Richmond - Recent October Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the October weather in Richmond, Virginia was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives October 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 hot or cold days occurred each October. 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

October temperature averages by year in Richmond
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
72 53 2018 22 11
75 53 2017 24 11
73 52 2016 23 11
68 47 2015 20 8
74 51 2014 23 11
72 53 2013 22 12
70 50 2012 21 10
69 49 2011 21 10
73 50 2010 23 10
Number of days in October when the temperature in Richmond dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 2018 17 2
0 2017 22 0
0 2016 19 0
0 2015 16 0
0 2014 23 0
1 2013 15 2
0 2012 18 0
1 2011 19 0
0 2010 19 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Richmond during October 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 October in Richmond
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
7 2018 6.0 153
10 2017 5.0 126
6 2016 4.2 108
9 2015 3.2 82
11 2014 2.6 67
9 2013 4.3 108
11 2012 4.0 102
9 2011 2.8 71
8 2010 2.1 54
Reference

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

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