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Washington DC has a muggy subtropical atmosphere. Winter is cool with a normal temperature of 38 °F (3.3 °C) in January. While summer is sweltering and muggy with a normal temperature of 79.2 °F (26.2 °C). Winter has yearly snowfall averaging about 14.7 inches (37 cm). Amid summer you can see witness many t-storms. Around every 5 years, the D.C area gets a blizzard. Twisters and tropical storms are uncommon. 

The hottest temperature at any point recorded in the state was 106 °F (41 °C) and the least was −15 °F (−26 °C). Washington DC USDA Hardiness Zones territory from 6b to 7b. 


Palm Trees in Washington DC 

Cold winters with a good amount of snow along with the infrequent blizzards, makes it difficult to sustain palm trees. To have a shot of owning palm trees effectively in this state, you should make a microclimate and give as much winter assurance to your palms as possible. Plant amazingly hardy palms that are sturdy and can change in accordance with an assortment of conditions.

The following are a few palms that will live in Washington DC. Remember that you would need to live in zone 7b to have any palms. Different zones are excessively cold. 

Needle Palm Tree – Zones 5b-11 (- 15 to - 10F)

European Fan Palm Tree – Zones 7b-11 (5 to 10 F) 

Pindo Palm Tree – Zones 7b-11 (5 to 10 F) 

Sago Palm Tree – Zones 7b-11 (5 to 10 F) 

Saw Palmetto Palm Tree – Zones 7a-11 (0 to 5 F) 

Windmill Palm Tree – Zones 7b-11 (5 to 10 F)