Richmond, Virginia Weather Information
Richmond enjoys a mild climate, yet features four seasons, providing visitors with interest and variability, year-round. With plenty of historical and artistic sites, outdoor recreation opportunities, theme parks and fine dining options, Richmond offers something for everyone, no matter what time of year it is!
Summer in Richmond
Summers in Richmond require cool, comfortable clothing, as daytime highs during July and August reach the upper 80s and lower 90s. Light colored clothing made with natural fiber helps the body to stay cool, even on the hottest Richmond days. Overnight lows during summertime are between 55 and 68 degrees. July is the warmest month, and also the wettest month, with an average of 4.6 inches of rain. The warm Richmond summer is the perfect time to enjoy the Watermelon Festival Richmond VA.
Fall in Richmond
Fall is considerably cooler and very pleasant in Richmond. Daytime highs in September are still in the lower 80s, but by November, the daily high is around 60 degrees. Visitors in September will want to bring plenty of cool, short-sleeved shirts; by October, however, long-sleeves may be needed during the evenings. Visitors coming to Richmond in November will want to add a lightweight jacket or sweater to their suitcase, as overnight lows can be in the upper 30s.
Winter in Richmond
Winters in Richmond are mild, with daytime highs in the mid 40s and low 50s, and over night lows just below the freezing point. Visitors during the holiday season will want to be sure to bring a heavy coat, a scarf and gloves! January is the coldest month in Richmond, and also receives the most snow, when approximately 4.9 inches falls.
Spring in Richmond
The spring thaw is pleasant in Virginia, and on most days, a jacket or light coat is all that is needed. During warm spring days, a lightweight sweater or long-sleeved shirt is enough, as daytime highs during April and May are frequently in the mid to upper 70s. Springtime lows are between 37 and 55 degrees.
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