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

Weather in April

April in Richmond, Virginia, is an agreeable spring month, with average temperature ranging between min 49.3°F (9.6°C) and max 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a moderate 56.1°F (13.4°C) in March, to an agreeable 68.4°F (20.2°C). In April, in Richmond, the average low-temperature is 49.3°F (9.6°C).

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, in April, during 14.9 rainfall days, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 154.5 rainfall days, and 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Richmond. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, Richmond aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Richmond, there are 10.1 snowfall days, and 7.2" (183mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Richmond is 9h.

UV index

In Richmond, Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Richmond?

The average high-temperature, in April, is 68.4°F (20.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 49.3°F (9.6°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Richmond?

In April, the average relative humidity in Richmond is 72%.

How many days does it rain in April in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, during April, the rain falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Richmond?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, in April, Richmond aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in April?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in April?

In Richmond, the average sunshine in April is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in April
Richmond, VA

Average temperature in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in April: 68.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 49.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.7°F).

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Average pressure in April
Richmond, VA

Average pressure in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average pressure in April: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

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Average wind speed in April
Richmond, VA

Average wind speed in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average wind speed in April: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in April
Richmond, VA

Average humidity in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in April: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (68%).

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Average rainfall in April
Richmond, VA

Average rainfall in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in April
Richmond, VA

Average rainfall days in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Richmond, VA

Average snowfall in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.05").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Richmond, VA

Average snowfall days in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Richmond, VA

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Richmond, VA

Average sunshine days in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average sunshine days in April: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.1 days).

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Average UV index in April
Richmond, VA

Average UV index in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in April: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in April
Richmond, VA

Average cloud cover in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average cloud cover in April: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in April
Richmond, VA

Average visibility in April - Richmond, VA
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are May and December (5mi).

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