Washington DC Climate & Weather
Washington DC Climate and Weather
While the city of Washington DC's weather is highly seasonal, with extreme variations between summer and winter, the weather is also known to be unpredictable. Summers tend to be very hot and humid; the conditions exacerbated in the heart of the city by all the concrete and steel. Autumn and spring are the best seasons to visit, when days are chilly but bright and clear; sudden rain or snowfalls are possible though. In winter the city is subject to heavy snowfalls, averaging 17 inches (43cm) a year, and sudden arctic blasts or frozen rainstorms, with winter temperatures averaging around 38°F (3°C).
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