Washington D.C. October 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Washington D.C. for the date of October 17.
October 17 All-Time Records
1851–2024
Highest temperature 86 °F 1938
Lowest temperature 33 °F 1893
Lowest daily high 47 °F 2009
Highest daily low 68 °F 1928
Most precipitation 2.52 inches 1932
Most snow none -
October 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 68.6 °F
Average low 51.4 °F
Chance precipitation 26.2%
Chance snow 0%
Washington D.C. October 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 65 50 0.00 0.0
2022 71 53 0.03 0.0
2021 67 50 0.00 0.0
2020 64 45 0.00 0.0
2019 61 50 0.00 0.0
2018 70 53 0.00 0.0
2017 64 46 0.00 0.0
2016 82 59 0.00 0.0
2015 60 44 0.00 0.0
2014 75 56 0.00 0.0
2013 77 63 0.00 0.0
2012 69 46 0.00 0.0
2011 69 57 0.00 0.0
2010 76 48 0.00 0.0
2009 47 43 1.20 0.0
2008 63 52 0.00 0.0
2007 82 60 0.00 0.0
2006 64 55 0.55 0.0
2005 69 51 0.00 0.0
2004 64 43 0.00 0.0
2003 63 50 0.00 0.0
2002 60 45 0.01 0.0
2001 60 42 0.00 0.0
2000 65 61 0.00 0.0
1999 67 57 0.12 0.0
1998 71 47 0.00 0.0
1997 58 49 1.13 0.0
1996 81 58 0.00 0.0
1995 66 42 0.00 0.0
1994 70 44 0.00 0.0
1993 70 58 0.00 0.0
1992 58 45 0.00 0.0
1991 54 45 1.24 0.0
1990 76 51 0.00 0.0
1989 71 64 0.64 0.0
1988 75 51 0.00 0.0
1987 68 47 0.00 0.0
1986 59 47 0.00 0.0
1985 65 50 0.00 0.0
1984 70 62 0.00 0.0
1983 71 51 0.00 0.0
1982 58 39 0.00 0.0
1981 64 43 0.00 0.0
1980 83 57 0.00 0.0
1979 73 51 0.00 0.0
1978 61 48 0.00 0.0
1977 55 41 0.09 0.0
1976 55 44 0.24 0.0
1975 70 54 0.82 0.0
1974 70 45 0.00 0.0
1973 62 43 0.00 0.0
1972 79 51 0.00 0.0
1971 69 58 0.00 0.0
1970 58 39 0.00 0.0
1969 66 42 0.00 0.0
1968 82 62 0.00 0.0
1967 76 55 0.00 0.0
1966 60 45 0.00 0.0
1965 64 48 0.00 0.0
1964 63 60 0.06 0.0
1963 83 46 0.00 0.0
1962 74 56 0.00 0.0
1961 71 43 0.00 0.0
1960 73 57 0.00 0.0
1959 73 47 0.00 0.0
1958 82 58 0.00 0.0
1957 66 55 0.10 0.0
1956 72 60 0.08 0.0
1955 63 42 0.00 0.0
1954 63 43 0.00 0.0
1953 78 51 0.00 0.0
1952 66 42 0.00 0.0
1951 77 55 0.00 0.0
1950 70 54 0.00 0.0
1949 61 52 0.00 0.0
1948 78 49 0.03 0.0
1947 79 67 0.02 0.0
1946 76 52 0.00 0.0
1945 77 43 0.00 0.0
1944 69 45 0.00 0.0
1943 55 43 0.00 0.0
1942 69 58 0.33 0.0
1941 64 40 0.00 0.0
1940 59 46 0.00 0.0
1939 62 40 0.00 0.0
1938 86 53 0.00 0.0
1937 58 34 0.00 0.0
1936 75 55 0.19 0.0
1935 67 39 0.00 0.0
1934 69 56 0.00 0.0
1933 67 49 0.97 0.0
1932 66 61 2.52 0.0
1931 56 45 0.00 0.0
1930 84 52 0.05 0.0
1929 61 47 0.00 0.0
1928 85 68 0.00 0.0
1927 59 47 0.19 0.0
1926 58 45 0.00 0.0
1925 78 55 0.27 0.0
1924 80 48 0.00 0.0
1923 68 46 0.00 0.0
1922 76 52 0.00 0.0
1921 72 47 0.00 0.0
1920 74 55 0.00 0.0
1919 66 54 0.00 0.0
1918 80 48 0.00 0.0
1917 63 48 0.00 0.0
1916 68 46 0.00 0.0
1915 65 56 0.01 0.0
1914 71 59 0.00 0.0
1913 68 50 0.00 0.0
1912 67 37 0.00 0.0
1911 65 49 0.75 0.0
1910 77 49 0.00 0.0
1909 57 35 0.00 0.0
1908 86 50 0.00 0.0
1907 69 42 0.00 0.0
1906 59 55 0.02 0.0
1905 66 54 0.00 0.0
