• Early AM

    May 6

    Lo 52°

    Occasional rain and drizzle

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      57°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    more
  • Today

    May 6

    56°Lo 50°

    Cool with occasional rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      57°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Sat

    May 7

    68°Lo 54°

    Warmer with variable clouds

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      67%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      73°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
  • Sun

    May 8

    71°Lo 53°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      73°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
  • Mon

    May 9

    70°Lo 57°

    Clouds and sun with a shower

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      76°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
    more
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Partly cloudy 65° Lo 56° RealFeel® 64° / 56°

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  • Precipitation: 2%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 48%
  • Cloud Cover: 9%
  • Dew Point: 41° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
5 mph

Temperature History - May 8

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  Today Normal Record 5/8/2015
High 71° 73° 92° (1936) 84°
Low 53° 54° 39° (1974) 64°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:02 AM with 14:06 of sunlight, then sets at 8:08 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 7:49 AM with 14:32 of moolight, then sets at 10:21 PM

Washington Weather Report

Relentless rain to drench eastern US through much of May

May 6, 2016; 4:05 AM ET

While a brief break in the wet weather is coming early next week, rounds of rain will resume later next week and cause difficulties for outdoor plans and agriculture through much 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.

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