Washington D.C. March 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Washington D.C. for the date of March 3.
March 3 All-Time Records
1851–2024
Highest temperature 79 °F 1923
Lowest temperature 11 °F 1925
Lowest daily high 26 °F 1960
Highest daily low 51 °F 1991
Most precipitation 1.75 inches 1909
Most snow 7.1 inches 1960
March 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 52.6 °F
Average low 34.9 °F
Chance precipitation 33.8%
Chance snow 6.6%
Washington D.C. March 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 53 41 0.32 0.0
2022 57 35 0.00 0.0
2021 60 30 0.00 0.0
2020 65 45 0.07 0.0
2019 47 37 0.52 0.0
2018 53 36 0.00 0.0
2017 44 31 0.00 0.0
2016 41 29 0.02 0.0
2015 41 31 0.04 0.0
2014 38 17 0.55 3.8
2013 44 30 0.00 0.0
2012 63 48 0.16 0.0
2011 41 27 0.00 0.0
2010 42 37 0.00 0.0
2009 29 14 0.00 0.0
2008 70 38 0.00 0.0
2007 60 35 0.00 0.0
2006 44 31 0.00 0.0
2005 38 25 0.00 0.0
2004 67 49 0.00 0.0
2003 42 20 0.00 0.0
2002 58 36 0.03 0.0
2001 59 38 0.00 0.0
2000 54 35 0.00 0.0
1999 69 39 0.35 0.0
1998 47 36 0.13 0.0
1997 55 38 1.02 0.0
1996 39 23 0.00 0.0
1995 40 32 0.00 0.0
1994 44 33 0.17 0.0
1993 54 40 0.15 0.0
1992 51 41 0.00 0.0
1991 65 51 0.33 0.0
1990 61 40 0.01 0.0
1989 46 33 0.00 0.0
1988 61 45 0.01 0.0
1987 56 37 0.00 0.0
1986 45 33 0.01 0.0
1985 52 35 0.00 0.0
1984 44 25 0.00 0.0
1983 68 45 0.00 0.0
1982 42 33 0.00 0.0
1981 47 34 0.00 0.0
1980 39 15 0.00 0.0
1979 49 42 0.00 0.0
1978 33 27 0.42 4.1
1977 60 30 0.00 0.0
1976 51 44 0.00 0.0
1975 38 29 0.00 0.0
1974 72 44 0.00 0.0
1973 57 47 0.49 0.0
1972 65 31 0.65 0.0
1971 42 34 0.92 0.5
1970 48 35 0.17 0.0
1969 51 32 0.00 0.0
1968 38 19 0.00 0.0
1967 77 40 0.00 0.0
1966 67 38 0.00 0.0
1965 49 37 0.02 0.0
1964 50 44 0.32 0.0
1963 57 27 0.00 0.0
1962 37 18 0.00 0.0
1961 65 39 0.00 0.0
1960 26 21 0.87 7.1
1959 58 30 0.04 0.0
1958 57 39 0.10 0.0
1957 42 28 0.00 0.0
1956 65 37 0.00 0.0
1955 57 35 0.23 0.0
1954 50 31 0.28 0.0
1953 37 29 0.38 0.0
1952 37 33 0.35 1.3
1951 46 39 0.09 0.0
1950 33 15 0.00 0.0
1949 42 34 0.00 0.0
1948 54 38 0.18 0.0
1947 37 27 0.00 0.0
1946 60 37 0.00 0.0
1945 66 50 0.00 0.0
1944 59 29 0.00 0.0
1943 34 14 0.05 1.5
1942 46 37 0.45 0.0
1941 68 40 0.00 0.0
1940 42 35 0.34 0.0
1939 48 26 0.00 0.0
1938 57 27 0.07 0.2
1937 57 38 0.00 0.0
1936 50 34 0.00 0.0
1935 61 44 0.00 0.0
1934 62 38 0.15 0.0
1933 46 36 0.00 0.0
1932 62 40 0.00 0.0
1931 41 30 0.00 0.0
1930 32 21 0.00 0.0
1929 52 30 0.00 0.0
1928 41 31 0.00 0.0
1927 35 25 0.00 0.0
1926 33 22 0.00 0.0
1925 32 11 0.00 0.0
1924 53 29 0.00 0.0
1923 79 47 0.00 0.0
1922 46 31 0.00 0.0
1921 58 44 0.14 0.0
1920 56 26 0.00 0.0
1919 57 36 0.00 0.0
1918 53 38 0.00 0.0
1917 34 31 0.39 0.0
1916 36 23 0.15 0.8
1915 42 30 0.00 0.0
1914 42 25 0.00 0.0
1913 56 23 0.00 0.0
1912 30 20 0.03 0.0
1911 57 33 0.00 0.0
1910 56 42 0.00 0.0
1909 43 33 1.75 0.0
1908 48 32 0.00 0.0
1907 50 28 0.00 0.0
1906 60 35 0.98 0.0
1905 43 16 0.00 0.0
1904 62 30 0.01 0.0
1903 53 30 0.00 0.0
1902 42 32 0.00 0.0
1901 52 31 0.00 0.0
1900 44 30 0.00 0.0
1899 41 36 0.05 0.0
1898 43 30 0.00 0.0
1897 68 42 0.09 0.0
1896 41 24 0.00 0.0
1895 50 32 0.00 0.0
1894 53 38 0.00 0.0
1893 50 33 0.01 0.0
1892 44 26 0.00 0.0
1891 35 25 0.41 4.0
1890 36 19 0.00 0.0
1889 42 38 0.91 0.0
1888 50 34 0.01 0.0
1887 47 33 0.00 n/a
1886 38 23 0.00 0.0
1885 48 29 0.00 0.0
1884 30 20 0.13 n/a
1883 50 31 0.00 n/a
1882 67 47 0.00 n/a
