Bethesda, Maryland 

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Weather in Bethesda, Maryland

The most pleasant months of the year for Bethesda are September, May and June. In Bethesda, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Bethesda with an average high temperature of 86.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maryland. January is the snowiest month in Bethesda with 6.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Bethesda, MD

3 PM PST

Mostly Clear

45°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Clear36° / 52°NW 9 mph
Thursday NightMostly Cloudy45° / 59°S 8 mph
Friday NightChance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy35° / 46°NW 3 to 9 mph
Saturday NightLight Rain Likely39° / 50°NE 2 to 6 mph
Sunday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Clear33° / 51°NW 5 to 10 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear35° / 55°SW 3 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Light Rain42° / 57°SE 7 mph

Weather Highlights

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 Bethesda area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.

7.3 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January42° 25°
February46° 28°
March55° 35°
April66° 44°
May74° 54°
June83° 63°
July87° 68°
August85° 67°
September78° 59°
October67° 47°
November57° 38°
December46° 29°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Bethesda
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02393
February02092
March013101
April02100
May10120
June50100
July100100
August6080
September2090
October0180
November0890
December020101

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Bethesda    11 Reviews
Bethesda expensive place to liove - 8/17/2015
Amenities are plentiful, but costs continue to rise as do local and state taxes. Overall not a friendly place to... Read More

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Great schools, good eating, nice blend of burbs an - 1/29/2008
Essentially an upscale suburb of Washington DC. Public transport is easy, there's plenty to do (though with none of the edginess of living closer in DC) and it's minutes... Read More

Real Cost of LIving in Bethesda - 8/26/2007
We are a couple with no children about to move to Bethesda and seem to only find data on cost of living index comparisons between Bethesda and other cities. We are... Read More


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