Washington, District of Columbia gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Washington averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in Washington. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Washington gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.
Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Washington is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in the District of Columbia.
7.5 / 5.9
Summer / Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Washington, while January and February are the least comfortable months.