Richmond, Virginia 

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Weather in Richmond, Virginia

The most pleasant months of the year for Richmond are May, September and October. In Richmond, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Richmond with an average high temperature of 89.7°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Richmond with 4.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Richmond, VA

2 PM PST

Mostly Sunny

76°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonMostly Sunny81° / 58°SE 6 mph
FridayAreas Of Fog then Partly Sunny75° / 58°SE 0 to 5 mph
SaturdayPatchy Fog then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms78° / 52°SW 2 to 6 mph
SundaySlight Chance Rain Showers56° / 53°NE 8 mph
MondayPartly Sunny73° / 59°W 1 to 6 mph
TuesdaySlight Chance Rain Showers76° / 59°SW 6 mph
WednesdaySlight Chance Rain Showers72° / 55°SW 3 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Richmond area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Virginia.

7.3 / 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
January47° 28°
February51° 30°
March60° 36°
April70° 45°
May78° 54°
June86° 64°
July90° 68°
August88° 67°
September81° 59°
October71° 47°
November61° 38°
December50° 30°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Richmond
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January021102
February01892
March011101
April12100
May20110
June9090
July150110
August11090
September4080
October0170
November0880
December020101

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 Richmond    104 Reviews
its fun but kinda scary - 3/5/2019
born and raised here. it's alright. the scenery and shops are nice but it isn't very safe. very fun place to be though. we have a lot of... Read More
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Richmond - 6/5/2018
I have lived all over the country and Richmond is definitely one of the nicer places. There are political differences, cultural differences, ethnic differences, etc. but... Read More

Born and raised here, getting the hell out!! - 4/25/2018
A woman just punched from behind a deaf and partially blind grocery store worker in Midlothian because she didn't respond to her asking where an item is. That pretty... Read More


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