The mercury briefly settled at 55 degrees at Dulles Airport, matching the record low temperature for the date from 1976
Thanks to the polar vortex, we welcome below average temperatures and delightful humidity levels on the summer's hottest days.
While it's too soon to get overly worked up about early next week's storm threat, it's also worth an early heads-up.
A new report finds greenhouse gas emissions could change our summers profoundly.
Washington, D.C.'s run of spectacular weekend weather has now reached 14 straight weeks, and it goes back even further than that.
June 2014 was the first drier-than-normal month in D.C. since January. It marked the third month in a row with above normal temperatures.
At 1:41 p.m., the mercury touched 97 degrees, setting a new record high for June 17. It broke the previous record of 95 set in 1991.
Over the past 14 years, a lack of 90+ days in the first half of June has often portended a summer that's not especially hot.
Since the beginning of April, 19 out of the last 20 weekend days have had no measurable rain during the daylight hours.
May capped a three-month period (meteorological spring) that was very slightly cooler and wetter than normal