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Richmond Climate & Weather

Richmond Climate and Weather


Richmond has a humid subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and mild winters. Late May heralds the start of warm summer days, and the peak summer months, between June and August, can be very hot and humid, with highs of 100°F (38°C) fairly common. Some relief from the summer heat is provided by rain showers, with July the wettest month of the year. Days stay warm to mild through to October, when fall is marked by nights once again becoming chilly. December and January are the coldest winter months, with a mean temperature of 37°F (3°C). Light snowfalls occur from the end of November, but most snow falls in January.


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