April weather forecast
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 is an agreeable spring month in Richmond, Virginia, with an average temperature varying between 49.3°F (9.6°C) and 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 a pleasant 68.4°F (20.2°C). In April, in Richmond, the average low-temperature is 49.3°F (9.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 72%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. April is the last month it regularly snows in Richmond. During 0.3 snowfall days, in April, 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 is 13h and 11min.
On the first day of April in Richmond, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:32 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 7:58 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Richmond, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in April transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in April in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in April is 72%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in April?

In April, the rain falls for 14.9 days. Throughout April, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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?

The average day length in April in Richmond is 13h and 11min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Richmond?

On the first day of April in Richmond, Virginia, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:32 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 7:58 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Richmond?

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

What is the UV index intensity in April in Richmond?

In Richmond, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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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"Hg

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

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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").
The 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).
The 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: 13h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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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).
The 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

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

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