February 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 February

The last month of the winter, February, is another chilly month in Richmond, Virginia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and an average high of 49.3°F (9.6°C).

Temperature

In Richmond, Virginia, the average high-temperature in February is relatively the same as in January - a still frosty 49.3°F (9.6°C). In Richmond, the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Richmond is 74%.

Rainfall

In February, in Richmond, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout February, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Richmond, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.5 days and collects up to 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Richmond, Virginia. In Richmond, during February, snow falls for 2.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.42" (36mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 10.1 snowfall days, and 7.2" (183mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Richmond, Virginia, the average length of the day in February is 10h and 50min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 6:02 pm EST.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in Richmond, Virginia, is 5.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in February interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 temperature in February in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, in February, the average high-temperature is 49.3°F (9.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in February in Richmond is 74%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in February?

In Richmond, in February, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 2.64" (67mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, during February, snow falls for 2.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.42" (36mm) of snow.

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

In Richmond, Virginia, the average day length in February is 10h and 50min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Richmond?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 6:02 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February in Richmond, Virginia, is 5.2h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Richmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Richmond, Virginia, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Richmond, VA

Average temperature in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in February: 49.3°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 February: 31.8°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 February
Richmond, VA

Average pressure in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average pressure in February: 30.09"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 February
Richmond, VA

Average wind speed in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average wind speed in February: 6.9mph

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 February
Richmond, VA

Average humidity in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in February: 74%

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 February
Richmond, VA

Average rainfall in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.64"

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 February
Richmond, VA

Average rainfall days in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10.9 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 February
Richmond, VA

Average snowfall in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in February: 1.42"

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 February
Richmond, VA

Average snowfall days in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 2.9 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 February /
Average sunshine in February
Richmond, VA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 50min

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 February: 5h and 12min

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 February
Richmond, VA

Average sunshine days in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 14.6 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 February
Richmond, VA

Average UV index in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in February: 3

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 February
Richmond, VA

Average cloud cover in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 45

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 February
Richmond, VA

Average visibility in February - Richmond, VA
  • Average visibility in February: 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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