Chester, Virginia 

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Weather in Chester, Virginia

The most pleasant months of the year for Chester are May, September and October. In Chester, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Chester with an average high temperature of 90.0°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Chester with 3.0 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Chester, VA

7 PM PST

Clear

59°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightClear49° / 80°N 2 mph
Friday NightClear54° / 85°SW 5 mph
Saturday NightClear59° / 88°S 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear63° / 90°S 7 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy67° / 87°W 3 to 7 mph
Tuesday NightPartly Cloudy60° / 85°NE 3 mph
Wednesday NightPartly Cloudy64° / 89°S 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 7 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Chester area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Virginia.

7.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January49° 29°
February53° 31°
March61° 38°
April71° 47°
May79° 56°
June87° 65°
July90° 70°
August88° 68°
September82° 61°
October72° 49°
November63° 40°
December52° 32°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Chester
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January019101
February01691
March09100
April11100
May20110
June90100
July160110
August12090
September4080
October0180
November0690
December017101

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.


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Reviews for Chester    6 Reviews
Chester VA - What a lovely area - 7/3/2007
I just recently discovered a little suburb of Richmond, called Chester. Yes, it is small and not much going on in that area - but if you want a peaceful area to live -... Read More

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Chester's Not a Bad Place To Live - 4/24/2007
I grew up in Chester and it really isn't a bad place to live if you like living in a very populated area. It has great schools, low crime, easy access to both Richmond... Read More

Chester - Bedroom Community to Richmond, VA - 4/29/2006
Chester, because of its location midway between Richmond, VA and Petersburg, VA, was once just a train station. With residential growth in affluent Chesterfield County... Read More


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