PHOTOS: Top 10 DC-area weather events in 2018

WASHINGTON — If the weather in 2018 could be summed up in one word that word would be “wet.”

After repeated downpours during the spring, summer and fall, D.C.’s precipitation total for the year reached an all-time high in mid-December, surpassing 61.33 inches, breaking a record set in 1889.

The year will also be remembered for its frigid beginning, ferocious windstorm and curiously timed spring and fall snow.

Click through the gallery for a look back at the remarkable weather that bellowed through the nation’s capital in 2018.


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