1904 71 35 0.00 0.0
1903 65 54 0.63 0.0
1902 56 49 0.00 0.0
1901 66 44 0.00 0.0
1900 57 38 0.00 0.0
1899 74 59 0.01 0.0
1898 62 38 0.00 0.0
1897 72 46 0.00 0.0
1896 62 47 0.00 0.0
1895 60 49 0.00 0.0
1894 82 51 0.00 0.0
1893 64 33 0.00 0.0
1892 72 50 0.00 0.0
1891 62 36 0.00 0.0
1890 71 52 0.05 0.0
1889 69 34 0.00 0.0
1888 63 50 0.00 0.0
1887 72 45 0.00 0.0
1886 60 33 0.00 0.0
1885 72 48 0.00 0.0
1884 72 51 0.00 0.0
1883 56 36 0.00 n/a
1882 72 63 0.04 n/a
1881 84 63 0.00 n/a
1880 70 46 0.23 n/a
1879 82 58 0.00 n/a
1878 78 62 0.00 n/a
1877 70 54 0.00 n/a
1876 64 36 0.00 n/a
1875 56 37 0.00 n/a
1874 72 41 0.00 n/a
1873 76 49 0.00 n/a
1872 65 44 0.00 n/a
1871 n/a n/a 0.07 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 0.00 n/a
1858 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1857 n/a n/a 0.70 n/a
1856 n/a n/a 1.04 n/a
1855 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1854 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1853 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1852 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1851 64 39 n/a n/a
What's the all-time high for Washington D.C. on 10/17?
For the date of Oct 17, the highest temperature ever reached in Washington D.C. history is 86 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1938.
Highest Temperatures in Washington D.C. on October 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 86 °F 1908
1 86 °F 1938
3 85 °F 1928
4 84 °F 1881
4 84 °F 1930
6 83 °F 1963
6 83 °F 1980
8 82 °F 1958
8 82 °F 1968
8 82 °F 2007
8 82 °F 1879
8 82 °F 2016
8 82 °F 1894
What's the all-time low for Washington D.C. on 10/17?
For the date of Oct 17, the lowest temperature ever reached in Washington D.C. history is 33 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1893.
Lowest Temperatures in Washington D.C. on October 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 33 °F 1886
1 33 °F 1893
3 34 °F 1889
3 34 °F 1937
5 35 °F 1904
5 35 °F 1909
7 36 °F 1883
7 36 °F 1876
7 36 °F 1891
10 37 °F 1875
10 37 °F 1912
Lowest High Temperatures in Washington D.C. on October 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 47 °F 2009
2 54 °F 1991
3 55 °F 1977
3 55 °F 1976
3 55 °F 1943
6 56 °F 1875
6 56 °F 1902
6 56 °F 1883
6 56 °F 1931
10 57 °F 1900
10 57 °F 1909
What's the most it has ever rained in Washington D.C. on 10/17?
For the date of Oct 17, the most precipitation ever recorded in Washington D.C. history is 2.52 inches which happened in 1932.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Washington D.C. on October 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.52 inches 1932
2 1.24 inches 1991
3 1.20 inches 2009
4 1.13 inches 1997
5 1.04 inches 1856
6 0.97 inches 1933
7 0.82 inches 1975
8 0.75 inches 1911
9 0.70 inches 1857
10 0.64 inches 1989
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1945–2024 Washington Reagan Airport location
1851–1945 Washington D.C. location