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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. - May 18(Wednesday)

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 jacket or light coat will be comfortable.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

scattered clouds

Afternoon :

broken clouds

Night :

light rain

Washington D.C. - May 19(Thursday)

During the day

A T-shirt or tank top, and shorts.

At night

A long-sleeved shirt is recommended.
But if you are sensitive to heat, a short-sleeved shirt will be good.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

overcast clouds

Afternoon :

overcast clouds

Night :

clear sky

Washington D.C. - May 20(Friday)

During the day

A T-shirt or tank top, and shorts.
Extremely hot during the day, you should not go out for a long time.

At night

Clothes are the same as daytime. Jeans are also good.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

overcast clouds

Afternoon :

broken clouds

Night :

broken clouds

Washington D.C. - May 21(Saturday)

During the day

A T-shirt or tank top, and shorts.
Extremely hot, you should not go out for a long time.

At night

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


Weather Forecast

Morning :

light rain

Afternoon :

few clouds

Night :

overcast clouds

Washington D.C. - May 22(Sunday)

During the day

A T-shirt or tank top, and shorts.
Extremely hot, you should not go out for a long time.

At night

A long-sleeved shirt is recommended.
But if you are sensitive to heat, a short-sleeved shirt will be good.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

broken clouds

Afternoon :

few clouds

Night :

heavy intensity rain

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

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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 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.

Monthly clothes forecast provides information on appropriate clothes according to average high/low temperature for each month.

Monthly average temperature in Washington DC

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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