• Today

    May 1

    66°Lo 59°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      8
    • Precip
      81%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      67°
  • Mon

    May 2

    81°Lo 58°

    Shower and thunderstorm

    Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      7
    • Precip
      62%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    67°Lo 50°

    Cooler with a passing shower

    Fair for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      71°
    more
  • Wed

    May 4

    70°Lo 53°

    A brief shower or two

    Very Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      72°
    more
  • Thu

    May 5

    66°Lo 50°

    Mostly cloudy, a little rain

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      8
    • Precip
      62%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      72°
    more
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Hi 66° RealFeel® 67° Precipitation 81%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Cloudy this morning, then times of clouds and sun this afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • Precipitation: 0.56 in
  • Rain: 0.56 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 6 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 6 hrs
Lo 59° RealFeel® 57° Precipitation 60%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • E 4 mph
  • Gusts: 6 mph

Cloudy with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • Precipitation: 0.2 in
  • Rain: 0.2 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 66° 71° 94° (1942) 64°
Low 59° 52° 34° (1876) 54°

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 2:55 AM with 11:16 of moolight, then sets at 2:11 PM

Washington Weather Report

Rain to ease unusual northeastern US dryness but to put a damper on outdoor plans

May 1, 2016; 2:27 PM ET

Rounds of rain will bring good news for unusually dry portions of the northeastern United States to start May. more >

Current Drought Status

Current Soil Conditions

Sun. Overnight Freeze

Sun. Degree Days

Sun. Evapotranspiration