Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

KDCA · Washington, D.C., United States

Wind direction of Wind direction 070° Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 1/19
Wind: 8 kt, 3 beaufort

2 kt

8 kt
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OVC 800
METAR KDCA 021228Z 07008KT 3SM RA BR OVC008 07/06 A3023 RMK AO2 P0007 T00670056

METAR Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - KDCA/DCA

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is a large airport in Washington, D.C., United States. The airport is located at latitude 38.85144 and longitude -77.03772. The airport has 3 runways: 1/19, 4/22 and 15/33. The ICAO airport code of this field is KDCA. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is DCA. The airport's IATA code is DCA. The airport is in the Washington FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on March 2, 2024 07:28, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 070° with a speed of 8 kt.

Visibility is 3 mi.

There are overcast clouds at an altitude of 800 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 800 ft.

Current weather is rain, mist. The temperature is 7 °C, with a wind chill of 3 °C. The dew point is 6 °C, the relative humidity is 93%. The air pressure at sea level is 30.23 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:37 and sets at 18:02. This applies to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -5 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
1/19 356°-176° 8 kt 2 kt 96 %
4/22 026°-206° 6 kt 6 kt 69 %
15/33 143°-323° 8 kt 2 kt 96 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


800 ft OVC Overcast clouds

Temperature & Weather

Weather Rain
Temperature 6.7 °C
Dewpoint 5.6 °C
Rel. humidity 93%
Wind chill 3 °C
Kp-index 0 (0-9)


AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
P0007Water equivalent of rainfall since previous observation is 0.07 inch (0.0 mm)
T00670056Temperature is 6.7 °C (44.1 °F), dew point is 5.6 °C (42.1 °F)

Daylight period

18:02 (10:25h)


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