Zip 23226 (Richmond, VA) Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for the 23226 zip code are May, September and June. In the 23226 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 23226 zip code with an average high temperature of 88.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in the 23226 zip code with 4.8 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

3 PM PST

Isolated Showers And Thunderstorms then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms

81°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightIsolated Showers And Thunderstorms then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms70° / 80°E 2 to 6 mph
Saturday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms68° / 89°N 2 to 6 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms71° / 87°S 3 mph
Monday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms71° / 88°S 2 to 6 mph
Tuesday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms73° / 89°SW 6 mph
Wednesday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms72° / 87°SW 7 mph
Thursday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms72° / 88°SW 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Richmond (zip 23226) 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 7.8. 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
January47° 28°
February51° 30°
March60° 36°
April70° 46°
May77° 55°
June85° 64°
July89° 68°
August87° 67°
September81° 59°
October70° 48°
November61° 39°
December50° 31°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Richmond
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January021102
February01892
March011101
April12100
May20110
June8090
July140110
August10090
September3080
October0170
November0880
December019101

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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