• Early AM

    Jul 28

    Lo 73°

    Partly cloudy

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      46%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Today

    Jul 28

    91°Lo 72°

    A heavy thunderstorm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      92%
    • Precip
      70%
    • Hours of Precip
      7.5
    more
  • Fri

    Jul 29

    82°Lo 68°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      74%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    more
  • Sat

    Jul 30

    86°Lo 69°

    Mostly cloudy with a t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      79%
    • Precip
      66%
    • Hours of Precip
      5
  • Sun

    Jul 31

    84°Lo 69°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      71%
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
    more
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Hi 86° RealFeel® 98° Precipitation 56%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • N 4 mph
  • Gusts: 6 mph

Mainly cloudy and humid with a shower or thunderstorm around

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.13 in
  • Rain: 0.13 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs
Lo 69° RealFeel® 71° Precipitation 66%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • ENE 4 mph
  • Gusts: 5 mph

A couple of thunderstorms around in the evening; otherwise, mainly cloudy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.35 in
  • Rain: 0.35 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3.5 hrs

Temperature History - Jul 30

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  Today Normal Record 7/30/2015
High 86° 88° 98° (1988) 89°
Low 69° 66° 48° (2014) 69°

Solunar Information for Fairfax, VA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:09 AM with 14:13 of sunlight, then sets at 8:22 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:01 AM with 14:36 of moolight, then sets at 5:37 PM

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New
Wed, Aug 10
First
Thu, Aug 18
Full
Thu, Aug 25
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