Washington, DC

United States
Mayor Muriel Bowser, Elected 2014

Membership Profile

City Snapshot

Population: Mayor's Jurisdiction

670 thousand people

Area: Mayor's Jurisdiction

158 km2

Annual Rainfall

1007 mm/year

Average Temperature

14.7 °C

GDP (US Dollars)

$122 Billion

* Bar graph maximums are derived from the C40 Member with the greatest value in each category. An indicator ( ) also displays the average of all C40 Member cities for additional context.

Compact of Mayors Phases Complete

Reflects 2016 data. Progress toward compliance with the Compact is further recognised by the new Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy.

Mayoral Powers

  • own and operate
  • set and enforce policies
  • budgetary and revenue control
  • set vision
  • Private Buildings
  • Public Buildings
  • Energy Supply
  • Finance & Economy
  • Public Transport
  • City Roads
  • Urban Land Use
  • Waste
  • Water
  • not available
  • not applicable
  • limited powers
  • partial powers
  • strong powers