The climate of Virginia State is generally mild and temperate. Winters are generally cool, with temperatures ranging from the mid twenties to low thirties in January. Summers are warm, with temperatures typically reaching the high eighties in July. Virginia is known for its humid summers, especially in the eastern region of the state where summer months can be very hot and muggy. Spring and autumn are usually milder temperatures, with a few cold nights scattered throughout the year. Overall, Virginia has a moderate climate which makes it an attractive destination for outdoor activities year-round.
Virginia, Virginia gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Virginia averages 14 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 Virginia. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Virginia gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Virginia's annual BestPlaces Comfort Index of 7.4 (10=best) indicates it is one of the most pleasant states in the United States.
7.9 / 6
Summer / Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in the state of Virginia, while January and February are the least comfortable months.