Washington D.C. Weather in 1887

Historical record of Washington D.C. weather for the year 1887 based on NOAA data.
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1887 Washington D.C. Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 103 °F July 18
Lowest temperature 6 °F January 3
Highest daily low 76 °F July 31
Lowest daily high 19 °F January 3
Most daily precipitation 1.6 inches June 22
Most daily snow 0.5 inches April 2
Total annual precipitation 35.1 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Washington D.C. in 1887
Rank Temperature Date
1 103 °F Jul 18
2 100 °F Jul 16
3 99 °F Jul 17
4 95 °F Jul 13
4 95 °F Jun 18
6 94 °F Jul 14
7 93 °F Jun 17
8 92 °F Aug 11
8 92 °F Aug 6
8 92 °F Jul 30
8 92 °F Jul 29
Lowest Temperatures in Washington D.C. in 1887
Rank Temperature Date
1 6 °F January 3
2 8 °F January 4
3 9 °F January 19
4 10 °F January 18
4 10 °F January 11
6 11 °F January 8
6 11 °F January 2
8 12 °F January 9
9 14 °F December 30
9 14 °F January 10
9 14 °F January 7
9 14 °F January 5
January 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
36 23 0.16 n/a
24 11 0.00 n/a
19 6 0.00 n/a
25 8 0.00 n/a
29 14 0.16 n/a
33 20 0.00 n/a
34 14 0.00 n/a
27 11 0.00 n/a
28 12 0.01 n/a
29 14 0.00 n/a
30 10 0.00 n/a
47 21 0.00 n/a
44 24 0.04 n/a
45 33 0.25 n/a
41 28 0.00 n/a
45 27 0.00 n/a
47 30 0.07 n/a
31 10 0.00 n/a
30 9 0.00 n/a
48 28 0.00 n/a
54 42 0.01 n/a
55 36 0.00 n/a
67 45 0.00 n/a
58 33 0.98 n/a
56 30 0.00 n/a
50 29 0.00 n/a
36 20 0.00 n/a
52 27 0.00 n/a
55 40 0.71 n/a
52 37 0.00 n/a
53 36 0.00 n/a
February 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 31 0.00 n/a
34 26 0.56 n/a
38 30 0.10 n/a
39 30 0.00 n/a
39 28 0.04 n/a
50 29 0.00 n/a
64 41 0.02 n/a
46 35 0.00 n/a
58 36 0.00 n/a
54 29 0.08 n/a
73 47 0.02 n/a
47 27 0.00 n/a
32 20 0.00 n/a
36 19 0.03 n/a
52 33 0.61 n/a
60 42 0.00 n/a
56 36 0.00 n/a
51 41 0.28 n/a
62 43 0.00 n/a
53 32 0.37 n/a
41 31 0.01 n/a
54 36 0.00 n/a
41 32 0.26 n/a
58 34 0.35 n/a
41 29 0.00 n/a
38 29 0.69 n/a
41 23 0.00 n/a
34 22 0.00 n/a
March 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 29 0.00 n/a
65 30 0.00 n/a
47 33 0.00 n/a
35 26 0.52 n/a
34 25 0.03 n/a
55 31 0.02 n/a
56 40 0.20 n/a
55 41 0.00 n/a
47 35 0.41 n/a
52 38 0.03 n/a
44 31 0.00 n/a
48 28 0.00 n/a
56 33 0.00 n/a
45 28 0.03 n/a
41 23 0.00 n/a
42 30 0.00 n/a
38 28 0.00 n/a
40 26 0.00 n/a
44 31 0.00 n/a
45 35 0.00 n/a
47 29 0.42 n/a
43 32 1.14 n/a
40 30 0.00 n/a
59 28 0.00 n/a
58 42 0.00 n/a
54 34 0.00 n/a
45 31 0.20 n/a
49 32 0.43 n/a
34 26 0.00 n/a
41 21 0.00 n/a
40 30 0.40 n/a
April 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
35 30 0.03 0.5
52 31 0.06 0.5
63 35 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.02 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
51 36 0.00 0.0
58 41 0.00 0.0
67 38 0.00 0.0
83 44 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
63 46 0.00 0.0
61 40 0.00 0.0
58 44 0.23 0.0
62 50 0.02 0.0
54 42 0.03 0.0
47 41 1.04 0.0
48 35 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
63 42 0.00 0.0
58 48 0.58 0.0
73 47 0.18 0.0
62 48 0.00 0.0
59 44 0.57 0.0
64 43 0.11 0.0
68 43 0.02 0.0
66 52 0.35 0.0
57 50 0.00 0.0
66 49 0.00 0.0
May 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 50 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.05 0.0
75 63 0.19 0.0
71 60 0.53 0.0
72 60 0.00 0.0
66 60 0.01 0.0
79 59 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
79 62 0.00 0.0
69 52 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
79 62 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.76 0.0
83 62 0.16 0.0
78 56 0.13 0.0
67 54 0.01 0.0
67 55 0.29 0.0
72 52 0.00 0.0
77 56 0.00 0.0
71 55 0.37 0.0
June 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 54 0.21 0.0
76 59 0.50 0.0
77 60 0.01 0.0
82 65 0.00 0.0
73 62 0.00 0.0
66 60 0.15 0.0
80 64 0.13 0.0
78 67 0.01 0.0
86 65 0.01 0.0
74 61 0.00 0.0
70 54 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
76 59 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
93 70 0.00 0.0
