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What to wear in Washington DC?

What to wear in Washington DC? This page provides information about appropriate clothes in Washington DC when you travel.

  1. 5 Day Clothes Forecast - Click here
  2. Monthly Clothes Forecast - Click here

Weather and appropriate clothes in Washington DC

Washington DC is the capital of the United States and many people visit for sightseeing. There are four seasons in Washington DC, the weather and appropriate clothes of each season are shown below.

Summer (June, July and August)
Summer is hot and humid in Washington DC, so keep your clothes choices light and airy. There are also the occasional thunderstorms, make sure to bring a light raincoat and umbrella.

Fall (September, October and November)
Fall is a welcomed season, temperatures are mild so you can enjoy a stroll through historic landmarks and parks. A long-sleeved shirt, a sweater and a jacket are necessary during this season. But, in November, you will need winter clothes as temperatures start to drop down.

Winter (December, January and February)
Winter is cold, temperatures generally range from 30 to 40s °F. A coat or down jacket is appropriate, gloves and a warm hat are great for very cold days.

Spring (March, April and May)
Spring is a good season with cherry blossoms blooming, festivals and events are held throughout the city. As with the fall, temperatures are mild. Appropriate clothes of the spring season are mostly similar to the fall.

See 5 Day Clothes Forecast or Monthly Clothes Forecast, and you can check the more detailed information on appropriate clothes.

Famous tourist attractions in Washington DC

  • United States Capitol
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • The White House
  • Smithsonian Institution

5 Day Clothes Forecast

5 day clothes forecast and weather forecast in Washington DC are as follows, and these are updated daily.

Washington DC - Nov 20 (Monday)

During the day

It is cold enough to wear a coat, you will need winter clothes.

At night

A down jacket, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

Washington DC - Nov 21 (Tuesday)

During the day

A jacket or light coat will be comfortable.

At night

A jacket or coat, you will need light winter clothes.
If you are sensitive to cold, keep yourself warm.

Washington DC - Nov 22 (Wednesday)

During the day

It is cold enough to wear a coat, you will need winter clothes.

At night

A down jacket, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

Washington DC - Nov 23 (Thursday)

During the day

A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

At night

Clothes are the same as daytime.
But colder than daytime, you should not go out for a long time.

Washington DC - Nov 24 (Friday)

During the day

It is cold enough to wear a coat, you will need winter clothes.

At night

A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat and scarf.
Very cold, you should not go out for a long time.

5 Day Clothes Forecast is described about appropriate clothes according to temperature of weather forecast for each day. Referring to forecast, we will not take any responsibility for any trouble.

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Monthly Clothes Forecast

Monthly clothes forecast in Washington DC is as follows.

monthClothes Forecast
Jan
Feb
Mar
A coat or down jacket, gloves, a warm hat and scarf.
Come March, sometimes a jacket will be comfortable.
AprA long-sleeved shirt, and a cardigan or sweater will be comfortable. Sometimes light winter clothes are necessary.
MaySometimes a T-shirt, short-sleeved shirt. But sometimes a long-sleeved shirt, light cardigan, sweater are necessary.
JunA T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt is necessary.
Jul
Aug
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
SepA T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt is necessary.
OctA long-sleeved shirt, and a cardigan or sweater. But sometimes a short-sleeved shirt, sometimes light winter clothes are necessary.
Nov
Dec
It is cold enough to wear a coat, you will need winter clothes. Sometimes you will need gloves and a warm hat.
In November, sometimes a jacket will be comfortable.

Please as a reference only, because the temperature varies depending on the day.

Monthly average temperature in Washington DC

Low : Average low temperature, High : Average high temperature

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