Washington Weather In October
The record high October temperature in Washington DC for the last 105 years was 90 degrees Fahrenheit, measured on October 13, 1962, while the normal high temperature is 68. In the last 105 years the highest reported temperature in Washington for October was 14 on October 24, 1969, while the standard low daily temperature for the month is 42.
United States NWS historical Washington October Weather data records that on October 20, 1972, the high temperature did not exceed 41 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Washington in the past 105 years. The Weather Service additionally shows that on October 10, 1959, the low for the day did not drop below 67 degrees, the highest low temperature in Washington in the last 105 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Washington on October First averages 72 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of October averages 61 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Washington on October First is 47 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of October is 35 degrees.
Washington receives an average of 3.37 inches of precipitation during October. October Washington Weather records show that on October 21, 1976 Washington received 4.25 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in October.