Washington D.C. Weather in 1885

Historical record of Washington D.C., District of Columbia weather for the year 1885 based on NOAA data.
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1885 Washington D.C. Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 99 °F July 18
Lowest temperature 2 °F February 11
Highest daily low 77 °F July 22
Lowest daily high 18 °F February 11
Most daily precipitation 2.7 inches October 29
Most daily snow 4.9 inches February 14
Total annual precipitation 44.9 inches -
Total annual snow 19.4 inches -
January 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
60 27 0.08 0.1
28 17 0.00 0.0
26 14 0.00 0.0
34 22 0.12 0.0
36 27 0.32 0.0
56 35 0.77 0.0
55 38 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.08 0.0
63 40 0.67 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
41 32 1.18 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
66 21 0.12 0.0
29 16 0.00 0.0
28 21 0.00 0.0
36 20 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
21 10 0.00 0.0
29 11 0.13 0.0
36 26 0.65 0.0
44 34 0.00 0.0
40 24 0.00 0.0
30 19 0.00 0.0
41 12 0.34 2.3
30 10 0.00 0.0
50 15 0.00 0.0
45 34 0.00 0.0
February 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
45 24 0.03 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
46 27 0.23 0.0
46 35 0.03 0.0
37 20 0.17 1.2
30 18 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
38 32 1.92 0.0
38 11 0.16 0.1
18 2 0.00 0.0
30 10 0.00 0.0
30 21 0.14 2.1
27 22 0.18 4.9
35 19 0.00 0.0
39 21 1.03 0.0
25 10 0.00 0.0
31 20 0.01 0.1
29 13 0.00 0.0
22 9 0.00 0.0
21 7 0.00 0.0
26 13 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
33 17 0.13 1.5
38 25 0.52 2.3
37 27 0.04 0.5
45 30 0.04 0.5
52 29 0.00 0.0
March 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 37 0.19 0.0
40 33 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.16 1.5
37 25 0.00 0.0
41 20 0.00 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
39 24 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.11 0.0
34 22 0.11 1.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.03 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
30 17 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
32 19 0.00 0.0
20 12 0.00 0.0
31 10 0.00 0.0
27 17 0.07 1.3
28 17 0.00 0.0
42 17 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
56 27 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.05 0.0
62 34 0.52 0.0
41 29 0.29 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
April 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 45 0.00 0.0
71 46 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.24 0.0
58 36 0.28 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
65 47 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.02 0.0
67 41 0.52 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
45 36 0.00 0.0
47 32 0.22 0.0
52 36 0.00 0.0
49 34 0.00 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
54 40 0.09 0.0
58 42 0.02 0.0
53 38 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.00 0.0
63 36 0.00 0.0
70 37 0.00 0.0
83 48 0.00 0.0
86 51 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
75 60 0.00 0.0
75 57 0.31 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.01 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
May 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
66 48 0.06 0.0
61 47 0.00 0.0
60 42 0.00 0.0
66 46 0.00 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
75 59 0.01 0.0
69 58 0.15 0.0
66 49 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.00 0.0
64 45 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
57 50 0.06 0.0
70 48 0.03 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
72 53 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.00 0.0
74 64 0.00 0.0
66 60 0.33 0.0
78 65 0.18 0.0
69 61 0.00 0.0
76 59 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
74 59 1.50 0.0
75 60 0.02 0.0
61 54 0.41 0.0
67 54 0.05 0.0
77 62 0.05 0.0
June 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 59 0.00 0.0
82 63 0.00 0.0
75 58 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.61 0.0
74 56 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
81 71 0.03 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.00 0.0
92 73 0.00 0.0
95 68 0.63 0.0
76 63 0.10 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
82 68 0.00 0.0
84 68 0.00 0.0
75 58 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
68 61 0.12 0.0
81 66 0.00 0.0
76 71 0.86 0.0
81 68 0.95 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
July 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 54 0.00 0.0
74 60 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.25 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
88 72 0.00 0.0
93 72 0.00 0.0
94 71 0.00 0.0
90 73 0.25 0.0
83 69 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.00 0.0
74 64 0.08 0.0
85 64 0.15 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
96 70 0.00 0.0
99 72 0.00 0.0
94 71 0.63 0.0
94 72 0.00 0.0
96 74 0.08 0.0
95 77 0.00 0.0
88 74 0.00 0.0
91 75 0.00 0.0
95 75 0.00 0.0
97 72 0.57 0.0
78 72 0.98 0.0
82 71 0.00 0.0
90 72 0.00 0.0
86 70 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.04 0.0
August 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
90 70 0.12 0.0
90 68 1.36 0.0
84 67 0.85 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
85 68 0.00 0.0
78 62 0.00 0.0
71 64 1.85 0.0
75 64 0.09 0.0
79 63 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
86 70 0.00 0.0
87 73 0.00 0.0
90 74 0.12 0.0
84 69 0.00 0.0
75 62 0.00 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.03 0.0
82 65 0.00 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
90 74 0.01 0.0
89 70 0.78 0.0
94 73 0.00 0.0
94 64 1.24 0.0
70 57 0.00 0.0
68 51 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.01 0.0
76 66 0.03 0.0
81 67 0.00 0.0
September 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 60 0.00 0.0
70 56 0.00 0.0
77 51 0.01 0.0
85 61 1.12 0.0
78 58 0.49 0.0
69 53 0.00 0.0
70 51 0.00 0.0
74 62 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
71 61 0.00 0.0
65 58 0.00 0.0
72 60 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
87 70 0.01 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
77 60 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
76 63 0.00 0.0
66 59 0.00 0.0
63 58 0.52 0.0
62 50 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
77 48 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
76 57 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
October 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 56 0.00 0.0
66 58 0.18 0.0
75 64 0.69 0.0
67 49 0.24 0.0
62 44 0.00 0.0
54 45 0.57 0.0
57 42 0.00 0.0
54 47 0.10 0.0
57 44 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.00 0.0
64 51 0.84 0.0
73 57 0.96 0.0
65 47 0.00 0.0
63 49 0.00 0.0
66 44 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
72 54 0.00 0.0
75 64 0.00 0.0
66 43 1.92 0.0
56 38 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.00 0.0
58 41 0.00 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
63 57 2.69 0.0
57 43 0.50 0.0
46 36 0.00 0.0
November 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 32 0.89 0.0
53 41 0.17 0.0
48 37 0.00 0.0
53 36 0.00 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
69 56 0.00 0.0
71 61 0.21 0.0
64 50 1.18 0.0
52 44 0.03 0.0
53 42 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
62 42 0.14 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
43 37 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
62 37 0.00 0.0
57 42 0.01 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
47 31 0.00 0.0
44 33 0.27 0.0
44 36 0.34 0.0
40 35 0.06 0.0
43 33 0.00 0.0
43 34 0.00 0.0
42 36 0.00 0.0
48 32 0.00 0.0
38 33 0.03 0.0
45 35 0.00 0.0
December 1885 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
40 36 0.06 0.0
45 34 0.00 0.0
49 33 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.00 0.0
48 28 0.09 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
54 33 0.66 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
37 28 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
40 26 1.07 0.0
39 33 0.14 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
48 25 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.00 0.0
46 35 0.00 0.0
39 30 0.00 0.0
62 30 0.00 0.0
64 47 0.00 0.0
58 42 0.00 0.0
55 38 0.00 0.0
39 29 0.00 0.0
36 26 0.00 0.0
38 22 0.00 0.0
49 36 0.00 0.0
47 32 0.00 0.0
47 38 0.00 0.0
52 38 0.65 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1945–2023 Washington Reagan Airport location
1851–1945 Washington D.C. location