Richmond, Texas 

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Climate in Richmond, Texas

Richmond, Texas gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Richmond averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in Richmond. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Richmond gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 92 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 43
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Richmond is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Texas.

6.6 / 10
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Richmond, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Richmond, TexasUnited States
  48.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  92.0 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  93.9°85.8°
  42.6°21.7°
  6.67
  5.84.3
  92 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Richmond with an average high temperature of 94.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Texas. In Richmond, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Richmond are April, November and March.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Richmond with an average of 42.6°. This is warmer than most places in Texas.


In Richmond, there are 105.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Texas.


In Richmond, there are 9.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Texas.


In Richmond, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


October is the wettest month in Richmond with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 30% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.9 inches in Richmond means that it is wetter than most places in Texas.


December is the rainiest month in Richmond with 8.7 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 92.0 rainy days annually in Richmond, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Richmond, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Texas. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Richmond.





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