• Today

    Aug 21

    91°Lo 75°

    Couple of showers, t-storms

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      84%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    more
  • Fri

    Aug 22

    86°Lo 73°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      90%
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hours of Precip
      8
  • Sat

    Aug 23

    80°Lo 68°

    A passing shower or two

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      49%
    • Precip
      18%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Sun

    Aug 24

    80°Lo 66°

    Clouds and sun

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      25%
    • Precip
      12%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Mon

    Aug 25

    82°Lo 66°

    Partly sunny

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      19%
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 86° RealFeel® 97° Precipitation 61%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • NW 4 mph
  • Gusts: 7 mph

Mostly cloudy and humid with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.3 in
  • Rain: 0.3 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs
Lo 73° RealFeel® 71° Precipitation 65%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • E 6 mph
  • Gusts: 11 mph

Humid; periods of rain and a thunderstorm in the evening followed by a brief shower or two late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 32%
  • Precipitation: 0.17 in
  • Rain: 0.17 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs

Temperature History - Aug 22

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  Today Normal Record 8/22/2013
High 86° 86° 99° (1983) 91°
Low 73° 69° 51° (1923) 74°

Solunar Information for The Palisades, DC

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:28 AM with 13:26 of sunlight, then sets at 7:54 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:50 AM with 14:10 of moolight, then sets at 6:00 PM

Mon, Aug 25
New
Tue, Sep 2
First
Tue, Sep 9
Full
Tue, Sep 16
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Fri. Stargazing