Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 20 Apr 1:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers before 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then showers after 2pm.  High near 70. South wind 13 to 18 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Scattered showers before 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then showers after 2pm. High near 70. South wind 13 to 18 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:34 am EDT Apr 20, 2021
2am EDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 26, 2021
 
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