February 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 February

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In Richmond, the average length of the day in February is 10.8h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Richmond is 3. 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: In February, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 temperature in February in Richmond?

In February, in Richmond, Virginia, 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?

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

How many days does it rain in February in Richmond?

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

How much does it snow in Richmond in February?

In Richmond, in February, snow falls for 2.9 days, with typically accumulated 1.42" (36mm) of snow.

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

In Richmond, Virginia, the average length of the day in February is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Richmond?

The average sunshine in February in Richmond is 5.2h.

How high is the UV index in February in Richmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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 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").
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).
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: 10.8h

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 February: 5.2h

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 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).
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

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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