The weather forecast and conditions in Washington, D.C., change with the seasons. See what you can expect before embarking on your authentic D.C. getaway.
Spring in D.C. is beautiful with blossoming cherry trees. The average temperature is 67 degrees Fahrenheit. It can be cooler in the evenings so don’t forget to pack warmer clothing too. This is one of the best times to visit the city.
Summers in Washington, D.C., are warm, usually in the 80s. Humidity is high which means you should pack light clothing. There are typically less crowds in D.C. during the late summer. Enjoy air‐conditioned museums and cool down in the evenings on The Rooftop. Weather.com recently listed The Rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel on a list of "Most Amazing Rooftop Pools In The World."
Autumn in D.C. is beautiful with the changing colors. It’s the driest season in D.C., and temperatures fluctuate from 50s to 70s. With blue skies, pleasant breezes and warm sunshine, it’s the perfect time to sightsee.
Winter in D.C. is mild compared to other parts of the country. Temperatures hover in the 30s and 40s. Most of the snowfall occurs in January and February, with the coldest time period in January. Pack rain gear in case the snowfall turns into rain.
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It's biking weather three out of four seasons in the year
Average temperatures are still brisk; 50s to 70s
High average temperatures in the upper 80s
Average high temperatures fluctuate between the upper 50s and upper 70s
Temperatures hover in the 30s and 40s