Climate and monthly weather forecast
Richmond, VA

River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Richmond, Virginia, is another chilly winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 29.7°F (-1.3°C) and an average high of 44.6°F (7°C). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 44.6°F (7°C) and an average low-temperature of 29.7°F (-1.3°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Richmond, is also a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and an average high of 49.3°F (9.6°C). In February, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still frosty 49.3°F (9.6°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a moderate month in Richmond, Virginia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 56.1°F (13.4°C) and an average low of 38.8°F (3.8°C). In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a chilly 49.3°F (9.6°C) in February to a moderate 56.1°F (13.4°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Richmond, Virginia, is a pleasant spring month, with an average temperature varying between 68.4°F (20.2°C) and 49.3°F (9.6°C). In April, the average high-temperature rises from a moderate 56.1°F (13.4°C) in March to a pleasant 68.4°F (20.2°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Richmond, Virginia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 58.1°F (14.5°C) and an average high of 78.3°F (25.7°C). In Richmond, Virginia, the average high-temperature in May increases from an agreeable 68.4°F (20.2°C) in April to a moderately hot 78.3°F (25.7°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Richmond, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 65.5°F (18.6°C). In June, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a moderately hot 78.3°F (25.7°C) in May to a still warm 85.6°F (29.8°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July in Richmond, Virginia, is a tropical summer month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C). The warmest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 90.9°F (32.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 70.2°F (21.2°C). In July, the average heat index is computed to be an extremely hot 107.6°F (42°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Richmond, Virginia, with an average temperature ranging between max 88.3°F (31.3°C) and min 68.5°F (20.3°C). In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 88.3°F (31.3°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is also a moderately hot month in Richmond, Virginia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 63.1°F (17.3°C) and an average high of 81.3°F (27.4°C). In September, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a tropical 88.3°F (31.3°C) in August to a moderately hot 81.3°F (27.4°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Richmond, Virginia, is another pleasant autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 69.8°F (21°C) and 52°F (11.1°C). In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a warm 81.3°F (27.4°C) in September to a pleasant 69.8°F (21°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Richmond, is another mild month, with an average temperature ranging between max 57°F (13.9°C) and min 40.8°F (4.9°C). In November, the average high-temperature drops from an agreeable 69.8°F (21°C) in October to a mild 57°F (13.9°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Richmond, Virginia, with an average temperature varying between 49.1°F (9.5°C) and 35.1°F (1.7°C). In Richmond, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops from a mild 57°F (13.9°C) in November to a frosty 49.1°F (9.5°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Richmond?

January is the coldest month in Richmond, Virginia, with an average high-temperature of 44.6°F (7°C) and an average low-temperature of 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

How many days does it rain in Richmond?

Throughout the year, there are 154.5 rainfall days, and 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Richmond?

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Richmond.

What is the snowiest month in Richmond?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Richmond, Virginia. Snow falls for 3.3 days and accumulates 2.05" (52mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, during the entire year, snow falls for 10.1 days and aggregates up to 7.2" (183mm) of snow.

When is the lowest UV index in Richmond?

The months with the lowest UV index in Richmond, Virginia, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Richmond?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

When it does not snow in Richmond?

May through October are months without snowfall.

When are the longest days in Richmond?

The month with the longest days in Richmond, Virginia, is June, with an average of 14h and 43min of daylight.

What is the warmest month in Richmond?

The warmest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 90.9°F (32.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 70.2°F (21.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Richmond?

July is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What month has the most sunshine in Richmond?

With an average of 10.5h of sunshine, July has the most sunshine of the year in Richmond, Virginia.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Richmond?

With an average maximum UV index of 7, July is the month with the highest UV index.

What is the rainiest month in Richmond?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15.6 days and accumulates 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Richmond?

The month with the least rainfall in Richmond is September, when the rain falls for 11.2 days and typically collects 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation.

What is the most humid month in Richmond?

With an average relative humidity of 78%, December is the most humid month in Richmond, Virginia.

What is the month with the shortest days in Richmond?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 37min of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Richmond?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Richmond, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

Average temperature
Richmond, VA

Average temperature - Richmond, VA

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.6°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.7°F).

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Average pressure
Richmond, VA

Average pressure - Richmond, VA

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed
Richmond, VA

Average wind speed - Richmond, VA

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average rainfall
Richmond, VA

Average rainfall - Richmond, VA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days
Richmond, VA

Average rainfall days - Richmond, VA

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall
Richmond, VA

Average snowfall - Richmond, VA

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.05").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days
Richmond, VA

Average snowfall days - Richmond, VA

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Richmond, VA

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Richmond, VA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 37min).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days
Richmond, VA

Average sunshine days - Richmond, VA

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.1 days).

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Average visibility
Richmond, VA

Average visibility - Richmond, VA

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May and December (5mi).

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