Today through Monday will feature the longest duration of daylight for the year.
With the summer solstice readily approaching this Saturday at 6:51am, the area is finally at its peak for daylight with 14 hours and 54 minutes today through Monday the 23rd. This is a stark contrast to just 6 months ago, when there was 9 hours and 26 minutes of daylight December 20-22, 2013.
With the high heat and humidity, summer feels like it is in full swing, but the average high right now is only 85 degrees. The highest average temperature jumps to 89 degrees from July 7-22.
- Duration of Daylight in Washington, D.C.
The sunrise is currently at 5:43am and the sunset is 8:36pm. By the end of June, we'll only lose 3 minutes of daylight, but by the end of July, D.C. will be down to 14 hours and 12 minutes of daylight. We'll remain above 12 hours through September 25th. The Autumnal Equinox is on Monday the 22 of August.