The climate in Richmond during August can be summarized as mild and wet.
August is in the summer in Richmond and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||23.1°C 73.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||12.7°C 54.9°F|
|Average temperature||17.9°C 64.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||125 mm 4.9 ins|
|Rainy days||13 days|
|Sea temperature||16.6°C 61.9°F|
|Windspeed||9.4kph 6 mph|
On average August is the wettest month of the year in Richmond with around 125mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Richmond in August 2023.
Best places to visit in August
|Hottest month:||July||24.5°C 76.1°F|
|Driest month:||February||61mm 2.4ins|
|Coldest month:||January||-6.5°C 20.3°F|
|Wettest month:||August||125mm 4.9ins|