1881 39 26 0.81 n/a
1880 50 37 0.32 n/a
1879 40 30 0.06 n/a
1878 61 50 0.64 n/a
1877 56 43 0.00 n/a
1876 38 20 0.00 n/a
1875 38 24 0.61 n/a
1874 64 36 0.01 n/a
1873 30 11 0.00 n/a
1872 38 19 0.00 n/a
1871 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
1870 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1869 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1868 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1867 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1866 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1865 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1864 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1863 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1862 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1861 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1860 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1859 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1858 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1857 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1856 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1855 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1854 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1853 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1852 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1851 n/a n/a n/a n/a
What's the all-time high for Washington D.C. on 3/3?
For the date of Mar 3, the highest temperature ever reached in Washington D.C. history is 79 °F which happened in 1923.
Highest Temperatures in Washington D.C. on March 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 79 °F 1923
2 77 °F 1967
3 72 °F 1974
4 70 °F 2008
5 69 °F 1999
6 68 °F 1941
6 68 °F 1983
6 68 °F 1897
9 67 °F 2004
9 67 °F 1882
9 67 °F 1966
What's the all-time low for Washington D.C. on 3/3?
For the date of Mar 3, the lowest temperature ever reached in Washington D.C. history is 11 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1925.
Lowest Temperatures in Washington D.C. on March 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 11 °F 1873
1 11 °F 1925
3 14 °F 2009
3 14 °F 1943
5 15 °F 1950
5 15 °F 1980
7 16 °F 1905
8 17 °F 2014
9 18 °F 1962
10 19 °F 1890
10 19 °F 1968
10 19 °F 1872
Lowest High Temperatures in Washington D.C. on March 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 26 °F 1960
2 29 °F 2009
3 30 °F 1873
3 30 °F 1884
3 30 °F 1912
6 32 °F 1925
6 32 °F 1930
8 33 °F 1950
8 33 °F 1978
8 33 °F 1926
What's the most it has ever rained in Washington D.C. on 3/3?
For the date of Mar 3, the most precipitation ever recorded in Washington D.C. history is 1.75 inches which happened in 1909.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Washington D.C. on March 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.75 inches 1909
2 1.02 inches 1997
3 0.98 inches 1906
4 0.92 inches 1971
5 0.91 inches 1889
6 0.87 inches 1960
7 0.81 inches 1881
8 0.65 inches 1972
9 0.64 inches 1878
10 0.61 inches 1875
All-Time Most Snow in Washington D.C. on March 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 7.1 inches 1960
2 4.1 inches 1978
3 4.0 inches 1891
4 3.8 inches 2014
5 1.5 inches 1943
6 1.3 inches 1952
7 0.8 inches 1916
8 0.5 inches 1971
9 0.2 inches 1938
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1945–2024 Washington Reagan Airport location
1851–1945 Washington D.C. location