Record temperatures

October 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Blistering October Day Puts DC in Record Books

Washington, D.C. reached its hottest October temperature ever recorded, according to Capital Weather Gang. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, temperatures hit 98 degrees. The previous record for the month was 96 degrees on Oct. 5, 1941.  This is all just nuts:* DC's high so far is 98, new Oct heat record by 2F. 40% of […]

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July 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Temperatures Expected to Drop Following Record High Heat, Experts Say

There’s no doubt that it’s been a hot humid week in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. If it seems like temperatures are not dropping at night, then you’re on to something. According to meteorologists from the National Weather Service,  temperatures at night have set a new record-high.  At Dulles International Airport, the low on Independence […]

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