• Today

    Mar 1

    32°Lo 32°

    Ice in the p.m.; a bit of ice

    Good for home energy
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      RealFeel
      28°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      30°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
  • Mon

    Mar 2

    43°Lo 23°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Fair for home energy
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      RealFeel
      30°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      38°
    • Wind
      Speed
      13 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    37°Lo 35°

    Rain and sleet possible

    Good for home energy
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      28°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      31°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
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  • Wed

    Mar 4

    54°Lo 31°

    Morning rain; cloudy, milder

    Fair for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      34°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      51°
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    33°Lo 14°

    Cloudy; breezy, much colder

    Good for home energy
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      RealFeel
      12°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      20°
    • Wind
      Speed
      15 mph
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Hi 32° RealFeel® 30° Precipitation 65%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • S 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Periods of freezing rain this afternoon; otherwise, a bit of ice this morning; cloudy and cold

  • Max UV Index: 1 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0.16 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0.16 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 32° RealFeel® 26° Precipitation 65%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 6 mph
  • Gusts: 10 mph

Periods of rain and freezing rain this evening; otherwise, considerable clouds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0.1 in
  • Rain: 0.1 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs

Temperature History - Mar 1

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  Today Normal Record 3/1/2014
High 32° 48° N/A 44°
Low 32° 31° N/A 15°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:41 AM with 11:19 of sunlight, then sets at 6:00 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:35 PM with 14:05 of moolight, then sets at 4:40 AM

Capitol Heights Weather Report

DC: More Storms, Less Extreme Cold to Start March

March 1, 2015; 9:08 AM ET

While more storms are on the horizon to start March, the accompanying cold shots will be less extreme. more >

Energy Efficient Lightbulbs and S.A.D

Sep 8, 2012; 5:00 AM ET With shorter days and colder nights in the fall and winter, some people develop seasonal affective disorder. When shopping for lightbulbs to treat the 'winter blues,'consider energy-efficient bulbs.

Sun. Home Energy Efficiency

Sun. Degree Days

Sun. UV Index