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

October 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
October, like September, is an agreeable autumn month in Richmond, Virginia, with average temperature fluctuating between 71.1°F (21.7°C) and 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a warm 81.1°F (27.3°C) in September, to an agreeable 71.1°F (21.7°C). In Richmond, Virginia, the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Humidity

In Richmond, the average relative humidity in October is 73.8%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, it is raining for 7.4 days, with typically 3" (75.7mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Richmond, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 43.6" (1107.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Richmond snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Richmond is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
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 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.

What is the temperature in October in Richmond?

In October, in Richmond, the average high-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in October is 73.8%.

How many days does it rain in October in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, in October, during 7.4 rainfall days, 3" (75.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Richmond in October?

In Richmond, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Richmond?

May through October are months without snowfall in Richmond, Virginia.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Richmond, Virginia, is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, the average sunshine in October is 7.2h.

How high is the UV index in October in Richmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in October: 71°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 October: 48.3°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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in October: 73.8%

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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in October: 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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.4 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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

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 October: 7.2h

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 October - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in October: 5

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).