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The most pleasant months of the year for Virginia are September, May and June. In Virginia, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Virginia with an average high temperature of 86.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other states. January is the snowiest month in Virginia with 4.6 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 - Virginia, VA

3 AM PST

Patchy Fog then Showers And Thunderstorms Likely

70°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayPatchy Fog then Showers And Thunderstorms Likely78° / 68°NE 1 to 5 mph
SundayPatchy Fog then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms87° / 69°SW 1 to 6 mph
MondayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely86° / 69°S 5 mph
TuesdaySlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms86° / 71°NW 2 to 6 mph
WednesdayChance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms87° / 71°SW 7 mph
ThursdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms84° / 69°SW 6 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers85° / 69°SW 3 mph

Weather Highlights

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

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Virginia area is 7.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Virginia.

7.9 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January45° 25°
February49° 27°
March57° 34°
April68° 43°
May75° 52°
June83° 61°
July87° 66°
August85° 64°
September79° 57°
October69° 45°
November59° 36°
December48° 28°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Virginia
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January023102
February02092
March014101
April04100
May10110
June50100
July90110
August7090
September2080
October0380
November01190
December021101

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.

Reviews for Virginia
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Over 7 years ago

Virginia is a lovely place to live and raise a family. But, there are no jobs here and it is a very unfriendly state. Housing cost is on the rise and incomes are on a  More

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Overpriced housing. Too much development. Not that many good jobs in Northern Virginia. Terrible traffic. Huge ugly data centers being built on every vacant plot of  More

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Over 8 years ago

It is a great small town. I am not a big fan of Virginia's state government  More

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