Petersburg, Virginia 

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Weather in Petersburg, Virginia

The most pleasant months of the year for Petersburg are May, September and October. In Petersburg, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Petersburg with an average high temperature of 90.1°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Petersburg with 2.6 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 - Petersburg, VA

7 PM PST

Rain Showers Likely then Light Rain

51°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightRain Showers Likely then Light Rain35° / 43°N 9 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear25° / 42°N 2 mph
Thursday NightMostly Cloudy31° / 47°NE 2 mph
Friday NightLight Rain45° / 55°N 2 mph
Saturday NightChance Light Rain then Partly Cloudy42° / 53°SW 6 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy34° / 46°W 2 to 7 mph
Monday NightChance Light Rain37° / 53°E 2 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Petersburg 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° 37°
April72° 46°
May79° 56°
June87° 65°
July90° 69°
August89° 67°
September82° 60°
October72° 48°
November63° 40°
December52° 31°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Petersburg
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Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January020101
February01791
March010100
April1190
May2090
June9090
July160100
August12090
September4070
October0170
November0780
December01891

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 Petersburg    3 Reviews
Distorted perception of crime - 7/20/2008
Petersburg's crime statistics do not accurately reflect the true picture of our city. Unfortunately, cime is crime, but the lack of the most serious random acts of crime... Read More

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Petersburg an exciting value for those who want to - 6/20/2007
Though there are people who rent in petersburg who work in nearby richmond, the rental market is not yet prohibitive in richmond. The real value is for those who want... Read More

Climate - 7/24/2006
Climate is hot and humid in summer but spring and fall are generally quite nice. Winters are not bad either, it snows occasionally but there is still a lot of sunshine... Read More


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