May 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 average temperature in May in Richmond?

In May, in Richmond, the average high-temperature is 77.9°F (25.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 55°F (12.8°C).
Average temperature in May - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.5°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 May: 12.8°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 May - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in May: 69.5%

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 May - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in May: 96mm

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 May - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.8 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 May - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

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 May - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

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 May: 9.3h

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 May - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in May: 8

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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