• Early AM

    May 2

    Lo 57°

    A couple of showers and thunderstorms

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      59°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
    more
  • Today

    May 2

    79°Lo 58°

    An afternoon t-storm; warmer

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      68%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    68°Lo 50°

    Not as warm with a shower

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      71°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Wed

    May 4

    67°Lo 48°

    A few showers

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      79%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      69°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
  • Thu

    May 5

    61°Lo 48°

    Mostly cloudy, a little rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      100%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      67°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    more
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Hi 67° RealFeel® 69° Precipitation 68%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • NW 5 mph
  • Gusts: 7 mph

Variable cloudiness with brief showers

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 20%
  • Precipitation: 0.18 in
  • Rain: 0.18 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs
Lo 48° RealFeel® 49° Precipitation 79%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NW 4 mph
  • Gusts: 6 mph

Mostly cloudy with rain tapering to a couple of showers

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 20%
  • Precipitation: 0.35 in
  • Rain: 0.35 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs

Temperature History - May 4

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  Today Normal Record 5/4/2015
High 67° 72° 90° (2001) 84°
Low 48° 47° 31° (1967) 52°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:08 AM with 13:57 of sunlight, then sets at 8:05 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:12 AM with 12:17 of moolight, then sets at 4:29 PM

Fairfax Weather Report

Rounds of rain to frequent northeastern US first week of May

May 1, 2016; 11:31 PM ET

Dry days will be hard to come by in the northeastern United States for the first week of May as storm systems cause rain to frequent the region. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

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Wed. UV Index