95 71 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.11 0.0
91 72 0.00 0.0
90 71 0.00 0.0
78 63 1.55 0.0
73 64 0.31 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
76 59 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
July 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 67 0.00 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
84 71 0.00 0.0
86 70 1.16 0.0
84 71 0.04 0.0
85 71 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
83 74 0.53 0.0
87 72 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.00 0.0
95 68 0.00 0.0
94 76 0.00 0.0
90 71 0.00 0.0
100 74 0.00 0.0
99 72 0.05 0.0
103 76 0.10 0.0
82 69 0.50 0.0
81 71 0.00 0.0
86 74 0.46 0.0
90 72 0.00 0.0
85 74 0.11 0.0
84 71 0.34 0.0
89 75 0.00 0.0
91 75 0.00 0.0
89 72 0.00 0.0
91 74 0.00 0.0
92 74 0.00 0.0
92 75 0.00 0.0
87 76 0.00 0.0
August 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 74 0.01 0.0
79 73 0.07 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
85 71 0.02 0.0
90 71 0.18 0.0
92 73 0.03 0.0
81 62 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
92 69 1.33 0.0
90 71 0.08 0.0
83 65 0.00 0.0
79 63 0.00 0.0
71 61 0.09 0.0
79 66 0.09 0.0
84 64 0.09 0.0
86 72 0.05 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
87 70 0.03 0.0
85 64 0.20 0.0
86 64 0.07 0.0
87 70 0.00 0.0
85 73 0.00 0.0
76 62 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
68 58 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.00 0.0
September 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 53 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
79 65 0.05 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
74 61 0.00 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
82 63 0.01 0.0
71 60 0.13 0.0
77 64 0.76 0.0
75 63 0.70 0.0
83 68 0.03 0.0
78 67 0.00 0.0
72 57 0.00 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.00 0.0
77 62 0.13 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
77 56 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.05 0.0
65 52 0.17 0.0
54 44 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
64 46 0.02 0.0
63 54 0.88 0.0
73 60 0.19 0.0
81 68 0.00 0.0
October 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 63 0.00 0.0
77 58 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.03 0.0
71 54 0.00 0.0
63 50 0.01 0.0
69 48 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.03 0.0
73 48 0.02 0.0
56 43 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
69 58 0.14 0.0
66 54 0.00 0.0
58 52 1.14 0.0
59 45 0.00 0.0
54 39 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.00 0.0
50 39 0.22 0.0
46 40 0.02 0.0
51 43 0.08 0.0
53 49 0.07 0.0
57 49 0.00 0.0
51 34 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.06 0.0
November 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 40 0.76 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
52 35 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.00 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
52 36 0.00 0.0
50 40 0.30 0.0
45 38 0.00 0.0
47 39 0.00 0.0
51 38 0.00 0.0
54 38 0.05 0.0
52 40 0.05 0.0
58 45 0.00 0.0
56 44 0.00 0.0
48 38 0.00 0.0
42 37 0.35 0.0
43 28 0.11 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
48 41 0.01 0.0
63 44 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
68 51 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.20 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.00 0.0
December 1887 Washington D.C. Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
30 17 0.00 n/a
45 23 0.00 n/a
56 35 0.00 n/a
59 40 0.00 n/a
52 32 0.22 n/a
49 31 0.00 n/a
51 27 0.00 n/a
54 38 0.01 n/a
49 34 0.03 n/a
59 41 0.89 n/a
59 46 0.04 n/a
51 37 0.00 n/a
48 30 0.00 n/a
45 28 0.00 n/a
45 40 0.92 n/a
42 32 0.00 n/a
36 28 0.64 n/a
39 30 0.00 n/a
45 35 0.00 n/a
39 30 0.51 n/a
45 34 0.00 n/a
38 27 0.00 n/a
37 22 0.00 n/a
38 27 0.00 n/a
39 30 0.00 n/a
37 30 0.00 n/a
41 31 0.00 n/a
47 21 0.63 n/a
25 15 0.00 n/a
27 14 0.00 n/a
32 21 0.42 n/a
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