December 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

What is the temperature in December in Richmond?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Richmond, is 50.7°F (10.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

How much does it rain in Richmond in December?

In Richmond, during December, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (82.8mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Richmond in December?

In Richmond, Virginia, during December, snow falls for 1.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.1" (53.3mm) of snow.
Average temperature in December - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in December: 10.4°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 December: -0.3°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 December - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in December: 68.9%

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 December - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in December: 82.8mm

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 December - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.7 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 December - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in December: 53.3mm

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 December - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.2 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 December / Average sunshine in December - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.6h

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 December: 5.3h

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 December - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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).

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