• Today

    May 5

    83°Lo 59°

    A thunderstorm this afternoon

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    • Wind
      Gust
      6 mph
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Wed

    May 6

    81°Lo 56°

    A shower or thunderstorm

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    • Wind
      Gust
      7 mph
    • Precip
      61%
    • Hours of Precip
      2.5
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    77°Lo 56°

    Mostly sunny and nice

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    • Wind
      Gust
      7 mph
    • Precip
      24%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    83°Lo 57°

    Mostly sunny and very warm

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    • Wind
      Gust
      8 mph
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Sat

    May 9

    84°Lo 61°

    Mostly sunny and very warm

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    • Wind
      Gust
      13 mph
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 83° RealFeel® 90° Precipitation 11%

Day

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E

S

W

  • SSE 4 mph
  • Gusts: 8 mph

Mostly sunny and very warm

  • Max UV Index: 7 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 11%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 57° RealFeel® 57° Precipitation 12%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 5 mph
  • Gusts: 7 mph

Partly cloudy

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

Temperature History - May 8

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  Today Normal Record 5/8/2014
High 83° 71° 95° (1936) 87°
Low 57° 47° 31° (1974) 48°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:05 AM with 14:06 of sunlight, then sets at 8:11 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:09 PM with 18:41 of moolight, then sets at 9:51 AM

Charles Town Weather Report

DC, Baltimore: Warmth to Dominate This Week

May 5, 2015; 7:06 AM ET

It will not feel like a typical early May week around Washington, D.C., and Baltimore this week with warmth dominating. more >

The History Behind the UV Index

Nov 12, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The UV index has been around since the early 1990s. It was created to help you plan outdoor activities in hopes to limit overexposure to the sun. Jeannette Calle has more.

Fri. Hair Frizz

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Fri. UV Index