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What to wear in Washington DC?

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

Washington DC is the capital of the United States and many people visit for sightseeing. There are four distinct seasons in Washington DC. The weather gets hot and humid during the summer seasons with temperatures reaching up to 85+ Fahrenheit, the winter season can reach 30 Fahrenheit with temperature dropping below freezing. Spring and fall weather is pleasant.

We will provide you the information on appropriate clothes for the next 5 days and appropriate clothes for each season (and each month) in this city.

  1. 5 Day Clothes Forecast
  2. Clothes for Each Season

5 Day Clothes Forecast

5 day clothes forecast and weather forecast for Washington DC are as follows. These are updated daily.

Washington D.C. - Oct 05(Wednesday)

During the day

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At night

A light jacket or sweater will be comfortable.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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Afternoon :

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Night :

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clear sky

Washington D.C. - Oct 06(Thursday)

During the day

A T-shirt and a short-sleeved shirt. And shorts or jeans.
If you feel too warm, take off your shirt.

At night

A light jacket or sweater will be comfortable.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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few clouds

Afternoon :

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broken clouds

Night :

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broken clouds

Washington D.C. - Oct 07(Friday)

During the day

A T-shirt and a short-sleeved shirt. And shorts or jeans.
If you feel too warm, take off your shirt.

At night

A light jacket or sweater will be comfortable.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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clear sky

Afternoon :

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scattered clouds

Night :

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overcast clouds

Washington D.C. - Oct 08(Saturday)

During the day

A light jacket or sweater will be comfortable.

At night

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


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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few clouds

Afternoon :

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clear sky

Night :

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clear sky

Washington D.C. - Oct 09(Sunday)

During the day

A long-sleeved shirt, and a light cardigan or light sweater is necessary.

At night

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


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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clear sky

Afternoon :

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clear sky

Night :

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clear sky

5 Day Clothes Forecast describes the appropriate clothes according to the weather forecast temperature.

Clothes for Each Season

This section provides information on appropriate clothes for each season and appropriate clothes for each month (Monthly Clothes Forecast). Monthly Clothes Forecast describes the appropriate clothes according to average high/low temperature for each month.

Appropriate Clothes in Washington DC

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.

Monthly Clothes Forecast

Monthly Clothes Forecast provides information on appropriate clothes according to average high/low temperature for each month. Links to each month are as follows.

Monthly Clothes Forecast in Washington DC

monthClothes Forecast
JanDuring the day
A coat, sometimes gloves and a warm hat.
At night
A down jacket, gloves and warm hat.
FebDuring the day
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
At night
A down jacket, gloves and warm hat.
MarDuring the day
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. Sometimes light winter clothes.
At night
A coat or down jacket, gloves and a warm hat.
AprDuring the day
Sometimes a T-shirt, short-sleeved shirt. But sometimes a long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater.
At night
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
MayDuring the day
A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
At night
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. Sometimes light winter clothes.
JunDuring the day
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
At night
Sometimes a T-shirt, short-sleeved shirt. But sometimes a long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater.
JulDuring the day
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
At night
A T-shirt and a short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
AugDuring the day
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
At night
A T-shirt and a short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
SepDuring the day
A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
At night
Same as daytime. But sometimes a light jacket or sweater.
OctDuring the day
Sometimes a T-shirt, short-sleeved shirt. But sometimes a long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater.
At night
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. Sometimes light winter clothes.
NovDuring the day
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. Sometimes light winter clothes.
At night
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
DecDuring the day
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
At night
A coat or down jacket, gloves and a warm hat.

Monthly average temperature

Low : Average low temperature, High : Average high temperature

Famous tourist attractions in Washington DC

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

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