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Washington, D.C. Weather Forecast: Humidity is Back and Hotter Temps on the Horizon

July 20, 2014 - 08:55 PM
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It'll start to feel more like July by mid-week, as the heat and humidity build.

Mostly cloudy; isolated shower
Lows: 65-72°
Wind: SE 5 mph
Partly sunny and very muggy; isolated t'shower
Highs: Mid 80s
Wind: SSE 5-10 mph
Partly sunny, still muggy, isolated t'storm
Highs: Upper 80s
Wind: S 5-10 mph

More clouds than sun once again today with cooler than average temperatures.  On this date in 1930, Washington D.C. recorded its all time hottest temperature: 106°.  Today also marks the 45th anniversary of the lunar landing.  Read more in our latest blog.

The humidity has been on the rise and it will remain very humid through Thursday.  Temperatures will slowly climb over the next several days with highs in the low 90s by Wednesday.  With the heat and humidity, isolated thunderstorms will be possible Monday through Wednesday, but won't be widespread.  A cold front will traverse the area Thursday bringing more widely scattered thunderstorms.  Behind the front we'll catch a quick reprieve from the heat and humidity Friday before temperatures and humidity climb for next week. 

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