Richmond, VA Climate in April

Temperature for April

In Richmond, VA during April the average high temperature is 72.6°F. The hottest day on record was April 18, 1976 when the temperature hit 96.1°F.

Richmond, VA daily average and extreme temperature range for April

Low Temperature

During April the overnight temperature drops to an average of 45.4°F, with the lowest temperature of 22.6°F being recorded on April 10, 1985. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 9 times in April.

Precipitation for April

In April the average monthly rainfall in Richmond, VA is 3.22 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 1944 was the driest April with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest April with 11.63 inches of rain. The wettest single day in April was 6 April 1973 when 5.91 inches of rain fell.

In April it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 2 and 3 days in April.