District Of Columbia, United States Climate

Weather: 18.12°C/64.62°F, Wind SW at 5.14 km/h, 58% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

District of Columbia Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 22.02 meters (72.24 feet) above sea level, District of Columbia has a Humid subtropical, no dry season climate (Classification: Cfa). The city’s yearly temperature is 15.14ºC (59.25ºF) and it is 2.5% higher than United States’s averages. District of Columbia typically receives about 54.49 millimeters (2.15 inches) of precipitation and has 102.82 rainy days (28.17% of the time) annually.

CountryUnited States
Longitude-77.0368707
Latitude38.9071923
Attitude/Elevation22.02m (72.24ft)
Local timeTuesday 01:19
Annual high temperature18.36ºC (65.05ºF)
Annual low temperature9.63ºC (49.33ºF)
Average annual precip.54.49mm (2.15in)
Warmest monthJuly (31.19ºC / 88.14ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (-2.45ºC / 27.59ºF)
Wettest MonthAugust (86.33mm / 3.4in)
Driest MonthNovember (31.08mm / 1.22in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)102.82 days (28.17%)
Days with no rain262.18 days (71.83%)
Humidity72.35%

Climate District of Columbia: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)20.0(68.0)25.0(77.0)26.0(78.8)31.0(87.8)35.0(95.0)37.0(98.6)38.0(100.4)37.0(98.6)36.0(96.8)33.0(91.4)27.0(80.6)22.0(71.6)38.0(100.4)
Average high °C (°F)4.59(40.26)6.91(44.44)11.51(52.72)18.24(64.83)23.62(74.52)28.18(82.72)31.19(88.14)29.7(85.46)26.18(79.12)19.71(67.48)12.61(54.7)7.91(46.24)18.36(65.05)
Daily mean °C (°F)1.84(35.31)3.81(38.86)8.21(46.78)14.73(58.51)20.27(68.49)24.95(76.91)27.89(82.2)26.31(79.36)22.77(72.99)16.37(61.47)9.26(48.67)5.26(41.47)15.14(59.25)
Average low °C (°F)-2.45(27.59)-0.94(30.31)3.14(37.65)8.46(47.23)13.9(57.02)18.07(64.53)21.11(70.0)20.05(68.09)17.07(62.73)11.15(52.07)4.51(40.12)1.44(34.59)9.63(49.33)
Record low °C (°F)-15.0(5.0)-20.0(-4.0)-13.0(8.6)-2.0(28.4)2.0(35.6)9.0(48.2)13.0(55.4)11.0(51.8)5.0(41.0)0.0(0)-6.0(21.2)-10.0(14.0)-20.0(-4.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches)43.49(1.71)51.51(2.03)50.92(2.0)51.69(2.04)63.75(2.51)53.03(2.09)69.15(2.72)86.33(3.4)52.0(2.05)49.9(1.96)31.08(1.22)51.09(2.01)54.49(2.15)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)6.918.188.369.1811.559.5511.0912.558.455.735.06.278.57
Average relative humidity (%)72.0673.8571.2670.1675.4272.3770.1471.372.8773.9170.574.472.35
Mean monthly sunshine hours6.86.989.8711.9512.7213.5313.6612.7811.27.447.446.8710.1

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of District of Columbia in recent years.

District of Columbia

District of Columbia Temperature by Month

July
27.89°C | 82.2°F
August
26.31°C | 79.36°F
June
24.95°C | 76.91°F
September
22.77°C | 72.99°F
May
20.27°C | 68.49°F
October
16.37°C | 61.47°F
April
14.73°C | 58.51°F
November
9.26°C | 48.67°F
March
8.21°C | 46.78°F
December
5.26°C | 41.47°F
February
3.81°C | 38.86°F
January
1.84°C | 35.31°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature31.0°C (87.8°F)24.77°C (76.59°F)18.0°C (64.4°F)
Avg Temperature28.0°C (82.4°F)21.32°C (70.38°F)15.0°C (59.0°F)
Min Temperature21.0°C (69.8°F)14.81°C (58.66°F)8.0°C (46.4°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point23.0°C (73.4°F)17.03°C (62.65°F)7.0°C (44.6°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation9.7mm | 0.38in1.0mm | 0.04in0.0mm | 0in31.1mm | 1.22in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind17.0kmh | 10.56mph9.48kmh | 5.89mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Gust Wind26.0kmh | 16.16mph15.03kmh | 9.34mph8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure9.7mb1.0mb0.0mb
District of Columbia

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
May° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2012-05-0123 | 73.417 | 62.68112 | 7.4630.0 | 10160.8 | 0.03
2012-05-0220 | 68.016 | 60.8858 | 4.9730.06 | 10180.3 | 0.01
2012-05-0320 | 68.016 | 60.8878 | 4.9730.09 | 10190.2 | 0.01
2012-05-0423 | 73.420 | 68.0896 | 3.7329.94 | 10142.0 | 0.08
2012-05-0522 | 71.619 | 66.2909 | 5.5929.88 | 10124.2 | 0.17
2012-05-0618 | 64.416 | 60.8928 | 4.9730.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2012-05-0717 | 62.613 | 55.48613 | 8.0830.06 | 10180.2 | 0.01
2012-05-0819 | 66.216 | 60.89015 | 9.3229.88 | 10123.2 | 0.13
2012-05-0920 | 68.017 | 62.6889 | 5.5929.71 | 10060.4 | 0.02
2012-05-1015 | 59.09 | 48.27317 | 10.5629.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0
2012-05-1117 | 62.67 | 44.66012 | 7.4630.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2012-05-1220 | 68.012 | 53.6658 | 4.9730.24 | 10240.0 | 0.0
2012-05-1321 | 69.816 | 60.88210 | 6.2130.15 | 10211.2 | 0.05
2012-05-1418 | 64.417 | 62.69312 | 7.4630.06 | 10181.9 | 0.07
2012-05-1522 | 71.619 | 66.2908 | 4.9729.94 | 10149.7 | 0.38
2012-05-1623 | 73.418 | 64.4797 | 4.3529.91 | 10130.0 | 0.0
2012-05-1718 | 64.414 | 57.27711 | 6.8430.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2012-05-1818 | 64.414 | 57.2789 | 5.5930.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2012-05-1920 | 68.013 | 55.4756 | 3.7330.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2012-05-2022 | 71.617 | 62.68112 | 7.4630.12 | 10200.3 | 0.01
2012-05-2119 | 66.218 | 64.49811 | 6.8430.0 | 10163.2 | 0.13
2012-05-2222 | 71.619 | 66.2915 | 3.1129.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2012-05-2322 | 71.619 | 66.2905 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.5 | 0.02
2012-05-2423 | 73.419 | 66.2899 | 5.5930.06 | 10180.4 | 0.02
2012-05-2525 | 77.021 | 69.8898 | 4.9730.12 | 10200.9 | 0.04
2012-05-2626 | 78.822 | 71.6889 | 5.5930.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2012-05-2726 | 78.821 | 69.88510 | 6.2130.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2012-05-2828 | 82.423 | 73.4849 | 5.5929.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2012-05-2927 | 80.623 | 73.48713 | 8.0829.83 | 10101.6 | 0.06
2012-05-3023 | 73.420 | 68.0876 | 3.7329.77 | 10080.1 | 0.0
2012-05-3124 | 75.217 | 62.6749 | 5.5929.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0

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