Best time to visit Washington

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When is the best time to visit Washington?

The best time to visit Washington is May and June based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Washington5
  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Washington7
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Washington13
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Washington19
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Washington24
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Washington29
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Washington31
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Washington30
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Washington26
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Washington20
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Washington14
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Washington8

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Best time to visit

The weather guide for D.C., represented by Washington, (Washington) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Washington?

The hottest time of year in Washington is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 31°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Washington?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Washington with 103mm on average. There are normally 9 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Washington?

The sunniest time of year in Washington is normally June with bright sunshine on average for 63% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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