Richmond
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Richmond, VA

River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
April in Richmond, Virginia, is an agreeable spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 70.3°F (21.3°C) and min 46°F (7.8°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a mild 60.1°F (15.6°C) in March, to a pleasant 70.3°F (21.3°C). In Richmond, the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 60.8%, April is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Richmond, during 10 rainfall days, 3.3" (83.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Richmond, Virginia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 43.6" (1107.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Richmond, Virginia, are January through April, November and December. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.1 snowfall days, Richmond aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow. In Richmond, during the entire year, snow falls for 6.1 days, and aggregates up to 10.3" (261.6mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

In Richmond, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Richmond?

The average high-temperature, in April, is 70.3°F (21.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Richmond?

The least humid month in Richmond is April, with an average relative humidity of 60.8%.

What is the average humidity in April in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in April in Richmond, Virginia, is 60.8%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in April?

In Richmond, in April, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 3.3" (83.1mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Richmond?

April is the last month it regularly snows in Richmond. During 0.1 snowfall days, in April, Richmond aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in April in Richmond?

In April, the average length of the day in Richmond, Virginia, is 13.2h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, the average sunshine in April is 8.7h.

How high is the UV index in April in Richmond?

In Richmond, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in April: 70.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 46.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.3°F).

Average humidity in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in April: 60.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (77.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (60.8%).

Average rainfall in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.8").

Average rainfall days in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.1 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in April: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.7h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average UV index in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in April: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).