Areas of Rain and Drizzle
Highs: Mid 40s
Winds: North/Northwest 10 mph
Becoming Partly Cloudy
Winds: NW 10 mph
Partly Cloudy & Breezy
Highs: Middle 50s
Winds: NW 10-20 mph
Low pressure will continue to spiral through the Mid Atlantic today bringing additional showers and patches of drizzle. Temperatures will be the warmest this morning in the upper 40s, dropping into the mid and lower 40s this afternoon and evening. Rain will end this evening and skies will begin to clear tonight with lows back into the 30s for most of the area.
Monday will be breezy and mild to start the work week with highs in the low to mid 50s. Winds will be breezy out of the northwest around 10 to 15 mph. Dry conditions look to persist Tuesday and Wednesday with highs in the 40s each day.
The next chance for rain comes Thursday evening into Friday with the next potent area of low pressure. Another inch of rain will be possible with this system.
Record rain total for the year set at Reagan Washington National Airport!
From the National Weather Service:
Washington DC area (DCA)
1. 63.76 inches (2018) *As of 8am Sunday
2. 61.33 inches (1889)
3. 60.83 inches (2003)
4. 60.09 inches (1878)
Weather records for the Washington DC area have been kept at what is now Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) since 1945. Precipitation records observed downtown extend the period of record back to 1871.
Dulles VA area (IAD)
1. 65.67 inches (2003)
2. 64.19 inches (2018) *As of 8am Sunday
3. 59.05 inches (1972)
Weather records have been kept at what is now Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) since 1960.
Baltimore MD area (BWI)
1. 68.38 inches (2018) *As of 8am Sunday
2. 62.66 inches (2003)
Weather records for the Baltimore MD area have been kept at what is now Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) since 1950. Precipitation records observed downtown extend the period of record back to 1871.
Today's Record Temperatures