Richmond - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Richmond, Virginia was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot days occurred each August. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Richmond had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Richmond International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Richmond
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
89 70 2018 32 21
86 67 2017 30 20
90 70 2016 32 21
88 67 2015 31 20
86 67 2014 30 20
85 67 2013 29 20
87 69 2012 31 21
90 68 2011 32 20
90 70 2010 32 21
Number of days in August when the temperature in Richmond rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 13
2017 30 7
2016 31 19
2015 31 10
2014 31 5
2013 31 7
2012 31 10
2011 31 13
2010 31 17

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Richmond during August in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for August in Richmond
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
16 2018 3.4 85
9 2017 5.9 151
4 2016 0.5 13
7 2015 2.8 70
9 2014 3.6 92
12 2013 7.6 193
12 2012 3.5 89
11 2011 7.1 181
11 2010 3.9 100
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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