• Today

    May 1

    60°Lo 55°

    Cloudy with rain tapering off

    Fair for biking
    • Precip
      73%
    • Hours of Precip
      7
    • Wind
      Gust
      6 mph
  • Mon

    May 2

    76°Lo 55°

    Warmer; a few morning showers

    Good for biking
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      5.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      33 mph
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    62°Lo 50°

    Cooler with a shower

    Good for biking
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    • Wind
      Gust
      6 mph
    more
  • Wed

    May 4

    66°Lo 52°

    Mostly cloudy, afternoon rain

    Very Good for biking
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hours of Precip
      9
    • Wind
      Gust
      6 mph
    more
  • Thu

    May 5

    62°Lo 49°

    Cloudy, a little rain; cool

    Fair for biking
    • Precip
      59%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    • Wind
      Gust
      8 mph
    more
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Temperature History - May 1

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  Today Normal Record 5/1/2015
High 60° 70° 89° (1985) 57°
Low 55° 47° 34° (1876) 48°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:08 AM with 13:53 of sunlight, then sets at 8:01 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:54 AM with 11:15 of moolight, then sets at 2:09 PM

Ellicott City Weather Report

Rain to ease unusual northeastern US dryness but to put a damper on outdoor plans

May 1, 2016; 2:57 AM ET

Expanding rainfall will bring good news for unusually dry portions of the northeastern United States into the start of May. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.