October 2-5, 2008 • Washington, DC, USA
Climate & Clothing
College Park and Bethesda, Maryland, are two suburbs of Washington DC, lying
at the western edge of the middle Atlantic coastal plain, about 80km east of the
Blue Ridge Mountains and 55km west of the Chesapeake Bay.
Autumn weather in the DC metro area is generally warm during the day, cool
and crisp at night. Temperature highs are in the 60-70F (15-20C) range, lows in
the 40-50F (5-10C) range. The area this time of year is absolutely beautiful,
with the foliage displaying hues of yellow, orange and red.
Plan to dress in layers to accommodate the change in temperature.
Attendees usually dress business casual during the day, and slightly more formal
during the evening events.