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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Washington, District of Columbia, gets 43 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 13 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 74.

On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in Washington, District of Columbia. The July high is around 88 degrees. The January low is 26. Sperling's comfort index for Washington is a 58 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


  CLIMATEWashington, District of ColumbiaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  42.792839.2
  Snowfall (in.)  13.300725.8
  Precipitation Days  73.8323102
  Sunny Days  203205
  Avg. July High  88.310486.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  26.493422.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  5854
  UV Index  4.14.3
  Elevation ft.  971,443

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Day to Day Life is Stressful - 11/14/2017
I've lived in and around the District for 40 years and have watched it become increasingly congested and stressful. Commutes are a nightmare made worse by the rise of... (Read More)

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Washington, DC - 9/28/2015
I've been in DC for 10 yrs now. It's a great place to live, if can afford it. I'm a Chicago native. I came to DC by way of Military.DC was my final duty station. After... (Read More)

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