Washington D.C. February 29 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Washington D.C. for the date of February 29.
February 29 All-Time Records
1851–2024
Highest temperature 77 °F 1976
Lowest temperature 9 °F 1884
Lowest daily high 20 °F 1884
Highest daily low 51 °F 1880
Most precipitation 1.61 inches 1892
Most snow 1.6 inches 1968
February 29 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 32.0 °F
Average low 32.0 °F
Chance precipitation 0.0%
Chance snow 0%
Washington D.C. February 29 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2020 39 31 0.00 0.0
2016 65 44 0.00 0.0
2012 56 40 1.44 0.0
2008 50 25 0.00 0.0
2004 66 31 0.00 0.0
2000 61 38 0.00 0.0
1996 38 28 0.00 0.0
1992 57 29 0.00 0.0
1988 53 28 0.00 0.0
1984 39 27 0.00 0.0
1980 29 19 0.00 0.0
1976 77 43 0.00 0.0
1972 77 42 0.00 0.0
1968 43 33 0.33 1.6
1964 47 29 0.00 0.0
1960 39 29 0.00 0.0
1956 40 26 0.00 0.0
1952 51 34 0.00 0.0
1948 60 39 0.00 0.0
1944 39 30 0.56 0.7
1940 45 36 0.00 0.0
1936 54 29 0.00 0.0
1932 59 36 0.00 0.0
1928 60 31 0.00 0.0
1924 40 29 0.00 0.0
1920 39 25 0.12 1.2
1916 36 26 0.00 0.0
1912 40 30 0.13 0.0
1908 44 28 0.00 0.0
1904 39 36 0.05 0.0
1896 55 46 0.32 0.0
1892 43 30 1.61 0.0
1888 38 24 0.01 0.0
1884 20 9 0.00 0.0
1880 70 51 0.01 n/a
1876 38 33 0.01 n/a
1872 32 24 0.00 n/a
1868 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1864 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1860 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1856 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1852 n/a n/a n/a n/a
What's the all-time high for Washington D.C. on 2/29?
For the date of Feb 29, the highest temperature ever reached in Washington D.C. history is 77 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1976.
Highest Temperatures in Washington D.C. on February 29
Rank Temperature Year
1 77 °F 1972
1 77 °F 1976
3 70 °F 1880
4 66 °F 2004
5 65 °F 2016
6 61 °F 2000
7 60 °F 1928
7 60 °F 1948
9 59 °F 1932
10 57 °F 1992
What's the all-time low for Washington D.C. on 2/29?
For the date of Feb 29, the lowest temperature ever reached in Washington D.C. history is 9 °F which happened in 1884.
Lowest Temperatures in Washington D.C. on February 29
Rank Temperature Year
1 9 °F 1884
2 19 °F 1980
3 24 °F 1872
3 24 °F 1888
5 25 °F 1920
5 25 °F 2008
7 26 °F 1916
7 26 °F 1956
9 27 °F 1984
10 28 °F 1988
10 28 °F 1908
10 28 °F 1996
Lowest High Temperatures in Washington D.C. on February 29
Rank Temperature Year
1 20 °F 1884
2 29 °F 1980
3 32 °F 1872
4 36 °F 1916
5 38 °F 1996
5 38 °F 1888
5 38 °F 1876
8 39 °F 1904
8 39 °F 1944
8 39 °F 1960
8 39 °F 2020
8 39 °F 1920
8 39 °F 1984
What's the most it has ever rained in Washington D.C. on 2/29?
For the date of Feb 29, the most precipitation ever recorded in Washington D.C. history is 1.61 inches which happened in 1892.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Washington D.C. on February 29
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.61 inches 1892
2 1.44 inches 2012
3 0.56 inches 1944
4 0.33 inches 1968
5 0.32 inches 1896
6 0.13 inches 1912
7 0.12 inches 1920
8 0.05 inches 1904
9 0.01 inches 1880
9 0.01 inches 1876
9 0.01 inches 1888
All-Time Most Snow in Washington D.C. on February 29
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.6 inches 1968
2 1.2 inches 1920
3 0.7 inches 1944
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1945–2024 Washington Reagan Airport location
1851–1945 Washington D.C. location