/snow) in Washington DC, United States of America   Copyright © 2019 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average rainy days (rain/snow) in Washington DC, United States of America   Copyright © 2019 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

Average relative humidity in Washington DC, United States of America   Copyright © 2019 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average wind speed over the year

This is the mean monthly wind speed (meters per second)

Average wind speed in Washington DC, United States of America   Copyright © 2019 www.weather-and-climate.com

What is the best time of year to go to Washington DC in United States of America

Washtington D.C. has a warm sea climate. Summers are warm and winters tend to be mild most years. Although in January and february there is a chance of snowfall.

In July and August temperatures are on average around 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). From July until December hurricanes sometimes hit the region.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of May and October you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • On average, the warmest month(s) are June, July and August.
  • On average, the warmest month is July.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • August is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • January is the driest month.
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