Smithfield, VA is located in the humid subtropical climate zone of Virginia. Summers are hot and humid while winters are mild with average temperatures ranging between 28 and 48 degrees Fahrenheit. Precipitation is fairly common throughout the year with occasional periods of heavy rainfall during late spring and summer months. Spring can bring severe storms including thunderstorms, hail, high winds, and tornadoes, while winter brings snowfall on occasion. Smithfield enjoys a good amount of sunshine during the warmer months with mild days in the fall season.
Smithfield, Virginia gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Smithfield averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 212 sunny days per year in Smithfield. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Smithfield gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year