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

October 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
October, the same as September, in Richmond, Virginia, is another pleasant autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 48.4°F (9.1°C) and 71.1°F (21.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a moderately hot 81.1°F (27.3°C) in September, to a pleasant 71.1°F (21.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Richmond, is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Humidity

In Richmond, the average relative humidity in October is 73.8%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, Virginia, during October, the rain falls for 7.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 3" (75.7mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 114 rainfall days, and 43.6" (1107.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Richmond, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows. Throughout the year, 10.3" (261.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Richmond, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Richmond, Virginia, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Richmond?

In Richmond, in October, the average high-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, the average relative humidity in October is 73.8%.

How many days does it rain in October in Richmond?

In Richmond, in October, during 7.4 rainfall days, 3" (75.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Richmond in October?

In Richmond, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in October?

In Richmond, the average length of the day in October is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, the average sunshine in October is 7.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in October: 21.7°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 October: 9.1°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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in October: 73.8%

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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in October: 75.7mm

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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.4 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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in October: 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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

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 October: 7.2h

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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in October: 5

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).