Richmond
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
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
April in Richmond, Virginia, is a pleasant spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 46°F (7.8°C) and an average high of 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Temperature

In Richmond, the average high-temperature rises, from a moderate 60.1°F (15.6°C) in March, to an agreeable 70.3°F (21.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Richmond, is 46°F (7.8°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Richmond, Virginia, is April, with an average relative humidity of 60.8%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, Virginia, in April, during 10 rainfall days, 3.3" (83.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Richmond, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 43.6" (1107.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December.

Daylight

In Richmond, the average length of the day is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

In Richmond, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In April, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in April in Richmond?

In April, in Richmond, Virginia, the average high-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Richmond?

April is the least humid month in Richmond, with an average relative humidity of 60.8%.

What is the average humidity in April in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in April in Richmond, Virginia, is 60.8%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in April?

In Richmond, Virginia, in April, during 10 rainfall days, 3.3" (83.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Richmond?

April is the last month it regularly snows in Richmond, Virginia. During 0.1 snowfall days, in April, Richmond aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in April?

The average length of the day in April in Richmond is 13.2h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Richmond?

In April, the average sunshine in Richmond is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Richmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Richmond, Virginia, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in April: 21.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 7.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.1°C).

Average humidity in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in April: 60.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (77.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (60.8%).

Average rainfall in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in April: 83.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (118.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (70.1mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in April: 2.5mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (99.1mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.1 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in April: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.7h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average UV index in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in April: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).