Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area, District of Columbia gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area averages 17 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 207 sunny days per year in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 17 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metro area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in the District of Columbia.
7.3 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.