• Tonight

    Apr 29

    Lo 48°

    Overcast with spotty drizzle

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hours of Precip
      2.5
    more
  • Sat

    Apr 30

    63°Lo 52°

    A passing afternoon shower

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Precip
      68%
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    more
  • Sun

    May 1

    69°Lo 59°

    Cloudy with occasional rain

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hours of Precip
      5
  • Mon

    May 2

    74°Lo 51°

    A shower in the morning

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      78%
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    68°Lo 51°

    Clouds and sun

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      49%
    • Precip
      18%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 69° RealFeel® 67° Precipitation 69%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • ESE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Cloudy with occasional rain

  • Max UV Index: 2 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • Precipitation: 0.3 in
  • Rain: 0.3 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs
Lo 59° RealFeel® 55° Precipitation 56%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 10 mph

Considerable clouds with a passing shower or two

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • Precipitation: 0.06 in
  • Rain: 0.06 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs

Temperature History - May 1

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  Today Normal Record 5/1/2015
High 69° 71° 94° (1942) 64°
Low 59° 52° 34° (1876) 54°

Solunar Information for The Cloisters, DC

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:09 AM with 13:52 of sunlight, then sets at 8:01 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:54 AM with 11:16 of moolight, then sets at 2:10 PM

Sat, Apr 30
Last
Fri, May 6
New
Fri, May 13
First
Sat, May 21
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The Cloisters Weather Report

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